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Common questions around margin trading on dYdX

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Written by Zhuoxun Yin and Brendan Chou

What does it mean to ‘trade’ on dYdX?

dYdX enables opening of short or leveraged long positions
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What is the difference between Isolated and Cross trading?

Two types of trades are available on dYdX
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How do I execute a simple (non-margin) trade?

Simple buys and sells without margin
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Why does the leverage of my position change?

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Is there a Maximum Duration on Borrows or Trades?

Time limits on Margin-Trades and Borrows
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What happens at expiration?

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Where does the liquidity come from on dYdX?

Where does the orderbook come from?
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Spread, Price Impact, and Slippage

What do Spreads, Price Impact and Slippage mean for your trade?
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Introduction to Margin Deposits

What is a margin deposit needed for and how is it calculated?
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Are there fees to using dYdX?

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What’s the difference between Wallet & Account Balances?

Two types of balances can fund positions on dYdX
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How is PNL Calculated?

And other common questions about PNL
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Why would my transaction fail?

Mitigating transaction reverts
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