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    ATM Strategies and Stop Losses

    can ATM strategies only be set before entering a trade?

    if so, then is there any other way to set a stop loss? I want to set a stop loss once I am in a trade and then have the ability to determine where I want the stop to be?

    if there is no manual way to do it, can it be done with ninjascript?

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    Hello NinjaCustomer,

    You will need to select the ATM Strategy prior to placing the order or entering into the position.

    You can manually place a protective stop and profit target order.

    To do this you will want to right click on the order entry window you are using and select OCO Order. Then place either a stop market or a stop limit order as the stop loss order, place a limit order as the profit target order then right click on the order entry window and uncheck OCO Order.
    Christopher S.NinjaTrader Customer Service

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      #3
      so there is no way just to place a stop loss order ? I must place a simulataneous stop loss and take profit order?

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        #4
        Hello,

        If you intend to place only an order to act as a stop loss things become simpler. You would just need to place an order to exit the position. For instance, if long 1 place an order to sell 1 at your desired exit price.
        KyleNinjaTrader Customer Service

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