Wikipedia defines tactics as,
a conceptual action aiming at the achievement of a goal. This action can be implemented as one or more specific tasks.
And on strategy vs tactics:
Strategy is a set of choices used to achieve an overall objective whereas tactics are the specific actions used when applying those strategic choices
The S&P 500 has made some really huge swings lately. However, futures traders with small accounts have probably struggled.
While I have made tactical errors, I have observed the following tactics could be very successful in the current markets:
The following tactics have not worked or are likely to be incurring more risk then necessary, as well:
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