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December 10, 2021 | Leave a Comment

Nils Poertner offers:

“There is nothing that man fears more than the touch of the unknown. He wants to see what is reaching towards him, and to be able to recognize or at least classify it. Man always tends to avoid physical contact with anything strange. In the dark, the fear of an unexpected touch can mount to panic. Even clothes give insufficient security: it is easy to tear them and pierce through to the naked, smooth, defenseless flesh of the victim.”

- Elias Canetti, Crowds and Power

Larry Williams admits:

I fear margin calls a lot more than the unknown.

Zubin Al Genubi writes:

I don't fear margin calls due to careful use of risk management techniques as outlined in books by former list member Ralph Vince and Phil McDonnell. Together with diversification its one of the free cards in finance.

Larry Williams concurs:

Me too! My fear of margin calls is what forces RV’s money management rule upon me.

Give Bones asks:

You size your trades using optimal F?

Larry Williams answers:

Yes, a form of it I have adapted it to my trading style.

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