Position Sizing

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.
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Position sizing is based on the conviction levels of the PMs on issues, sectors and regions, with a marked preference for balanced CBs (delta between 30% and 60%) of good credit quality.
He addresses key issues like position sizing and risk control, which are critical to trading success, but often under emphasized in other trading literature.
Successful young traders have the self-control needed to follow rules in the heat of battle, including rules of position sizing and risk management.
It is imperative to adjust position sizing accordingly to maintain a reasonable risk level.
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The company emphasizes research in portfolio construction, position sizing, and the development of technical trading models for different market conditions.
Even though our notional risk is defined by position sizing, a technical stop above 99.
Krawinkel sheds light on the fact that parallel trades and the skipped trades that result from a lack of adequate capital, or incorrect stop loss or position sizing can substantially affect outcome.
My position sizing will adjust for the width of the stop so that notional risk is reasonable.
The fund invests in the best stock ideas of our equity analysts with oversight and position sizing provided by seven global sector research teams: financials, healthcare, industrials & materials, consumer, technology, communications and energy & utilities.
But position sizing is critical to the success of all traders, big and small, and Ralph Vince brings fresh thinking to an area that badly needs it.