
Whats your best money management method? Greetings. As the thread title says, what's your best money management method? Try to describe as much as possible, image description would be amazing. I will link your post here in this first post, so whoever reading this it will be easy for them to find out from the first post. Long term, short term, martingale, full margin trading, pyramiding, position developing, position averaging, grid management.....anything that you find is profitable for you please share. No matter if it is even the craziest idea, we would love to read it. The first post will be continuously edited. Please show respect to fellow traders. Best Regards. 
1 Attachment(s) I manage my portfolio using a modified barbell strategy. A barbell strategy is structured so you put most of your portfolio in lowrisk low return assets like tbills and the rest in highrisk high return assets like crypto, options, levered ETFs, etc. The big advantage to structuring a portfolio this way as opposed to a lot of mediumrisk assets is you have roughly the same expected return without the tail risk. If 90% of your portfolio is in tbills and 10% is in Ethereum then the worst you're going to do is lose 10% and you could potentially make a lot since Ethereum could more than double. If you invest a lot in medium risk assets like stocks and certain commodities you could end up with a big drawdown. The way I've done this is a little dirty because I'm more midrisk and highrisk because I need a higher expected return. I've bought a ton of VOO as my lower risk asset and ETFs like UPRO, SVXY, and options for my risky assets. 
Pretty interesting way to manage portfolio. Thanks a lot for sharing. So you are long term trader. Holding positions in different assets for long time to maximize the profit combining low risk (major portion) & high risk (small portion) in your portfolio. Wishing you best of success. Best Regards. 

First of all I got rid of all traditional ways like 2:1 ratio, that designed for people week in Math. Secondly: I discovered that to manage the risk is to understand the "risk", and how the term is related to you. that men what is your x factor of tolerance/understanding mix. my x=2, your x=1.87 and so oneach person has his own x. so risk as a concept depends on "you"  = on your x value as a beginner your x should need exceed 0.1 different Xs, but we need a comprehensive unique formula that can be applied for all traders with their differences (each trader has different x) x: is the "meaning of your risk" unique formula should be something related to MarginLevel, which lead to what I Called "Margin Call Pips MCP" the equation is: I = (BALANCESOL*MARGIN)/(PipValue*Lots)  assuming all people are equal in their experiences to include differentiating x: I = (BALANCESOL*MARGIN)/(x*PipValue*Lots)  cos people are not equal, and will never be. 
why rubbish like 2:1 prevailed through years in contexts, forums and essays, etc. ..? Ans: because it is the simplest formula that a majority, who are normally very poor in math, can understand. those when trying to jump to advanced understanding!! they can not! beyond their abilites. 
For those with excellent mathmatical prowess, a bloke by the name of Ralph Vince has a great deal to say about money management and how to optimize. I personally take a bit here and there as is prudent, as the method he promotes most, optimalf, is just scary. And you have to have a "strict" system (or systems) with plenty of observations. I can't imagine a retail trader coming close to what is required. 
1. I 2. Lots 3. x. I haven't heard of balancesol. 
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if yes, every thing is explained in full detail in appropriate thread. regarding riskmanagement equation, and any traderx? it is simple and logical and anybody will accept it as the first option.
Yes, I can. stepbystep. 1 Ef5, for example, is a beginner with 3 months experience in forex market. 2 therefore Ef5x = 17, for example 3 so he psychologically , can tolerate I equal to: (this I is the distance in pips b/w current prices and the price that you will receive the MarginCall) I = (BALANCESOL*MARGIN)/(17*PipValue*Lots) 4 your account Balance now is 10,000 USD. Balance = 10,000 5 The Stop Out Level of your broker is 30% > SOL=0.30 6 your position was on EURUSD> BBBDDD=EURUSD QQQDDD=USDUSD=1  DDD is the account currency 7 The leverage on this pair with your broker is 400:1  R=400 8The 1lot contract size of this pair EURUSD is 100,000 EUR. cz=100,000 9 pairs number of price digits after decimal point is 5. Dc=5 to be continued. 
BBB Base currency QQQ Quote currency DDD Dominating currency= account currency = usually USD. 
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1 Attachment(s) I = (BALANCESOL*MARGIN)/(17*PipValue*Lots) ==> Lots= (BALANCESOL*MARGIN)/(17*PipValue*I) but Margin also contains variable Lots Margin for any pair is shown below: taken from here https://www.forexfactory.com/showthread.php?t=952861 
Margin = cz/R*Lots*ZZZBBB*BBBDDD and from prev. post: Lots= (BalanceSOL*Margin)/(x*PipValue*I) ==> Lots = (BalanceSOL*Margin)/(x*PipValue*I) = (BalanceSOL*cz/R*Lots*ZZZBBB*BBBDDD)/(x*PipValue*I) Lots = (BalanceSOL*cz/R*Lots*ZZZBBB*BBBDDD )/(x*PipValue*I) Lots (x*PipValue*I) = (BalanceSOL*cz/R*Lots*ZZZBBB*BBBDDD ) Lots (x*PipValue*I) + SOL*cz/R*Lots*ZZZBBB*BBBDDD = Balance Lots [x*PipValue*I + SOL*cz/R*ZZZBBB*BBBDDD] = Balance Lots = Balance / [ x*PipValue*I + SOL*cz/R*ZZZBBB*BBBDDD ] if we select x higher, lots will be lower and vice versa, it depends on uour x. hence: pipValue is QQQDDD itself. in case of EURUSD  it is eqial = 1  every body know that pip value of 1 lot for EURUSD = USDUSD = 1 ZZZBBB = 1 for currencies. (not 1 for other instruments like indices and commodities etc . . ) BBBDDD = EURUSD for the case of your position on EURUSD. To be continued. 
what is I? I is a very smart variable related to pair speed or velocity. Speed of EURUSD differs from GBPNZD speed. 
1 Attachment(s) please read first post #264 here, and few subsequent posts about any pair speed or ATR. then you can design Lots that suit you: suit your experience, suit your phycology https://www.forexfactory.com/showthr...9#post12572249 for currencies, especially EURUSD: Lots = Balance / [ x*1*I + SOL*100,000/R*1*EURUSD]

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I at minimum (for very experience trader who take risky positions is the pair speed at MODU=1) for EURUSD I = 100*EURUSD = 100*1.10981 * 10^Do=110.981 * 10^1 = 1109.81 pipette Lots = Balance / [ x*1*I + SOL*100,000/R*1*EURUSD] = [ 10,000 ] / [ 17*1109.81 + 0.30*100,000/100*1.10981 ] = ??? 
in this way MCP will be after x*I = 18867 pipette = 1886.7 pips do you as a beginner feel comfortable (almost 0% risk) with 0.52 lot /10,000 USD ??? x is your degree of conformity. here we never speak about traditional SL  

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