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  • xtgeminiman Aug 12, 2011 11:41 AM Flag

    should we buy xiv only after the aug contact expire?

    Unless you want to day trade it, wait until the Aug. contract expires. Assuming the major volatility swings are gone, the spread between Sept. and Oct. contracts should be pretty narrow and backwardation will eventually subside.

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