Average daily loss with $50K account?

Discussion in 'Trading' started by seaker, Mar 19, 2010.

  1. seaker


    Is a $300 - $400 daily loss reasonably possible for an account this size?
  2. GTS


    Depends on your trading style - if you've been at this awhile you should be able to lose at least $500 per day average, more on a really good day.
  3. Handle123


    Are you asking how much you can lose in a day trading, or asking what you should use as a limit?

    You can lose all of it in one day, many things can go wrong if you not careful.

    When markets closed cause 9-11, I knew guys who didn't know about early closings of the markets and with a handful of Long ES contracts lost in excess of $20k when markets re-opened a week later from huge gap down. Dow opened 684 lower, airline stocks re-opened $20 bucks a share lower.
    beginner66 likes this.
  4. seaker


    Thanks for your reply.... my question was posted in response to another thread where many are discussing how they doubt the possibility of making $300-$400 per day. I am wondering how people view it from the flip side.