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    Covered call margins

    Hi all, I have just written a covered call with Commsec and have received my ETO Trading statement which shows that I have a margin owing on my open position. I did not think that a margin is held on covered calls as the stock is owned by the call seller negating the need for collateral to be...
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    Futures intraday trading - balancing act!

    Hi Fellow Traders, I am trying to minimize the impact of commissions and margins on my intraday trading. I am with Halifax at the moment and have a $4000 trading account currently. In the last 3 weeks I have been simulation trading and on paper made about 280 ticks (gross) from 100...
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