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How to manage trading risk?

First we need to understand the differences between trading and investing. Trading is relatively short term with a clear plan in mind as to when and at what price to enter and exit, thereby increasing trading frequency. Investing, on the other hand focuses on the longer term with a much vaguer plan and lower frequency. We know that forex is…
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Why is Forex risky?

Forex is often label as highly risky and something of a gamble. And at AlpsSocial, we agree that it is extremely risky for amateurs, who lack the basic fundamentals and turn toward gambling.   The main problem with the amateur trader is that they all have this naïve mindset that you can make a lot of money in a short…
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Why do most forex traders fail?

Most people start Forex trading with the expectation of making large sums of money within a short period of time. Something which even experienced traders struggle to achieve. This is due in part to the influence of numerous false marketing campaigns promising ridiculous rates of return within just 2-3 months. There are many reasons why a trade fails, but most…