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5 tips to trade successfully

Know yourself

When trading forex currencies, you will soon learn that it’s not just about the knowledge you have. When you are trading with your own money, there’s going to be a lot of emotions involved. If you lose on a trade you were sure you was going to profit on, you will get disappointed, and that can lead you to start making stupid trades that you wouldn’t do otherwise. Keep in mind that Forex trading shouldn’t be like gambling, you should never put to much of your full capital in to one single currency. By managing your risk properly, you can afford to lose some trades without it affecting you emotionally.

Choose a good broker

This is something that is often overlooked, especially amongst new traders. But the fact is that your choice of broker is one of the most important things in forex trading. Not all brokers are suitable for beginners, just as not all brokers are suitable for professionals. Before signing up anywhere, make sure that the broker meets your needs in terms of trading platforms, assets, customer service and other expectations. A good way for beginners to get a good overview of different brokers is to use trading portals such as forextrading.pm, which have reviewed a lot of market leading brokers in order to make things easier for beginners. They also offer beginner’s guides as well as advanced forex trading strategies.

Start off simple

When you’re a beginner and just signed up to your first broker, don’t start to go crazy and trade with everything. It’s much better to stick with a currency pair that you know something about instead of just randomly starting to mess with several currencies you don’t know the first thing about. A good general tip is to start trading with your own country’s currency.

Go easy in the beginning

There’s no need to rush things. In the beginning of your trading career, chances are that you will screw things up a few times before you start getting success. Therefore, there’s no need for you to put all your savings in to your trading account straight away, as it will be too big a risk. Instead, start off small and see how it goes. When you start making a bit more profit, start devoting more and more money to forex trading, but do it progressively. You should never risk more money than you can afford to lose. A good place for beginners, especially those from Latin America, is at Cambio de Divisas, which has some great beginners guides and brokers listed.

Do not trust Forex robots

In your trading career, you will undoubtedly come across offerings of trading systems that can “guarantee profit”. I’m sure you’ve guessed it already, but just to make it clear to everyone: These are scams. If someone actually came up with a bulletproof trading system, he could have made much more money keeping it to himself and using it on the market.

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