That’s from an article on Valuwalk.com dated back to January 19th 2018, just before the massive volatility event and market correction of February.
According to the article, hedge Fund net leverage went up across the board going into 2018, particularly during the last 2 months of 2017. During most of 2017 these funds were operating at levels b […] View
I did the short the box thing. But with call spreads. Then bought Calls to hedge but with lower price. Been letting the long calls go 1 by 1 every little bit it goes up. First time doing it and I like it. It’s probably safer to do it this way.
I’ve been covering my shorts in relative short periods (hard for me to hold a long term core), I consider the LOB strategy very similar, except it takes more MR, and you still need to time it at perfection, or you will see the profits diluting on one side or the other.
For me, just the fact that I need to think when to add or reduce my long is a…[Read more]
I would agree with your comments Guillermo. We have a different operation as I manage a portfolio, demanding of me profits and to the extent I can actively manage strategies I’m obligated. But for individuals I certainly wouldn’t recommend the LOB, very difficult and needs precision timing.
I say safer cause it’s money I am willing to lose. Never intended to profit. Like my safety net. It’s still cost significantly less than the short. But now it’s more profit letting it go on a spike I did not expect.
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