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How Do You Make Money Trading The Market?

This is a tricky question that can have many different answers. We’ll try and tackle them all in this article as best we can. Making money in the market can depend on a number of things including, but not limited to: your personality type, the products you trade/invest in, what your time horizon is for your trades, your account size and tolerance for risk, your strategy and more. Ultimately, it comes down to knowing yourself, what you’re like, how you typically react to things, and having reasonable expectations of what the market is likely to do. For the sake...

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How Much Capital Is Required To Trade Options?

One of the many benefits to trading Options is that you get the advantages of being able to use leverage, with limited risk (limited to the price of the Option, or width of the Options Spread). However, in order to trade most Options Strategies, you will need a margin account. Margin accounts require some initial capital requirements. However, it’s nothing to stress out about, as you see here in this article. The short answer is $2,000. Read on to find out why, and what you can do to get around it. The Regulations According to FINRA (Financial Industry Regulatory Authority),...

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Is It Possible To Trade With A Full-Time Job?

Not everyone has the luxury of being able to trade full-time. Does that prohibit you from being able to trade? Not at all. There are costs and benefits to trading part-time, just as there are costs and benefits to trading full-time. We’ll get into the specifics here in this article, but I think the most important thing to keep in mind is that the strategy and mindset you would be using to trade full-time is going to be different from if you’re trading part-time. For the purposes of this article, we’ll assume that you work a 9-5 job. What...

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How Do I Become A Trader?

So you want to be a trader, huh? You like the lifestyle, the ultra-competitiveness, and of course the compensation, right? The extreme difficulty somehow doesn’t outweigh the glamor to you. Well good for you, for knowing that trading what you want to do. So now that you know what you that you want to be a trader, how do you become a trader? Good question. Thank you for asking. There are 2 main paths. There are 2 Paths You can either become a professional trader or a retail trader (or both). There are pros and cons to both paths....

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Why Most Traders Lose Money [6 Reasons]

Trading is the hardest “easy money” you’ll ever make. In fact, less than 5% of traders who begin trading go on to become consistently profitable over the long run. However, how do you know if you’re in the 95% who lose, or the 5% who win? Not everything that is worth doing is going to start off easy either. So what if you’re a 5-percenter, who is going through a rough patch? I don’t know what would be worse than quitting on something you really have a knack for. But then again, when should you stop the bleeding if...

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