Short Position

By on 2013-08-26 in E-mini Trading (0) Comments

A short position is a trade taken with the intended direction to the downside or a decrease in price. An entry that is classified as a short position can be entered in two ways for me. Either a limit order above current price to sell once reached or a stop order below to sell.


The first would be something like this:

example order above price entry short

  • Price trading below placed entry to sell or join in a move lower

The second, an order below price is like below:

example order below price entry short

Price trading above placed entry to sell at the market at a move below order.

Both are very much valid entry attempts though only one of these fits my trading style. The one that I use in the majority of my trades is the below current price method. I normally look to enter at the break of the previous bar.

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