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sd2000sd
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sd2000sd 2014.07.25 09:46 

Hi

I need an indicator that can calc the lot size based on given percentage.

anyone has any scripts to give?

it must consider the equity and also leverage for that calculation.

whroeder1
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whroeder1 2014.07.25 11:43  
  1. Leverage is irrelevant. It only determines FreeMargin.
  2. You place the stop where it needs to be - where the reason for the trade is no longer valid. E.g. trading a support bounce the stop goes below the support.
  3. Account Balance * percent = RISK = (OrderOpenPrice - OrderStopLoss)*DIR * OrderLots * DeltaPerlot (Note OOP-OSL includes the SPREAD)
  4. Do NOT use TickValue by itself - DeltaPerlot
  5. You must also check FreeMargin to avoid stop out
sd2000sd
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sd2000sd 2014.07.26 15:27  
WHRoeder:
  1. Leverage is irrelevant. It only determines FreeMargin.
  2. You place the stop where it needs to be - where the reason for the trade is no longer valid. E.g. trading a support bounce the stop goes below the support.
  3. Account Balance * percent = RISK = (OrderOpenPrice - OrderStopLoss)*DIR * OrderLots * DeltaPerlot (Note OOP-OSL includes the SPREAD)
  4. Do NOT use TickValue by itself - DeltaPerlot
  5. You must also check FreeMargin to avoid stop out


what does DIR stand for?
whroeder1
13596
whroeder1 2014.07.26 18:18  
sam2014: what does DIR stand for?
DIRection. +1 Buy
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