Futures For You by Carley Garner
OPTION SPREAD TRADING: TO LEG IN OR NOT?
Is it necessary for option spread traders to have a spread-capable trading platform?
Not only is it not necessary for option spread traders to utilize a spread trading platform, in many cases, it is not ideal to use them due to differences in liquidity and fill quality. I would argue that in most liquid markets, traders are better served legging into spreads as opposed to entering a packaged spread order on a single ticket ...