A good time to start trading better with reduced risk is today's date by looking closely at drawdown minimizer logic stop-loss methodology as an effective way to considerably reduce your risk of loss. DML is an amazing and little known relatively new stop-loss trading method first optimized, modified and enhanced by Dave from Commodity Traders Club (CTCN), which can sharply reduce your risk of loss by staying in profitable trades (without being unnecessarily stopped-out early in the move).

In addition to its built-in drawdown and risk reduction 'DML' lets you trade with relatively small stop-loss orders to avoid unexpected high loss trades. This is a proven and a scientific method to reduce trading risk without significantly reducing trading profits. It's extremely effective in lowering high risk trades but still keeping you in the winning trades. It appears successful traders keep this money-making loss-saving stop-loss methodology a secret.

This Special Report reveals an amazing method to reduce risk by staying in good trades, but trading with small stops to avoid large losses on bad trades.

Usage of stop-loss orders is normally critical to trading success. The most famous trader of all time, William D. Gann said repeatedly in his books, and Gann's stocks and commodity courses it's always critically important to place a stop-loss order on every trade you make. That way bad signals and losing trades will not likely wipe out your trading capital, thanks to your stop-loss order giving you some protection.

Most systems and most trading methods require fairly large stop-loss orders. That is because stops are frequently based on one or more of the following logical (but frequently ineffective) trader methodologies:

a) Place a stop at a pre-determined percentage of the true daily trading range. For example, if the true daily range or average of recent true ranges (High minus Low, plus any gap between prior close and today's low or high) is say 83 points, then the stop may be set at 120% of that range or about 100 points. In the Deutsche Mark that equals $1,250.00 stop, plus any slippage that occurs.

b) Another method is placing a stop-loss just under the last swing-low or pivot-low. Note: A swing-low is a low point with higher prices on each side. For example, if last swing-low was at 7650 and price moves up for a few days to say 7750, then triggers a buy signal, stop may be placed just under the low price of the low day, perhaps at 7649.

That also represents a risk of over 100 points ($1,250.00+). Of course, the reverse is applicable on a sell, with the stop being just above swing-high.

c) Use a moving average penetration as a stop, i.e., place a stop on a long trade at just under a simple moving average, perhaps a nine-day average. The trouble here is that if we entered long at about 7750, by the time the moving average is penetrated by the price, the moving average may be well below the market (due to its inherent lag-time), at 7600 or so. That results in a stop-loss at 7599 stop, and a risk of about $1,900.00.

d) Still another approach is to place a stop under last week's lowest price. This method may be even riskier because last week's low may be 7550. That requires a stop of 7549 or lower, and a risk in excess of 200 points or over $2,500.00.

e) Another simple and a totally unscientific approach is known as a "money stop." It involves setting an usually arbitrary stop based on either the maximum money you wish to lose, or stop based on a reasonable sounding number of points or dollars.

For example, psychologically you may not want to lose more than $1,000.00, so you set your stop at a price equaling $1,000.00 loss potential. That number is arbitrary, so it may turn out to be either too small or too large, depending on the volatility and the market involved. For example, perhaps it's too small a stop for T-Bonds when they're volatile, or too large when they are dull. If using the $1,000 stop-loss in the Corn market or another low-risk low volatility market, it may be too large a stop to use.

Q. Is there a better way to set stops scientifically and more accurately, thus enabling me to keep risk low and still avoid getting "stopped-out" needlessly and stay in the potential winning trade?

A. A Big Yes! By using "Drawdown Minimizer Logic." Drawdown Minimizer Logic is an amazing way to set stop-loss levels very tightly to guard against large losses, yet keep the stop scientifically and strategically placed just far enough away to prevent premature hitting of the stop-loss; thus keeping you in many good trades.

Don't worry about if this methodology is too technical or a secret because it's fully integrated into our new trading system "The Mother of All Systems" and can only be used if you Buy the System.

On another subject, here are some gann indicators covered in our recommended Gann Trading Course: Did W D Gann use Astrology in his Trading? (the answer may surprise you), Square Chart Definition and Usage; Squaring Price and Time; Geometric Angles; Angle Concepts; Gaps on Charts; What Causes Chart Gaps; The Gann Square of Nine and other Gann trading methods and more on How To Square Price and Time.

This potentially highly profitable low-cost Gann techniques trading course offers every Gann trader the information needed to blend this powerful info into commodities, forex futures & stock market trading and trade decisions.

Many successful large traders use "D.M.L." as the most important ingredient in their trading. "D.M.L." may be the primary reason for their great commodity futures and stock market trading success!

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