CAI discretionary fund managers believe that the speed in which a loss (our accumulation of losses due to a drawdown) occur must be balanced with the absolute value or impact of that loss. Components speed and impact, when combined, share profoundly in the psychological effect that loss taking has on a trader. Generally speaking, the larger and a faster a loss is realized, the more destabilizing. Below is a high and low level “Speed vs. Impact Risk Matrix”. Each demonstrate how CAI fund managers approach stop-loss placement and size, in terms of its psychological state and the place of confidence we findourselves trading from.