I wanted to take the time to share some great advice for new forex traders. This can be quite an intimidating market to get into. I know when I first heard there was three trillion dollars moving around each day, and huge banks were going to compete along side me, I was very intimidated. Don't be. You're really not competing against anyone. Most traders are willing to share with each other because we are all looking to ride the waves of the market and profit. I'm going to share a little with you that should help you out.
News is a pivotal source of forex information, it just isn't directed to forex traders. You'll never hear something directly informative to a trader, but you will hear the information that inevitably gets the market moving in new directions; the economy. Economic news is the stuff that causes currencies to rise and fall, so it is important to make sure you're on top of that. Good news, is good for currency and bad news is bad for currency.
You need to keep your trading strategy very simple. The people that end up losing in this game are the ones that have these very long strung out strategies that are very conflicting and hard to understand. There is no need to reinvent the wheel here. There are a very simple strategies you can follow everyday and make a profit.
You also need to learn to be a logical creature. Emotion in this business can be deadly because it makes you make bad trades, it makes you hold onto unprofitable currency and in the long run leads you into the red. Being logical makes you a cold calculated machine that makes trades on one characteristic, profit.
Lastly, get yourself automated software like Forex Killer. It saves you a lot of time and headaches since it will go through the avalanche of currency data and search for profitable trends that you can use to your advantage.
By: Charley Nash
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