Intermediate Track

Trade Size & Capital Reserves

Options trading is just a game of numbers and probabilities. Responsible trade size and available cash reserves give you the best chance at success over a long period of time.
Trade Size & Capital Reserves
Kirk Du Plessis
Apr 19, 2021

At Option Alpha, we're big believers in controlling our trade size and capital allocation. We know that the only way we lose long-term is if we deliberately put ourselves in a position to lose a lot of money quickly by trading individual positions that are too big.

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