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Subject:  Re: Option spreads and account margin Date:  12/21/2021  4:40 PM
Author:  FoulWeather Number:  1576 of 1585

My question is how will a spread impact that available options fund? If that same trade is set up as a 250/240 put spread will that reduce the marginable balance by $25,000 for the short leg or by $1000, the net difference on the spread?

My TDAmeritrade account is tax advantaged so I can't double check their calculations for a marginable account but it should only register as $1000.

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