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Why Forex Traders Lose - Avoid These Mistakes

Feb 2, 2008
You may have an illusion that forex trading is something very easy and simple but in reality a lot of trader will lose all the money they have. So what are the mistakes they made?

In fact, the number one mistake they make is that they do not prepare well. They will think that they can make money by following a system from others. They may even think that they can predict the forex price. In fact, you should not just follow the others if you want to be successful in forex trading.

Besides, some people lose because they think that there is a formula for them to follow and they can just trade according to this scientific formula. However, the sad fact is that there is no such formula in the world. If such formula really exists, all of us have already become billionaire.

The most serious mistake, according to experiences, is probably being too greedy. Some traders want to make the most money out of the market and they try to predict the highest price they call trade. They will be reluctant to make the deal even if they know they have already made some money. However, they will only find later that they cannot make money or even lose because they have missed the chance.

In fact, discipline is very important if you want to be successful in the forex market. Most traders know that it is important but they are just unable to do so. And this will make them lose money in the market.

You have to do your own research. You have also to study the market yourself. Of course you are also going to make your own decision. You should not just listen to what others say. Instead you should only take the opinions of the others some advices.

Besides, if you have set a target, you should make the deal when it is achieved. You should never think that you will be able to make more money and forget your original target. As discussed, this is the most serious mistake some traders make.

To be honest, forex trading is not easy. However, if you can work hard and do your own research, you will always have the chance to make money. You have to keep learning. Education is probably the most important thing if you would like to make money from forex trading. And if you have the discipline and educate yourself well, there is no reason why you cannot be successful in the marketing.
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