Futures For You by Carley Garner
SIMULTANEOUSLY LONG & SHORT?
Why won’t my futures broker allow me to use a “hedging strategy” in which I am long and short a futures contract simultaneously?
I am asked this question often and am surprised at how many traders are interested in having equal and opposite positions in the exact same futures contract. The reality is, a trader who is both long and short a futures contract is simply “flat” the market ...