An important consideration in any trading strategy is how many contracts to trade or how much money to allocate to a particular trade. This article answers this very question.
This is the second and final part of the article on Money Management. Last week we introduced the idea and defined ‘fixed dollar’ and the ‘percent at risk’ methods. This week it gets interesting. We look at the ‘Optimal f’ method and compare all methods with examples.
Money management is an interesting subject and it plays a far bigger role in trading than many people think. This two part article is a sneak peek inside my next book. More on the book in another update. For now here is part 1, of the article.