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  • Trader Talk | Education | Dec 2, 2014, 1:15 PM

    Risk Management in Trading Trumps All

    Risk Management in Trading Trumps All

    During the recent period of high volatility many of my client portfolios took a ride up and then down then back up again, which may be of some concern.  I received a phone call from of them (of which I rarely do) and she asked if I could just 'sell stuff before the market goes down and buy stuff right before it goes up'.  I certainly wish it were that easy!  Yet, my job is to make money for clients regardless of the direction, and with options my timing has to be nearly perfect. If[...]