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Q: How much money should I invest?
A: We get this question a lot, and it’s impossible to answer, because every investor’s objectives and risk tolerance are different.
The short answer: That’s entirely up to you and your broker.
In general, we do recommend two risk management principles: 1) following a “position sizing” discipline that works for you and 2) using trailing stops to protect your principal and your profits. Beyond that, we can’t offer any advice about how much to invest in any position.
One rule of thumb you may want to follow is to make certain you don’t have any more than 2% of your risk capital exposed to any single investment (unless specifically advised by the editor). Studies show that this helps keep risk down to palatable levels, while still allowing you to build a diversified risk portfolio capable of stellar performance over time.
When your 2% max investment is combined with a 25% trailing stop, you should never lose more than 0.5% of the value of your total portfolio on any one play. Let’s say you have $100,000 to invest. The max you would put into any position is $2,000. And with a 25% trailing stop, the most you could ever lose in that play is $500 (1/200th of your total).
When it comes to controlling risk and position sizing, there are many rules, but one trumps them all… don’t play the game if you don’t have the cash to back it up.
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Q. How should I allocate my portfolio funds to the recommendations made in this service?
A. Nova-X doesn’t recommend investing specific amounts of money or percentages into portfolio positions. Each recommendation comes with enormous profit potential, so you are encouraged to perform your own due diligence in determining how to allocate investment funds.
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Q. I cannot find a recommended stock in the online portfolio. What should I do?
A. As soon as a recommendation is made by one of our editors, the pick will appear in the online portfolio. If it has been more than 24 hours and you can’t find it in the portfolio, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 855.509.6600 to find out if the recommendation is still active. If a stop-loss was recommended and triggered, then the position will automatically close and be removed from the portfolio of open positions.
Q. How do I know the status of a recommendation as “buy,” “sell” or “hold?”
A. Each online portfolio has a column for “Comments,” which the editors use to differentiate from “buy” and “hold” positions. A “sell” would be moved to the closed portfolio. If you have any questions, call the research team at 855.509.6600 or email them at email@example.com.
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Q. What is the difference between a trailing stop and a calendar stop?
A. Stops have long been considered among the best tools in the investor’s toolbox. We use these to protect our investments from crashes. A “trailing stop” follows the high price from inception. If we buy XYZ stock for $10.00 and set a trailing stop of 25%, then the initial stop will be $7.50. Should the security drop below $7.50 without increasing above $10.00, our stop will be triggered and the position will be closed. However, if the security moves to, say, $16.00, our trailing stop will rise to $12.00 (25% below the high price), and if the security drops to $12.00, the position is closed.
Sometimes we will recommend placing a calendar stop. Rather than following the price, a calendar stop simply determines how long we will hold the position before closing it.
Q. My broker does not recognize the ticker symbol you have provided me. What do I do?
A. If your are having difficulty finding one of our ticker symbols through your broker, your first step should be to call your broker’s customer service department and list for them the name and ticker symbol of the security or option that you are attempting to trade. This should solve this issue. However, if you continue to have difficulty, call the research team at Money Map Press at (855.509.6600) or email email@example.com.
Q. What is meant when a company is “yielding?”
A. Dividend yield is the amount of dividends paid out annually by that company. If ABC company and XYZ company each pay a total $2 in annual dividends, and ABC trades for $20 and XYZ for $10, then ABC’s yield will be 10.00% and XYZ’s yield will be 20.00%.
Q. What is a “free trade?”
A. When one of our positions doubles, our editors often recommend a “free trade.” That’s when we sell half of our position and lift any stop protection and allow our profits to ride the market. For example: if we buy 100 shares of ABC at $10 (a $1,000 position), and three months later, ABC is trading for $20, we will sell 50 shares at $20 ($1,000) and maintain 50 shares valued at $1,000 in our position.
Q. What does “enter a lowball order” mean?
A. To maximize profitability on a position, an editor will often recommend “entering a lowball order” or “entering a limit order” at a price that is lower than the current price. This means that the recommendation is to place an order with your broker to buy at the moment the security or option drops to the desired price. So if XYZ stock is trading at $12.00 and the recommendation is to “enter a lowball order of $10.00 GTC,” you will place an order to buy under $10.00, and the order is good ’til canceled (GTC). As soon as XYZ dips below $10.00, your order will be filled at the number of shares specified.
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