Buy and Hold with a Trailing Stop

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Lesson Overview

In this lesson, we will explore trailing stops and learn how to create a Stop Loss to manage risk in our orders. Additionally, we will plot the price of the order levels.

What You'll Learn

  • Using stop loss for order risk management.
  • Plotting the price of order levels.
  • Identifying when a stop market order is triggered.

Lesson Requirements

We suggest you complete Buy and Hold / Equities and Buy and Hold / Forex before starting this lesson.

Lesson Content

Risk Management with Stop LossStatus
Setting up a Stop Market Order
Understanding Order Events
Identifying a Stop Loss Hit
Creating a Trailing Stop Loss
Plot Price LevelsStatus
Visualizing the Stop Levels

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