2nd Skies Trading

Drawdown Recovery Rate

Whether you’re trading or investing, controlling risk and understanding how drawdowns affect your performance is crucial to your long term success.

In the following table below, we show you what % return you need just to ‘recover’ your account for each type of drawdown you experience.

We have also written an article about 6 trading statistics you need to know, showing how your risk:reward, risk of ruin and other risk metrics highly influence your performance and profitability.

Account Drawdown in % Return % needed to break-even
10% 11.1%
20% 25.0%
30% 42.9%
40% 66.7%
50% 100%
60% 150%
70% 233.3%
80% 400%
90% 900%
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