Andrew Abraham

andy-0101 My name in Andrew Abraham. I have been investing in commodities and managed futures since 1994. I adhere to the philosophy of trend following. Trend following stresses a disciplined approach to commodity/ futures trading. Successful trend following and commodity futures investing requires patience, discipline and actively managing the risk. What sets me apart from other traders is that I am not only concerned about the return on investment but how much risk I will have to tolerate to achieve my goals.

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If you are interested in contacting for speaking engagements. Please email me at Andrabr9@gmail.com or call 954 903 0638.

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Futures and commodity trading involve substantial risk. The evaluations of futures and commodities may fluctuate and as a result, clients may lose more than their original investment. In no event should the content of this website be construed as an express or an implied promise, guarantee or implication by, that you will profit, or that losses can or will be limited in any manner whatsoever. Past results are no indication of future performance. Information provided on this website is intended solely for informative purposes and is obtained from sources believed to be reliable. Information is in no way guaranteed. No guarantee of any kind is implied or possible, where projections of future conditions are attempted.

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Taking Money out of the Equation When Trading

Too often new traders only focus on how much they made or lost on a trade. The most important issue for me is to follow my plan. I “try” not to get blinded by dollar amounts. It is much easier for me to think in terms of percentages….for example the trade worked and profited x % or the trade did not work and lost y%. Taking money out of the equation is a paramount goal that I strive with when trend following. The key is that I have patience…discipline…and accept the outcome of any trade. I know in advance my worst case albeit for gaps and limit moves which I can not control. I try to risk only a small percentage of my account size on any trade. In most cases less than 1%. I know that any trade is 50/50 and there is no guarantee of a trade working. I say to myself..How much is this trade going to cost to me to SEE IF IT WILL WORK.

Thinking in terms like this lets me avoid the emotional feelings when trades do not work. I have no expectation they have to. The most important issue for me is to take my loss…try to keep it small and be available for the next potential trade that will work. When Trading and trend following you have to believe anything can happen. If you do not believe anything can happen you can delude yourself that you do not need hard stops. Hard stops keep you in business and in the majority of the cases keep your losses small. Keeping losses small does not damage your psyche or financial situation…

Trading is not easy. Taking money out of the equation when trend following and having the courage to stay with your trading plan puts the odds in your favor.

Past performance is not indicative of future performance


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