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    • #34174
      Gift
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      How risky is forex trading

    • #34252
      leoponaik
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      How risky is forex trading?

      Forex trading is known to be the most risky business venture compared to any other kind of investment.This is because it is a probability base venture where you have equal chances of losing and profiting. The nature of forex makes it risky compared to other business. this is because, It involves psychological emotions such as greed and fear since you have to directly deal with money yourself.

      Although forex trading is risky, it does not mean you can profit from it. Every business has its own risks. What matters is how you manage or avoid the risks. This means forex trading risks can be managed and controlled. Once you learn to manage your risks you will be able to increase more odds/chances to your side and surely profit from it.

    • #34385
      kattie
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      Forex Trading is risky for reasons being;

      It is all about speculation/ prediction. You are not guaranteed of success. The chances of winning and losing the amount risked are 50:50.
      Secondly, you have no control over the market behaviour. Here i mean, you cannot tell the market what to do.The market is always right.

      It is highly volatile. Any mistake, your account is likely to suffer.

      Last but not least, Forex trading highly induce the psychological emotions since you have to trade your own money. Practically, you are quick to attach emotions such as greed, fear,disappointments, regrets which is so frustrating and may lead to poor health in case you lose large sums of money.

      However, you should know there isn’t any business which has no risks involved at all. The moment you decide to invest your money into any business, you have already take a risk and it doesn’t stop at that. You have to always expect risks to happen as long as the business exist. Risks cannot to be avoided but can be controlled or minimised.

      So what do you do?

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      You have to come up with a risk management strategy/plan, so that you know what to do in case things don’t go as expected.

      The same to Forex trading, with risk management, you will be able to minimise risks of losses and profit from trading. Train and Practice Risk Management Techniques and trade as you have Planned.

      • This reply was modified 1 year, 4 months ago by kattie.
    • #34388
      ravenskte
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      Forex trading is the most risky among all businesses but at the same time the most profitable venture ever. Like they say, it take money to make money and the greater the risk, the higher the reward.

      Despite the fact that Forex trading is risky, it has a high yielding rate of return. It is Convenient and can be done at anytime of the day apart from the weekends. The Forex market has the highest number of participants across the global world which means it is highly profitable.

      What makes Forex trading more risky?

      It is a probability based venture. To trade Forex you have to learn how to think in probabilities. Its rate of success is based on probability. You are either right or wrong. This simply means, once you take on a trade in the Forex market, you don’t have full control over the market. Your chances of success are equal to the possibilities of failure. When you’re wrong you will lose and when right you win. It is all about predictions.

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      Despite the risk, you can profit from Forex trading successfully;

      Formulate a Trading Strategy that matches your style.
      Make a Trading Plan and trade only that.
      Work on your self discipline and take responsibility for whatever the outcome is.
      Stick to risk management and money management.
      Be patient and open minded.

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