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Liquidating positions

Because OKCoin and Bit MEX will take your maintenance margin, you want to avoid the situation of getting liquidated under any circumstance.

A lot of people use the “Fixed” or “Isolate” feature to prevent their whole account balance from being used in a position and reducing the blowout when the market goes against you.

All bitcoin futures exchanges are bitcoin-based and use inverse pricing.

So you need to put down a percentage of the value (in bitcoin) to cover your trade.

However, you’re still sacrificing your maintenance margin unnecessarily on a position by getting liquidated rather than getting out beforehand.

Let’s say you’re long 1,000 contracts at 20x Fixed margin at price of

Because OKCoin and Bit MEX will take your maintenance margin, you want to avoid the situation of getting liquidated under any circumstance.

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Because OKCoin and Bit MEX will take your maintenance margin, you want to avoid the situation of getting liquidated under any circumstance.

A lot of people use the “Fixed” or “Isolate” feature to prevent their whole account balance from being used in a position and reducing the blowout when the market goes against you.

All bitcoin futures exchanges are bitcoin-based and use inverse pricing.

So you need to put down a percentage of the value (in bitcoin) to cover your trade.

However, you’re still sacrificing your maintenance margin unnecessarily on a position by getting liquidated rather than getting out beforehand.

Let’s say you’re long 1,000 contracts at 20x Fixed margin at price of $1,050 on OKCoin, $100,000 worth.

,050 on OKCoin, 0,000 worth.

Crypto Facilities similarly has thresholds for liquidation, but because they have a strictly no socialized loss risk system, they actually return any remaining equity to the trader, unless in case of termination where the portfolio value is transferred to the winning trader (that’s a whole different story.)The reason I’ve gone over all this background about initial margin and maintenance margin is to illustrate a point about setting proper stop losses.

When we talk about “something X” (6x, 10x, 20x, 50x, 100x)…leverage in bitcoin trading its the same as (100/amount X)% initial margin requirement.

In effect we are talking about how much equity you need to put down to take a certain position.

That’s a lot better than letting your position get liquidated so you have 0 left, right?

In liquidation you’d lose the 0.65/1.1 — over 50% of your equity put down on the trade!

This is so the exchange can take over your position and aggressively sell it into the books so it gets cleared.

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Days ago. Margin Call Policy. You will receive a margin call website and email notification when the net value of your account equity reaches 22.5%. When the net value of your account falls below 15% of your borrowed funding value, the position will be force-liquidated. With an open margin position, you will see an. 
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Funds, need estimates of the expected market impact of their positions. I suggest a model for the market impact of trading and use this model to analyze and compare different liquidation strategies. I specifically consider liquidating large fractions of a long-short equity portfolio. I consider two common liquidation strategies and. 
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Liquidating positions introduction

Liquidating positions