Effective allocation of trading capital across multiple trading systems is
an important concept that allows us to maximize the return on each of our trading systems, and therefore our trading dollars,
euros, yen etc.
This eBook describes the four levels of capital allocation from the highest
(business) to the lowest (trade) level. The levels of capital allocation discussed
Concepts that are explained, along with their practical application to trading,
- Position-sizing at the trade
- Allocation methods for multiple
- Use of leverage and trading
- Calculating system performance
with a changing capital allocation
Once you have read and understood the concepts in this eBook you will be able
to easily define a capital allocation model at each level that suits your requirements and effectively uses an amount of leverage
you are comfortable with. You will also know how to allocate capital to each
of your trading systems accordingly.
Once you have a suite of positive-expectancy trading systems, the way you allocate
your available capital to them is one of the most important decisions you will make that determines the overall size and volatility
of your trading returns.