James Gritton

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Mon Nov 24


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gritton replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 10:29 AM

Re: OT: Interactive Brokers commissions

is vxx options indeed 1256 contracts?

That's not easy to answer, as there's no definitive word on it. There's no tax court ruling I know, and the IRS hasn't given an guidance about those or even the more popular SPY options. The iPath [more]

Tue Sep 23


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gritton replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 1:07 PM

Re: 2 bagger

What would be the process for backtesting a trailing stop?

You're never going to get it perfectly. You need to have the full daily "tape" for the stocks you're backtesting, to see what happens to the price after the stop is [more]

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