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    EA Some thoughts and lessons learnt so far 5

    The third point I will make for now is my personal experience and might not be that universal:

    Widen your stop loss!

    I have been very guilty of trying to take a trade with a very optimistic SL and a larger than otherwise lot size, hoping that the price will only move in one direction. Unfortunately most of the time this is not how the market moves. If you have your SL at a reasonable and calculated level, then if the price hits it, there is a good reason for it and the trade was probably bad. It will be so frustrating for both your mental energy and your bankroll if your SL is hit and the price then moves in its original direction. Make sure there is enough wiggle room for this to happen.



    Let me know your thoughts, if this is popular I may follow up with a part two.
    Thanks, Happy trading!

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