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Trading ETFs: Gaining an Edge with Technical Analysis, Second Edition by Deron Wagner

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CHAPTER 11

Tailoring Your Approach

Now that you've learned strategies that rely on technical analysis for trading ETFs and have seen 20 real applications, I want to share some key ideas that will help you custom-tailor your approach.

In this chapter, you will learn about my model for sizing ETF positions on each and every trade. This approach ensures that your risk remains consistent with every position taken. Next, you will receive some pointers on how to achieve the most efficient ETF trade executions. Finally, I will describe a simple way to take the strategies taught in this book and apply them to intraday trading. This will be of interest to those of you who want to day-trade ETFs.

Position Sizing

Although most traders use protective stops ...

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