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A: We get this question a lot, and it’s impossible to answer, because every investor’s objectives and risk tolerance are different.
The short answer: That’s entirely up to you and your broker.
In general, we do recommend two risk management principles: 1) following a “position sizing” discipline that works for you and 2) using trailing stops to protect your principal and your profits. Beyond that, we can’t offer any advice about how much to invest in any position.
One rule of thumb you may want to follow is to make certain you don’t have any more than 2% of your risk capital exposed to any single investment (unless specifically advised by the editor). Studies show that this helps keep risk down to palatable levels, while still allowing you to build a diversified risk portfolio capable of stellar performance over time.
When your 2% max investment is combined with a 25% trailing stop, you should never lose more than 0.5% of the value of your total portfolio on any one play. Let’s say you have $100,000 to invest. The max you would put into any position is $2,000. And with a 25% trailing stop, the most you could ever lose in that play is $500 (1/200th of your total).
When it comes to controlling risk and position sizing, there are many rules, but one trumps them all… don’t play the game if you don’t have the cash to back it up.
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A: Since some of our publications either deal exclusively with options trading or contain the occasional option recommendation, we have put together a primer on options trading that you can download here. Please keep in mind that this should not be interpreted as personalized investment advice and is for educational purposes only.