Lower margin requirements and increased buying power for Portfolio Margin accounts.
Portfolio Margin accounts are now available for active option traders! Portfolio Margin accounts use a risk based approach to calculate margin requirements for options trading potentially increasing buying power and lowering margin requirements for specific option strategies. This type of margin will allow customers even more leverage in their tradeMONSTER accounts.
Questions About Portfolio Margining?
Portfolio Margin Requirements
tradeMONSTER will offer Portfolio Margin accounts to customers who have a
minimum balance of $300,000 and submit an application for approval. Once approved,
customers will have access to lower margin requirements and increased buying power
as well as all of the other powerful trading tools free of charge on the tradeMONSTER site. Portfolio Margin may help benefit your trading!
Examples of How Portfolio Margin May Benefit Your Trading:
Short Stock Strategy
Assumes short 1000 shares
of stock at $180
Naked Call Strategy
Assumes short 10 100 calls
with stock at $103
Short Calendar Spread
Short Calendar Strategy
Assumes short 10 calendars at
the 29 strike with stock at $28
Short Iron Condor
Short Iron Condor Strategy
Assumes short 10 625/630/640/
645 condors with stock at $628
Short Strangle Strategy
Assumes short 10 20/22.5
strangles with stock at $19.50
The charts above are for illustration purposes only. Strategy examples were calculated using the basic listed assumptions.
Ready to Apply for Portfolio Margining? Follow These Steps to Get Started:
Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call us directly at 1-877-598-3190 stating you would like to apply for Portfolio Margining.
tradeMONSTER Customer Service will send you a Portfolio Margin application as well as a short Portfolio Margin quiz.
Fill out the application and the quiz and send them back to us via:
- Fax: 1-312-284-4775
- Mail: OM Securities Attention: New Accounts, 10 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2050 Chicago Illinois, 60606
- Scan and Email: email@example.com
Begin trading using your new Portfolio Margin Account!