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Short Position Profit

Example:
1 lot short position in EURUSD at 1.10230

Profit Scenario:
The price for EURUSD decreased by 20 pips to 1.10030.

1 lot Long Price Current Price
100,000 1.10230 1.10030

There is an decrease by 20 pips or by 0.002 (in short position, a price decrease will result in a profit)

Profit = 100,000 x (0.002) = $200

Short Position Loss

Example:
1 lot short position in EURUSD at 1.10230

Profit Scenario:
The price for EURUSD increased by 30 pips to 1.10530.

1 lot Long Price Current Price
100,000 1.10230 1.10530

There is an increase by 30 pips or by 0.003 (in short position, when price increases you incur a loss)

Loss = 100,000 x (0.003) = -$300