Scaling out of a position

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Scaling out of a position

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A common technique used by discretionary traders is scaling in and scaling out of a position. To scale out of a position refers to closing a portion of your position when you hit a profit target and then raising your stop to close your remaining portion later.


Key concepts in this example

Submitting Profit Target orders

Submitting Trailing Stop orders

Closing half of your position at a time


Important related documentation








* Entry handling properties can be either programmatically set or set through the Strategy dialog window


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