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Trade Logic Unlocked

Why You Would Carry Short Delta

Trade Logic Unlocked

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If you watch the network for any length of time, you quickly notice that many of the traders here like to carry short delta. The choice to carry long delta seems reasonable with the positive drift in the market, and the choice to be delta neutral might also seem logical, given the fact that nobody really knows anything (about market direction).

But the choice to be short? That might not make a ton of sense, so today, we offer up three reasons for why this directional bias would indeed be strategic.

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