Futures Measures

What Is "Span Margin?"

Futures Measures

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Standardized Portfolio analysis of risk-- also known as SPAN margin-- uses a global assessment of one-day risk to determine a trader's margin per product and per position. Katie and Pete dive into SPAN margin and explain how this widely-used model is based on a series of parameters, enabling clearing firms to give traders more capital efficient portfolios They also discuss how SPAN margin changes given various "extreme" scenarios and reinforce why traders should always keep some capital on the sidelines.

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