How Much Buffer Should I Use for Stoploss?

When placing a stoploss, one of the biggest struggles traders face is deciding how much risk to take, and how much buffer to use.

If your stoploss it too wide, you end up increasing your risk too much. But if your stoploss is too tight, you end up getting stopped out even if you are right.

So what is the optimal balance in making this decision?

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What is the Biggest Trade-off in Trading?

In trading (as well as in life), we cannot always have the best of both worlds.

Quite often, we need to prioritize one thing over another, and this leads to a trade-off.

It is important for traders to realise this trade-off, because many traders try in vain to optimize their trading strategy to get “perfect scores” on both these things, without realising that chasing either comes at the expense of the other.

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Free Video Tutorials | Making Your First Trade – 5(c) How to Place Orders

In collaboration with TradeHero & SGX (Singapore Exchange), we have developed a series of video tutorials that will make learning fun & easy for all beginners!

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Free Video Tutorials | Making Your First Trade – 5(b) The 2% Money Management Rule

In collaboration with TradeHero & SGX (Singapore Exchange), we have developed a series of video tutorials that will make learning fun & easy for all beginners!

I have been tasked as the mastermind behind the content, drawing from my knowledge of the 200+ books I have read and 10,000+ hours of professional market experience as mentioned in the video.

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Free Video Tutorials | Making Your First Trade – 5(a) The Math Behind Trading

In collaboration with TradeHero & SGX (Singapore Exchange), we have developed a series of video tutorials that will make learning fun & easy for all beginners!

I have been tasked as the mastermind behind the content, drawing from my knowledge of the 200+ books I have read and 10,000+ hours of professional market experience as mentioned in the video.

For more free lessons, you can check out http://synapsetrading.com/free-lessons. Enjoy! :D