Position Sizing Information Sources

Differences Between

Trade Your Way to Financial Freedom
(book), 
Special Report on Money Management
(report no longer available) and 
Position Sizing DVDs
(DVDs)

Trade Your Way to Financial Freedom (TYWTFF)

Money Management Report MMR (Material now included in Definitive Guide to Position Sizing)

Position Sizing DVDíS (DVD)

Overview of position sizing with four models (one unit per fix amount, equal value, volatility and risk).

Goes into position sizing detail with 27 models, nine models times three equity models. This is the ultimate source to get info on all the models.

Goes into every significant model in the MMR, but excludes esoteric models such as margin and leverage or useless models such as one unit per fixed amount of money.

Overview of expectancy, but not the new simplified models in the DVD.

No coverage of expectancy

Goes into the simple models of expectancy and how to calculate it and what it means in terms of R.

No discussion of equity models.

Detailed discussion of equity models.

Detailed discussion of equity models.

Talks about the effects of narrow and wide stops, but doesnít show effect on position sizing.

Doesnít talk about stops.

Illustrates very clearly the impact of stops on the position sizing.

Doesnít talk about going for the moon techniques.

Talks about Kelly, optimal f, marketís money, and scale-in techniques. Doesnít have the detail about the marketís money or scale-in that the DVDs have.

Goes into much more detail about scale-in and marketís money than any other source. Presents numerous ideas for when to scale-in and models for how to invest marketís money. Doesnít talk about Kelly or optimal f.

Gives futures market and DOW stock illustrations of position sizing.

Mostly illustrates from the viewpoint of futures.

Show the effects of real trade recommendations in the stock market.

No trading game.

No trading game.

Can play simple trading game.

No discussion of optimal position sizing.

No discussion of optimal position sizing.

Detail discussion of the factors going into optimal position sizing.

Discussed objectives in another section.

 No discussion of objectives.

Detailed discussion of how to use position sizing to meet your objectives.

No discussion of scaling-out.

Detailed discussion of scaling-out.

Detailed discussion of scaling-out.

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