Australian (ASX) Stock Market Forum

trading capital

  1. StockyGuy

    How much of your trading capital do you risk per trade?

    Someone just started a thread here saying they will risk 0.025% per trade. I think conventional wisdom is 1-2%. I think a discretionary trader who feels they're in the zone might risk 5-10% of their capital on a single trade. What percentage is too much?
  2. skc

    Trading capital as percent of net assets

    I am interested to know from fellow traders, how big do you trade in relation to your net asset? For most successful traders, the return on trading capital should exceed most other investments available. So this suggests that one should put every available $ as his/her trading capital if one...