The most common Truths and Myths on Forex Trading 2





Forex trading is a lucrative money making endeavor. You can do it on full time basis from the comfort of your home without having to go to the office of broker. It can earn you money more than the amount you get from a tough-scheduled 9 to 5 job. However, one needs to realistically understand the truths and myths about this business endeavor.

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Myth No.1- Start trading today: One of the most common myths about forex trading, as told by so-called experts, is that you Can Start Trading Today Using Our Secret Technique which is not practically true. Although it is possible that you can open an online forex trading account and trade the same day but there are high chances that you will lose your money and then get disappointed by the whole idea of working at home or online trading forex. Therefore, you need to take your time to understand the exact working of forex trading.

Reality Check 1: No doubt, forex trading is a good endeavor which allows you to make real money working flexible hours. Thanks to internet, you can do trading from any where such as from comfort of your home. Meanwhile, you should get started very slowly and gradually to get the experience and expertise required. Usually, most forex experts are of the opinion that people should spend 3 to 6 months to get the enough experience to make the transaction wisely.

Myth Number 2- Sky Is the Limit in Terms of Profits: For everything, there is always a limit. Same is the case with the profits made in forex trading. To what extent you can make money depends upon several factors such as the dedication you put into your basic education, the risks you can take and the amount of money you can invest. If you get enough basic education on forex trading, your chances of earning profits are high. If you take high risks, you can potentially earn huge profits. Simultaneously, you invest more, you earn more. When compared to other business endeavors, forex trading is one of the most lucrative endeavors.

Reality Check 2: Most forex experts advice that you should set a daily or weekly profit and/or loss threshold if you are a full time forex trader. Such thresholds are very effective as whenever you breach that threshold, you stop trading. Hence, these thresholds help traders minimize their risk to say ¼ of earnings. When the loss reaches the set limit, the trading is stopped; hence, you can step back, analyze what happened, and trade another day.

Myth Number 3- All You Need Is to Read a Book: You will meet a lot of so called Forex trading experts who wrongly tell that reading a few pages of self help manual on forex trading will enable you to understand the tricks of the trade. This is not true. Although books are useful as they educate you but the book reading only does not make you perfect. When it comes to forex trading, the knowledge involves basic education and analysis. You can get the basic education on forex trading from the book while the ability of raw data analysis comes with experience.

Reality Check 3: If you are serious about this endeavor, you should enroll yourself in an online forex program or platform. This program enables you to do raw data analysis, get the latest news and regular newsletters. This training is highly significant.

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  • Elmar Silveira Votri

    True. It costed me some money before I could understand these rules. 🙂