Daily Archives: March 25, 2016

How much money to put on a single trade or stock? Position Sizing 2

Have you ever wondered how much of a certain stock you should buy? Individual investors can attest that it can be difficult to decide on how much of stock X you should buy for your portfolio. Should you buy £1,000 worth of Unilever(ULVR) or £500 worth of Unilever. £2,000 worth of Coca Cola (KO) or £700 worth. £800 worth of Lloyds (LLOY) or £400 worth. You get the point. Deciding on how many shares to buy in a company can be difficult – you don’t want want to buy too little of a stock you have done your research on as you would like as much of the upside as […]