Trade Management


Managing risk and reward efficiently is at the heart of every successful trading strategy. This indicator allows you to customize your trade management and money management settings, enabling a tailored approach that aligns with your trading objectives, risk tolerance, and market outlook. From determining how much of your capital to risk on each trade to setting profit targets and protecting against potential losses, these tools empower you to take control.


Trade Management (User Input)Description

Risk Amount (%)

What % of your equity will be used per trade.

Risk:Reward Setting

Manage your trade's Risk:Reward Ratio.

# of Take Profit Levels

Utilize multiple Take Profit Levels.

Exit Method

Percent (%): Exit Trades based on your tickers move percentage. ATR: Exit Trades based on the Average True Range. Signal: Exit Trades based on your Signals.

Trailing Stop-loss

Automatically move your Stop-loss up.

Long Trades

Will enter long trades if enabled.

Short Trades

Will enter short trades if enabled.

How To Use

  1. Determine Your Risk Profile:

    • Before adjusting any settings, understand your risk tolerance. This determines how much of your portfolio you're willing to risk on a single trade. Remember, while higher risk can lead to higher returns, it can also lead to significant losses.

  2. Configure Risk Amount (%):

    • Navigate to the trade/money management section in the Lune Trading platform.

    • Set the percentage of your capital you're willing to risk on each trade. For instance, setting this to 1% means you're risking 1% of your total capital on a single trade.

  3. Set Your Risk:Reward Ratio:

    • This is a fundamental concept in trading. If you set a 1:3 Risk:Reward ratio, for every $1 you're willing to lose (risk), you aim to make $3 (reward).

    • Depending on your trading strategy and the market's volatility, adjust this ratio to strike a balance between potential profit and acceptable loss.

  4. Determine Take Profit Levels:

    • You can set multiple profit-taking levels to capitalize on varying market movements.

    • For instance, if you have three Take Profit levels, you might choose to take 50% of your profits at the first level, 30% at the second, and the remaining 20% at the third level.

  5. Enable Trailing Stop Loss:

    • This feature allows your stop loss level to move with the market, securing profits as the price moves in your favor while still protecting against reversals.

    • For example, if you set a trailing stop loss of 20 pips and the market moves up 30 pips in your favor, the stop loss will move up by 20 pips. If the market then reverses, the stop loss will remain at that new level, ensuring you capture some of the gained profit.

  6. Choose Trade Direction:

    • If you're bullish on the market or asset, enable 'Long Trades.' This means you anticipate the price to rise.

    • If bearish, enable 'Short Trades.' This means you expect the price to fall.

In conclusion, this indicator's customization options offer traders the flexibility to create a strategy tailored to their needs. With diligent application and continuous evaluation, these tools can be instrumental in achieving consistent trading success.

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