August 28, 2019

When Is It Appropriate To Roll An Options Position?

I am typically not a big fan of “rolling a position”.  Typically you get one of two things or both.  Either you increase your potential risk or you are just putting off the inevitable.  In all cases, you are going to generate more fees.  But there are times when it makes sense.  When you hold the cars.

Click the video below to listen to our discussion on the topic.

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about the author:

Mike Shorr

Since 1994, Michael has been an on-the-floor market maker, Vice-President of Interest Rate Derivatives for Knight Financial Products and Director of Education and Options Instructor at Trading Advantage. He makes the oftentimes complex world of options and trading accessible to the novice and advanced trader alike. Michael has a Bachelor of Science degree in Statistics and Finance from the University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana. He presently is Director, Trader Education at ProsperTradingAcademy.

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