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Top Reasons Traders Fail to Make Money

[fa icon="calendar"] Feb 1, 2020 6:00:00 AM / by Brigette Dumas

The common Forex trader can be absolutely considered its own worst enemy because more often than not, the errors we make as humans are the root of our problems. Trading requires a lot of detailed planning, education, and experience. The Apiary Fund is a great resource for beginner traders because they have such a brilliant way with teaching aspiring traders just coming into the Forex market and showing those traders how to take the steps to be successful and profitable. Here are some suggestions on how to make sure you don't fall for the very common mistakes traders make in the markets.

Another very common mistake traders in the Forex market make is overtrading. Overtrading can either be trading too large or trading too often. Overtrading can be caused by unrealistically high-profit goals, market obsessions etc. Another very common mistake that is all too common for Forex traders is lacking capitalization. One of Forex’s biggest advantages is the availability of highly leveraged accounts. Basically, if the trader has limited starting capital, they can still accomplish ample profits, or vice versa, losses, by reflecting on price of financial assets. By carefully balancing leverage while trading lower volumes is a really good way to ensure that your account has enough capital for long-term.

Another common mistake is trading or gaining profit addiction. Forex trading and possibility for profits can bring both excitement and anxiety. To avoid this outline, traders should enter markets with a clear head and plan to exit if you’re uncomfortable with what’s playing out. The Apiary Fund is dedicated to helping traders become not only profitable but feeling successful as an individual trader and that’s why I feel so lucky to have the education and experience I received during my training.

The more rapid a trader is able to see the value in having patience as a strength rather than a weakness, the better chance they have at being profitable. Not following your trading plan is another very common mistake a Forex trader can make due to lack of discipline. Not following your trading plan you have prepared before placing trades in the market can be dangerous to your overall strategy and you need to be mindful of unrealistic expectations.

By following a few simple steps, you can ensure you will be more successful if you take your education seriously, research and gain experience in the market, prepare your trading plan and manage your capital that will lead to profitability, there is no reason you shouldn’t be a successful Forex trader.


Topics: Trader Development, Trading Psychology, Apiary Fund, losing streaks, confidence, funded trader, risk tolerance

Brigette Dumas

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