Position size


    In online trading, the position size is the volume of a trade or an order — the amount that is bought or sold.

    It is very important to stick to the principles of money management when deciding how much money you invest into a single trade. A good rule of thumb is to never risk more than 1% of your trading capital in a single trade.

    Read more about protecting your trading capital with money management and position sizes:

    Setting the position size in MetaTrader 4

    MetaTrader 4 (MT4) is the most popular trading software. Most of the partner broker of tradimo offer it for free to their traders. Read our tutorial on how to set the position size in MT4:

    An order in the trading software MetaTrader 4.

    1) is the position size

    2) is the stop loss

    3) is the profit target