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Mechanics of Rolling

Rolling is a great strategy to extend a trade's duration long enough to see the probabilities work themselves out. However, sometimes rolling can actually be detrimental to your position overall and increases risk. Learn the mechanics of rolling a position.
Mechanics of Rolling
Kirk Du Plessis
Apr 19, 2021

Let's start our discussion on rolling by examining whether or not it's even a viable strategy for your particular trade. If rolling is a choice for your position, we'll help you go through the mechanics of placing a rolling order and what the additional credit or debit means for your position going forward. We'll also look at when the it is better to just close out the position and take a loss.

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