Hi, I am Jeninova and a newbie in this kind of business so how will I start?


Open a small account - $50 to $100; Keep it alive. Demo account is not going to help you; you will never get to a point where you will feel confident and comfortable enough start risking real money. The working environment is far too dynamic. If you are going try and make money trading short term price fluctuations, put some skin in the game. See what it feels like to lose money; see what it feels like to live with losing money. If you are going to make it in this business, neither the thought nor the occurrence of losing money can take too big a toll on you emotionally or psychologically. Much of a normal trading day is a grind. If you can't get past the issue of losing money, it's going to be difficult to last for very long in this business. So start working with real money.


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I think it's okay to work with demo accounts first until you have more of an idea about what you are doing. Just be aware that things won't work exactly the same on a real account.


Senior member
Demos are only good to understand the functionality of a trading platform (IG, CMC market trading 212 etc) and test your system. I'd really recommend trying to get skin in the game fast...and if you can find a trusted trading mentor (preferably one you don't have to pay for and who has a proven track record - it's invaluable). There are a few decent ones on here.

2 biggest things to note in trading imo:
1) Risk Management - cut losers fast and let winners run...you'll hear people say this all the time, but it's so true
2) Learn how to read price / chart patterns. This unfortunately cannot be taught and imo takes years of literally staring at the screen.


Junior member
Be it Forex, or any other kind of business, the first step always has to be exploring that field, researching and gathering max info. If you spend some quality time on this part, believe me, future journey would be much better.


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Start by learning basic concepts like terminology and then move on to the harder stuff, like strategies, risk management, and so on. You can also open a demo once you feel ready to practice on.

Farm Yard Forex

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Start with education. Treat trading like a career and a highly skilled one like medicine or law. You aren't going to be doing it properly for a long while and that is fine. Learn to love the process as money is something that comes way down the line if it does at all.


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Study as much as you can. The primary step is to build your forex foundations. This could take some time. But it's important to become successful in the long run. You can check out Adam Khoo's youtube channel. You will find plenty of information there.
Read up about forex trading and clear your basics. Open a demo account where you can practice your strategies and try your hands at the trading platforms before you start taking real risks.
Hey, guys! Thanks for this topic! I, too, just recently began to get involved in trading and am also looking for advice. I'm just one of those people who always worries too much. I once read an article on bestforblogger.com and it talked about trading in general. I still want to try trading forex, but I haven't heard anything about it for a long time. Is this trading platform still relevant? Is someone using forex now, or is cryptocurrency trading much more profitable? I'm just too tired to live a normal life, I'm already mentally ready to find a job on the Internet and I want to invest all my savings in a new business.
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Hey, i must tell you have choosen the right career for you. But let me also tell you that it's not going to be easy. So, be ready for all learning and hard work that needs to be done.


Junior member
Just like any other business, you have to understand the pros and cons of trading forex. You will also have to know what it is, how it is done, and what profits you can make from it. You will have to prepare yourself both mentally and financially to ensure that nothing goes beyond your appetite.


Junior member
Start with the basics. When you begin with new things, you want your basics to be strong. Forex trading is no expectation. You need to be familiar with topics such as forex analysis, risk & money management, basic terminologies, and trading platforms. You become conceptually strong with practice. So, sign up with a demo account, and practise before trading with a live account.


Junior member
You are right! Do not experiment trading on a live account with practising on a demo account or else you might blow your whole account.
Also I'd suggest you opening the demo simultaneously while learning about the various strategies and technical techniques and practice them.


Junior member
I am not sure how many traders will agree with me but the more you explore the market and experiment with your trading strategies, the more deeply you learn. You grasp more clearly when you have your own experience to learn from.


Junior member
I am not sure how many traders will agree with me but the more you explore the market and experiment with your trading strategies, the more deeply you learn. You grasp more clearly when you have your own experience to learn from.
Yes, agreed. Learning comes with one’s own ability and experiences..
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