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Widening Spreads vs Multiplying Contracts

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Mike & Nick explain why they prefer to widen spreads rather than multiply contracts in defined risk credit spreads.

When you consider the probability of reaching max loss, and how it's so much higher with narrow spreads, widening starts to make more sense.

Wider spreads are also much more sensitive to theta, vega and delta, which is a good thing when we're selling premium and want to benefit from those things.

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