Category Archives: Leverage

All FX Bridge Clients Weather CHF Storm

FX Bridge is pleased to report that all customers using its ProTrader Plus same-account spot and options trading platform weathered the SNB announcement and the ensuing volatility in CHF pairs in fine shape.  In fact, options traders and spot traders utilizing options risk management strategies fared substantially better on average than did spot-only traders. FX […]

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Money Changers using Options

Here’s another example of a company with ties to Foreign Exchange that is enhancing their offering with options.  With the most recent announcement with Fenics, TTT Moneycorp Ltd “MoneyCorp” is adding the award winning risk management system, Fenics Professional, to their back-office. Why would a company with over 50 years experience in exchanging currency for […]

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Leverage with FX Options (Part 2 of 2)

Buying Options to Gain Leverage Long options offer traders an exceptional amount of leverage for directional trades, especially for short-term time horizons. Here is an example of how leverage with options works. The spot market is trading at 1.1000. At 10% volatility, 30-day 1.1200 1.1200 call options are worth .0051. If the contract size is […]

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