FOREX Day Trading – Do it and Lose Your Money Quickly!

Day trading is a mugs game – in FOREX currency markets, traders who make day trades instead of following the long-term trends, are making a serious mistake – risk/reward is terrible by comparison.

The Internet is full of brokers and vendors encouraging traders to day trade – and offering “sure fire” day trading systems – which is no surprise, as they mostly have a vested interest – they are making more commission!

Don’t get sucked in by the hype surrounding currency day trading.

You make the big money from the big trends – it’s the big trends that yield the big profits.

There are several day trading FOREX myths, and here are the most common ones: Continue reading “FOREX Day Trading – Do it and Lose Your Money Quickly!”

The Difference Between Investing and Trading

Investing and Trading are not the same thing. The returns you seek, the length of time it takes to achieve those returns, the amount of risk one is prepared to take, and the commitment one can make to monitor the investments dictate the strategy of whether to invest or trade.

Investing

Investing is holding an asset for a longer term, expecting it to increase in value. The most common example is investing in equity mutual funds through a retirement plan. Many of these funds are held for years and are expected to show a substantial
appreciation over the long term.

You can also invest in individual stocks and hold them for 6 to 18 months or longer, sometimes much longer. This is referred to as the “buy and hold” strategy. Continue reading “The Difference Between Investing and Trading”