This article on Futures Trading Risk Management is the opinion of Optimus Futures
The reality of the markets is very different from those faced in most situations in life and work. The difference, of course, is the level of speculative risk. Strangely, many futures traders who don’t quite get this try to develop methodologies, approaches, or even futures trading rules aimed to eliminate all the uncertainty and ambiguity from the process of trading in order to make trading decisions more confidently.
Well, as most successful futures traders might tell you, this can only lead you down the wrong path. Risk embodies uncertainty, as uncertainty is often accompanied by risk. As traders, we don’t shy away from risk. We engage it. We assume