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Trading Account Sizing

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Acct Allocation: Retirement vs Speculative

Separating your overall portfolio into Retirement vs Speculative is good, but I believe and follow a strategy of defined Risk Cap per trade. For example, a trade in the Retirement Acct. may not exceed 1 percent of total acct value, whereas, a trade in the Speculative Acct. may not exceed 3 percent of that account's value. The logic being trades in the speculative acct. involve trades with greater volatility and therefore dictate wider stops to be viable.
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28Jul18

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