Common Miscalculations in Futures Trading
2 Pages Posted: 5 Feb 2018
Date Written: January 25, 2018
Gaining expertise in the commodity markets usually occurs through trial-and-error experiences, some of which can be quite painful. This article describes two frequent mistakes: (1) the use of inappropriate sizing and (2) a misunderstanding of the psychological discipline required for futures trading.
Keywords: futures trading, risk tolerance
JEL Classification: G1
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