Why Don't We Keep Stops?

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Old Feb 6, 2006, 5:28pm   #1
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Why Don't We Keep Stops?

We've just published a new T2W article called "Why Don't We Keep Stops?" by Vadym Graifer.

Quick Summary: Stops are great things, but only if they are used as part of making good trades.

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Old Feb 6, 2006, 5:28pm   #2
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In this article, author Vadym Graifer talks about how stops are great things, but only if they are used as part of making good trades.
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Old Feb 7, 2006, 3:05am   #3
 
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Very Good, I wholly approve, and completely sympathise with the sentiment....However....Valid and well meaning as it is, and indeed well written, the message delivered therein is inevitably doomed to fall on deaf ears yet again.

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Old Feb 7, 2006, 3:09pm   #4
 
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Excellent article. The is first to which I've given a 10.

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Old Feb 7, 2006, 10:14pm   #5
 
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Good solid sound advise. Nice one
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Old Feb 7, 2006, 11:45pm   #6
 
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Excellent - I like the analogy with breathing - inhale (take the trade) & exhale (take the exit) - fast day trading of very volatile markets feels just like this.
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Old Feb 8, 2006, 9:05am   #7
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Why Don't We Keep Stops?

Quite likely the simple answer is that "We" hasn't had a big enough loss that really hurt enough so taught the lesson properly.
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Old Feb 9, 2006, 9:52am   #8
 
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I have never met anyone one who doesn't use stop losses. Maybe I need to get out more. What I find very common is tight stops. I know people who try to make money trading GBPUSD with a 30 pip stop!!
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