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Can Slippage Affect Your Futures Trading Performance?

Originally published at: https://optimusfutures.com/tradeblog/archives/futures-trading-slippage/%20

This article on Futures Trading Slippage is the opinion of Optimus Futures. Sometimes the difference between making and losing money in the futures market has nothing to do with the strategy or the market you’re trading. In fact, you can be in the right trade at the right time and still lose money if you get this one thing wrong. If you haven’t guessed by now, we’re referring to trade execution. And one of the biggest culprits of losing money is slippage. What is Futures Trading Slippage Futures trading slippage is a term used to explain the difference between the…