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Position Sizing by Van Tharp

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I have an automated system but am afraid of using an algo to scale my position. I can see the benefits of using an algo but I don't want something to go wrong I end up with 50 contracts. Of course a good programmer could put in safe guards. I may do this at some point if I can come with something that above all is safe from an execution standpoint.

I do have a system for scaling but I increase or decrease contracts manually when adding strategy to chart. About the only thing I do manually.

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...thank you, but I mean only to make TOS code as embedded calculator because it is quite tedious to copy data to excel and back each time wile making order ....istn't there such TOS code???

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