Position Sizing

(redirected from Position Size)

Position Sizing

The dollar amount of an investment. When determining a position sizing, an investor usually accounts for his/her own risk tolerance and the total amount he/she has to invest. One may think of position sizing as the dollar amount of the part of a portfolio in a single security. See also: Risk capital.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
The stock fell along with the broader market Wednesday and the long puts are now being rolled to Mar 55 puts strikes, while scaling back position size.
Tenders are invited for Continuous Computer Stationery Plain Interleaved With Carbon In Sheet With Crimp Or Fanlock Arrangement To Keep The Carbon In Position Size - 15Inchx12inchx2ply Depth With Sprocket Holes On Either Side 0.
The difference in proposed position size between "guides" (the relevant peripheral category) and the other caring occupations is a major feature of deskilling.
5bn, an increase of 22% in position size since Icahn met Cook at the end of September.
Table 2 shows specifications of futures applied for risk, profitability and position size calculations when back testing the strategy.
However, no position size is anywhere close to large and for the most part positions are either shrinking or remaining flat, despite favourable price movements," he said.
Position size is half the equation for determining how much money is at stake in each trade.
With dogmatic beliefs in such models and an unconstrained ratio of position size to capital, optimal portfolios can differ across models to economically significant degrees.
In fact, certain investors may be precluded from using one or all of these strategies because of private placement restrictions, accredited investor limitations, affiliation with the company in question, position size or holding period.
Each Fund also removed investment policies limiting the market cap, position size or number of holdings permitted in such Fund.
Shares down from near $73, or 9%, since that time and the short puts are being rolled to March, while drastically reducing position size (after losing more than $15M on the initital trade).