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Scalping

The Trade Execution (3 of 6)

Scalping

Options involve risk and are not suitable for all investors. Please read Characteristics and Risks of Standardized Options before deciding to invest in options.

This segment focuses on trade execution and is the third segment in a planned six part series on scalping, covering the most important things to know to give yourself a chance to be profitable while staying engaged in the markets. Watch this for what instrument you should use and what you need to know in regards to trade execution.

A view of all the 6 segments in the series was displayed. Each was briefly introduced. Another table of two tiers of scalping products was displayed.

A table of the commissions and slippage, intraday margin and overnight margin was displayed. The table compared the E-mini futures, SPY stock (500 shares) and SPY options (10 ATM calls) to each other. Another table compared them on how much intraday margin it took to control one delta. The latter was also done for the Nasdaq later. Tom and Tony drove home the point why this means there is one clear best choice among the three choices available.

A slide was displayed with a series of things to know and questions regarding trade execution. Each was addressed including order type, trade size, working orders, targets, profit targets and timeframes. The topic of traders trying to spoof the market was also introduced.

Watch this segment of "Scalping” and the rest of this compelling series, with Tom Sosnoff and Tony Battista to better understand how to learn how to scalp futures and stocks and how this can improve your overall engagement of the markets.

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