• Boatyzaffa
    Adding to pairs trade: buy to open 2,000 F @ 9.10; sell to open 912 GM @ 19.95. In 40% of allocated capital for this trade
    Reply (3)
    • sethmcs: Pair trades tend to increase risk rather than reduce it. Why not just long F or short GM?
    • Boatyzaffa: Market keeps whipsawing me out of my directional trades...
    • Boatyzaffa: Sethmcs- I used to think the same thing, however, I now believe pairs trading lowers real risk and decreases volatility of portfolio