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High leverage = High risk?

Cooper078
Mar 19 at 13:36
17 poster
Trading with higher leverage is risky, but higher leverage can also bring in higher profit value than an average leverage trade.

vanzadorbey (vanzadorbey)
Mar 20 at 00:43
30 poster
Never trade with high leverage...you will loose your money.

russellgutierrez (russellgutierrez)
Mar 23 at 04:00
56 poster
gildlef posted:
I don’t see any point in believing that high leverage can be harmful to your trading account. For me, the more leverage, the better the trades. I use leverage up to 1:200 with swissquote and xtb. I do make losses but they all get recovered after I make profits. I don’t think you can have a successful trading career without taking risks.

The level of leverage isn’t important if the risk management rules are used properly.

voicebissa
Mar 23 at 07:05
19 poster
russellgutierrez posted:
gildlef posted:
I don’t see any point in believing that high leverage can be harmful to your trading account. For me, the more leverage, the better the trades. I use leverage up to 1:200 with swissquote and xtb. I do make losses but they all get recovered after I make profits. I don’t think you can have a successful trading career without taking risks.

The level of leverage isn’t important if the risk management rules are used properly.

Yeah the account balance, position size and stop-loss level are factors that’ll help calculating the risk I suppose. Better say, I calculate mine keeping in mind these 3 aspects.

unsightlydray
Mar 23 at 07:25
53 poster
Cooper078 posted:
Trading with higher leverage is risky, but higher leverage can also bring in higher profit value than an average leverage trade.


Average leverage! Hmm, how much would that be


unsightlydray
Mar 23 at 07:26
53 poster
vanzadorbey posted:
Never trade with high leverage...you will loose your money.

For sure like…?

Jordan5ith
Mar 23 at 13:47
12 poster
Should a beginner broker trade with higher leverage or stick to lower leverage for most live trading experience?

unsightlydray
Mar 24 at 06:30
53 poster
Jordan5ith posted:
Should a beginner broker trade with higher leverage or stick to lower leverage for most live trading experience?

I think you mean ‘trader’ buddy, you’re on the right page here, I’ve been deliberating over the same issue.

Johnathankim
Mar 24 at 10:13
29 poster
@voicebissa So you’re saying that if I have a $1,000 account balance and set the stop loss at 10 pips, I can use 10:1 leverage with the 0.10 lots position size?

keatonrichard (keatonrichard)
Mar 25 at 04:32
30 poster
Exactly what I’m saying Johnathan. Each pip would be worth $1 and the risk you’ll take on each trade would be $10 or just 1%. Not bad right?

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