Asymmetric Payoff Investment Strategy – Stock Market Trading Resource Launched

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An investment research firm has updated its offerings to investors and traders by publishing a report on asymmetric trading, offering them a concise introduction to the strategy and its merits.

Capitalist Exploits, an investment research provider, has updated its offerings with a report introducing the concept of asymmetrical investing for stock market traders.

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The update provides neophyte and veteran traders with an overview of an investment strategy that will allow them to spot positive asymmetry in their trades. According to the report, positive asymmetry is the edge that “great” traders use in creating profitable long-term strategies.

The report defines asymmetry as a position where the potential upside is “much more significant than its potential downside”. This means that positions that only promise a 50% or a 100% return cannot be considered asymmetric, thus not worth the risk.

For example, putting $1,000 in a position that has the potential to make $10,000 or more is an example of an asymmetric investment, while pursuing a trade that only has a slim chance of doubling the principal is not.

Despite being a straightforward concept, most people still make symmetrical trades that can only make them a nominal return, according to the report. It added that this type of trading is no different from sports betting, as the odds of even making 50% is “atrocious”.

The material also covers the concept of controlling one’s downside to reduce losses. This section introduces the principle of “letting your profit run”, which means that one should resist the temptation of selling when in a favorable position.

“Great traders, look for positive asymmetry in their trades,” the report stated. “They set no price targets, and they will let a winner run as far as it will go.”

Furthermore, the trade-offs created by asymmetry are also discussed, which include fewer trades as a result of filtering out those with limited upside potential.

Finally, the report offers a means to access more strategies from Capitalist Exploits for those who want to explore the strategy further.

Capitalist Exploits’ materials are unique in that they are authored by contributors who are also risking their capital in the type of investments they are covering. In addition, investment opportunities presented by these contributors are evaluated by a team of experienced professionals before they are sent to subscribers.

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