Volatility and Bet-sizing     David Cooney     CEO, MahiFX
About MahiFXMahiFX is an online retail trading platform offeringclients exceptionally competitive spreads and greatcustomi...
Agenda• The theory on bet-sizing drawn from the  science of gambler’s ruin• The size of your bankroll and its effect on yo...
Gambler’s RuinThe Science Behind the GameA game of chance which can be considered to be aseries of Bernoulli trials at whi...
30                                              Bankroll 125201510 5 0     1 3 5 7 9 11 13 15 17 19 21 23 25 27 29 31 33 3...
30                                               Bankroll 1025201510 5 0     1 3 5 7 9 11 13 15 17 19 21 23 25 27 29 31 33...
End of the LineThrough the line                              Game over!
Margin to Wealth
Questions?• Follow us on Twitter - @MahiForex• Visit our Facebook page -  http://www.facebook.com/mahifx• Website – www.ma...
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Webinar: 'Volatility and Bet-Sizing' from MahiFX CEO David Cooney

  1. 1. Volatility and Bet-sizing David Cooney CEO, MahiFX
  2. 2. About MahiFXMahiFX is an online retail trading platform offeringclients exceptionally competitive spreads and greatcustomisable charting functionality.David Cooney of MahiFX discusses how prudentbet-sizing can help mitigate your risk in the volatileForex market.
  3. 3. Agenda• The theory on bet-sizing drawn from the science of gambler’s ruin• The size of your bankroll and its effect on your profitability• The table of margin to wealth• Questions
  4. 4. Gambler’s RuinThe Science Behind the GameA game of chance which can be considered to be aseries of Bernoulli trials at which each player wins aspecified sum of money for every success andloses another sum for every failure; play goes onuntil the initial capital is lost and the player is ruined.
  5. 5. 30 Bankroll 125201510 5 0 1 3 5 7 9 11 13 15 17 19 21 23 25 27 29 31 33 35 37 39 41 43 45 47 49 51 53 55 57 59 61 63 65 67 69 71 73 75 77 79
  6. 6. 30 Bankroll 1025201510 5 0 1 3 5 7 9 11 13 15 17 19 21 23 25 27 29 31 33 35 37 39 41 43 45 47 49 51 53 55 57 59 61 63 65 67 69 71 73 75 77 79
  7. 7. End of the LineThrough the line Game over!
  8. 8. Margin to Wealth
  9. 9. Questions?• Follow us on Twitter - @MahiForex• Visit our Facebook page - http://www.facebook.com/mahifx• Website – www.mahifx.com

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