Position Sizing For Success ⚖️

In last week’s lesson, we introduced 2 extremely important measures that all traders need to track and monitor. Now that we’ve set that baseline, in this week’s lesson we will build upon the 2 measures we introduced last week and launch into the topic of position sizing. As it pertains to this month’s theme of risk […]

2 Ratios All Traders Need To Track

This week’s lesson we will be brief however it will cover an essential risk management concept. If you are new to risk management concepts then understanding this lesson will allow you to objectively understand the strengths of your trading system, how and where you can improve your results, and gain an appreciation for how much […]

A Crazy Little Thing Called Risk 😨

So to kick things off, the first theme we’ll be exploring is the topic of  “Risk and Money Management“. This week’s lesson comes from our “in-house” risk expert – certified risk manager and frequent contributor, Michael Toma who challenges each of us with a set of important questions to consider to identify the risks to our trading businesses. It’s […]

The Shanghai (Overnight Futures) Surprise

This article is submitted by Michael Toma.   Michael is a Certified Risk Manager, author, and trader and is our “resident risk” contributor at The Trading Edge. In this fun article Michael shares his recent experience of trading while vacationing in Asia and shares his experience of preparing to trade away from the trading desk.   I recently took […]

Loading the Boat with Trade Risk

This article is submitted by Michael Toma.   Michael is a Certified Risk Manager, author of The Risk of Trading: Mastering the Most Important Element in Financial Speculation, trader, and our “resident risk” contributor.   If there is one topic within the risk management space that I get lots of questions on is that of position sizing. […]

The Phantom Audit

  This week’s article is submitted by Michael Toma.   Michael is a Certified Risk Manager, author, and trader and is our “resident risk” contributor at The Trading Edge (thetradingedge.org).   Since I started trading, I have kept some form of records in a trade journal. The actual data components I track and the structure has changed […]

Navigating These Volatile Markets

Today’s article is submitted by Michael Toma.   Michael is a Certified Risk Manager, author, and trader and has graciously joined The Trading Edge (thetradingedge.org) team to be our “resident risk expert”.   If you have any questions on risk management, drop Michael a comment below. The new year brings lots of trader resolutions. Maybe […]

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