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Entries, entries, entries.

Traders LOVE talking about entries.

And even though exits are a critical part of trading, almost nobody talks about them.

They’re just not sexy enough.

But exits can make a HUGE difference in your trading results, so it’s time to stop ignoring them.

We’ve received a number of questions from Breakout Strategies Masterclass students about swing strategies and exits, and today we’re going to answer some of them.

In this episode, you’ll discover:

  • How swing trading is different to other types of trading,

  • The importance of exits (for swing-based strategies and other trading styles too),

  • The different styles of exits and which are the most effective for strategy performance,

  • Trade management techniques and how they can impact the type of strategy you use,

  • Some valuable insights from one of Tomas’ favorite teachers, including a surprising lesson on the importance of exits over entries.

Do you have any trading questions you’d like answered? Submit them here, and we may cover them in a future episode!

Click here to play the episode now.

Happy Trading,


This article was originally published on the Better Trader Academy blog!​

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