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Open P&L (Profit & Loss)

What is an Open P&L?

An Open P&L (Profit & Loss) is a financial statement that forex traders receive summarizing all open positions that he has in terms of profits earned and losses incurred.

How does one use Open P&L?

Knowing when to open and close a position is the key to successful forex trading. By carefully examining the Open P&L, a trader can determine which markets are behaving in a bullish manner, and which are more bearish. In doing so, traders are better equipped to make informed decisions concerning short- and long-term trading strategies.

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