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    How to calculate forex position size?

    Importance of Forex Position Calculator

    If you are a trader, you should know that one of the most important tools that you should always bring is the forex position calculator. It is instrumental in managing every single risk that can be encountered along the way. Position sizing is recognized as the key towards better risk management that prevents the scenario wherein your foreign exchange account has to be closed just because you have made a major mistake within a single trading cycle.

    Technology has worked for the betterment of the forex position calculator. Years back, experts will need a few minutes to come up with and calculate the desired parameters. But now, all you have to do is to supply the required information and you will get the result within seconds. The resulting parameters are an approximation of the amount (in units of the desired currency) to purchase or to sell in order to take control of the maximum risk that can be held per position.

    Traders' position size is determined by their size-types lot. Those size ranges from a standard lot is 100,000 units, a mini lot is 10,000 units, and a micro lot is 1,000 units and the number of lots when they buy or sell.

    To help you get the right position size in forex trading, here are the things that you have to consider.

    1. The Account Risk Limit per Trade

    In deciding the account risk limit per trade you need to set the percentage or dollar amount limit for each trade. Commonly, professional traders risk 1% or less from their account.

    For instance, if your trading account has $10,000 with a 1% limit, then you can risk $100 per trade. While, if you use a 0.5% risk limit, then you risk $50 per trade.

    2. Trade Risk

    The investors should then fund out as to where they should place their stop-loss order pertaining to trading a particular asset or security. If a trade is trading shares, then the trade risk is the difference between the stop-loss price and intended entry price.

    For instance, if a trade is willing to purchase a share at Rs 180, and likes to place the stop-loss order at Rs 150, then the trade of that trader is Rs 30 per share.

    3. Introduction to lot sizes and pip values

    In Forex trading, the position size is determined by the amount of "Lots" that you trade. There are 3 different Lot types in Forex trading: Standard Lots, Mini Lots, Micro Lots

    Depending on which size you trade, the pip value changes. Here are a few examples:

    1 Standard lot >> 1 pip is $10 worth

    1 Mini Lot >> 1 pip is $1 worth

    1 Micro Lot >> 1 pip is $ 0,1 worth

    10 mini lots equal 1 standard lot and 10 micro lots are the same as 1 mini lot.

    Pip-values differ for different currency pairs. Here is a list of currency pairs and how their pip value changes for different currency pairs

    4. Determine Position Size for a Trade

    The ideal position size can be calculated using the formula:

    Pips at risk * pip value * lots traded = amount at risk

    In the above formula, the position size is the number of lots traded.

    Let's assume you have a $10,000 account and you risk 1% of your account on each trade. Thus your maximum amount to risk is $100 per trade. You're trading the EUR/USD pair, and you decide you want to buy at $1.3051 and place a stop loss at $1.3041. That means you're putting 10 pips at risk ($1.3051 – $1.3041 = $0.001). Since you've been trading in mini lots, each pip movement has a value of $1.

    If you plug those numbers in the formula, you get:

    10 * $1 * lots traded = $100

    If you divide both sides of the equation by $10, you arrive at:

    Lots traded = 10

    Since 10 mini lots are equal to one standard lot, you could buy either 10 minis or one standard.

    You can learn more about how to calculate forex trading position size at this forex forum.

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    We will need to make some Efforts so that the Risks present into our trading can be brought down.

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    You can start from the center account. In this case, you can test the trading strategy with minimal risks. You can open a center bill in ForexChief. Then, when there is a positive result, gradually move to a standard account

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    Quote Originally Posted by Foget View Post
    You can start from the center account. In this case, you can test the trading strategy with minimal risks. You can open a center bill in ForexChief. Then, when there is a positive result, gradually move to a standard account
    We will need to make use of such kind of a Trading system that is easy to understand and use by us.

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    For example? You have examples of such trading systems?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Foget View Post
    For example? You have examples of such trading systems?
    We will need to use such types of trading system that are easy to understand.

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    I am a complete begginer to Forex and trading, yet it is easy to tell the market is crashing. Sometimes when I watch the charts, I noticed the angel number 1868 or other money related numbers, such as 1818 angel number money. According to some sites, these numbers predict the stock market or recession..but God knows..

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    The value of nonetheless amazes you. What does 1047 mean? The angel quantity 1047 signifies that you make use of your influence; it brings understanding and understanding. When you see this angel number, you have abilities and skills you are no longer making use of.

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