When did you start trading?

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View Poll Results: How old were you when you started trading real money?
Protege (<18) 22 10.38%
Student (18-22) 36 16.98%
Early Career (23-29) 74 34.91%
Middle Career (30-50) 71 33.49%
Approaching Retirement (50+) 8 3.77%
After Retirement 1 0.47%
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Old Jun 20, 2005, 12:30pm   #1
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When did you start trading?

How old were you when you started trading your own real-money account? Are you a trading protege who go going young? Perhaps it was during college or university. Maybe you were late to the game, picking it up after a long career.
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Old Jun 20, 2005, 1:23pm   #2
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I started about 2.5 years ago, doing it as a career (but having worked for 5 years previously). I now no longer do it for a career but do it in my own time on a longer timeframe.
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Old Jun 20, 2005, 5:16pm   #3
 
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I started trading at about 2.45 pm
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Old Jun 20, 2005, 5:30pm   #4
 
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I started trading at about 2.45 pm
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Old Jun 8, 2011, 12:37am   #5
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Re: When did you start trading?

Decided to revive this thread as it would be interesting to see newer posters pitch in. As for me: 18.
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Old Jun 8, 2011, 1:09am   #6
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Re: When did you start trading?

A 6 year old thread? That isn't reviving, its a fuggin exhumation.

I started when I was 18.

How old are you now?

Well. I'm 18 3/4....
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Old Jun 8, 2011, 1:18am   #7
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Re: When did you start trading?

Hahaha.

Was "18 and 3/4" a typo? You started that account in 2003...
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Old Jun 8, 2011, 1:21am   #8
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Re: When did you start trading?

Well that's really interesting, useful and informative.

What shoe size do you take?
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