This calculator is a tool designed for traders who trade on the financial markets with instruments like gold (XAUUSD) and silver (XAGUSD). It helps you determine the appropriate lot size to trade based on your account balance, desired risk percentage, and stop-loss size in pips.

Here's how it works:

Account Balance: You input your account balance in US dollars (USD). This is the amount of money you have available to trade.

Risk Percentage: You specify the percentage of your account balance that you are willing to risk on each trade. For example, if you set it to 1%, you are willing to risk 1% of your account balance on a single trade.

Stop Loss Pip Size: You set the size of your stop loss in pips. A stop loss is a risk management tool that defines the maximum amount you are willing to lose on a trade.

The calculator then uses this information along with contract sizes and pip sizes for gold and silver to calculate the appropriate lot size for each instrument. Lot size refers to the number of units or contracts you will trade.

The results are displayed in a table on the top-right corner of your trading chart. The table shows your account balance, the risk percentage you set, and the calculated lot size for gold and silver. The lot size represents the number of contracts you should trade for each instrument to align with your risk management strategy.

By using this calculator, traders can make informed decisions about their trade sizes, ensuring they manage their risk effectively and trade in a way that aligns with their account balance and risk tolerance. It helps traders avoid overexposing their accounts to risk and helps maintain a disciplined trading approach.
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