The one percent rule is a risk management principle. Many experts suggest, as a standard practice, individual investors should set their loss floor for a trade at the equivalent of one percent of their total liquid net worth. Learn how using the 1% rule may be an appropriate tool in your trading toolbox.
The parabolic SAR is a technical analysis indicator that sets trailing price stops for long or short positions and may assist investors with selecting entry and exit points. Learn more about this indicator and how to add it to charts on Fidelity's trading platforms.
This lesson provides an overview of buying protective put options and the impact this strategy may have on your portfolio.
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