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How Much Of Your Account Should You Risk Per Trade?

Originally published at: https://optimusfutures.com/tradeblog/archives/how-much-of-your-account-should-you-risk-per-trade/%20

The following article on risk per trade is the opinion of Optimus Futures. The amount of risk taken while trading should always be carefully considered in light of the account holders unique financial condition. Trading futures and options involves substantial risk of loss. This disclaimer is 100% true and is present throughout the industry. Have you ever stopped to consider why there are relative few people who have left their footprints on the industry as professional traders? Those who have become household names that everyone knows? Particularly when compared to other professions and industries such as professional athletics, the entertainment…