When buying or selling short an investment, you should have a price target and timeframe in mind when executing the trade. Learn how time exits may be an appropriate tool in your trading toolbox.
The simplest and one of the most essential ingredients in the development of a robust risk management methodology is placement of stop losses.
A trailing stop loss order adjusts the stop price at a fixed percent or number of points below or above the market price of a stock. Learn how to use a trailing stop loss order and the effect this strategy may have on your investing or trading strategy.
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Options trading entails significant risk and is not appropriate for all investors. Certain complex options strategies carry additional risk. Before trading options, please read Characteristics and Risks of Standardized Options, and call 800-343-3548 to be approved for options trading. Supporting documentation for any claims, if applicable, will be furnished upon request.