One of the things you will hear me harp over and over again is to mitigate and manage risk. What if you are trading in the room but have to run off to a meeting? I cannot promise that this is fail-proof, but there is a solution. You can place a limit entry order and if you get filled on your entry, you can have ThinkOrSwim immediately place a stop or a trailing stop for you. You can even have your exit limit order entered as well.
I am still a big advocate of not leaving risk unattended, but life goes on and this can help.
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