Common Miscalculations in Futures Trading

2 Pages Posted: 5 Feb 2018

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Hilary Till

Premia Research LLC; EDHEC-Risk Institute; J.P. Morgan Center for Commodities, University of Colorado Denver Business School; Global Commodities Applied Research Digest

Date Written: January 25, 2018

Abstract

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

Suggested Citation

Till, Hilary, Common Miscalculations in Futures Trading (January 25, 2018). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3110891 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3110891

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