4. Trade Execution

Planning needs to be done in sports, in construction, and in trading. In sports or construction, once the game has begun those plans can go out the window. Conditions on the field can change or real estate conditions can affect the development of a skyscraper. The same can hold true in implementing a TOMIC trading plan. However, unlike with sports and construction projects, the TOMIC trader has a much greater ability to control outcomes. The key, as it is in many businesses, is executing a plan in a way that is disciplined but adaptive, a form of having guidelines and an approach without having “trading rules.” Just as in a James Dean movie, rules are made to be broken, so traders need to be flexible. In this section you will ...

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