Are you an amateur trader who is worrying about making mistakes in the currency exchange market? Are you afraid of making mistakes? If your answer is yes then, stay tuned as you are in the right place. We are going to dissect all the problems that a novice trader may face. 

But first, you need to acknowledge that making mistakes should never be considered a crime. Rather they are blessings in disguise. There is very little scope for learning from external sources in this market, so investors often don’t get the chance to distinguish between the right and wrong decisions. Furthermore, it is easy to get confused. So, when you make a mistake, it opens the door to learning new things as you can learn better lessons from your own experience. But it only works when you evaluate your learning processes properly. That doesn’t mean we encourage you to make mistakes. We are stating that if you make a mistake, it will only help you if you learn from it.

Now out of several mistakes, we have come up with some of the pretty common mistakes made by almost all novice traders in this industry. So, without further ado, let’s get started!

Starting without any trading knowledge

If you heavily influenced in this market by a third party but if you are only interested because of the hype, then be aware of that, because, without doing a proper market study, you will never be able to make a profit here. Neither will you be able to secure your investment. Now, the number of investors trading here on a part-time basis is much larger than those who are full-time professionals. If you are one of them, then you should read it out carefully. Some several terms and protocols are constantly used in this industry. You will also find several maps and graphs or even economic indicators that you might have to analyze as you dig deeper into the field. 

If you are completely oblivious of what those terms mean, you will face a hard time here. Try to get accustomed to these terms from beforehand you will have an upper hand in the trade. Always be prepared for the unexpected. Only then can succeed in the Forex market. The ideal condition almost never exists so you must have the skills to deal with adverse condition.

Trading without a plan

This is one of the biggest, most common mistakes that amateurs make. A trading plan is a strategy that is adopted by almost every trader in this platform and one of the key things that leads them to succeed. A trading plan helps to make trading plans easier and helps to build a systematic routine to follow. While everyone is trying so hard to make money here, they forget about making something as simple as a trading plan. 

This can be very detrimental to their trades as they often cannot complete all the necessary important tasks. Missing out one task in your execution can lead to trading failure. So, each trader should take some time to come up with a reliable plan.

Not trading with a proper money management

A money management policy is one of the most basic things that an investor should devise and follow. Therefore, they have a hard time deciding how much they can spend or risk to earn a particular amount. If you forget about using proper money management, then you will see that despite making profits, you have very little savings. When you have very few savings, your investment becomes marginal. 

Furthermore, many forget to distinguish between their essential amount and investment. If you trade with money you need to live on and make a loss, this will cause problems in your daily life. There are several tutorials available on the internet to help you develop money management skills. 

Of course, trading can be difficult at times, but if you are vigilant enough to learn from these changes, you will get the upper hand and will be able to succeed in this industry.


Sumit is a Tech and Gadget freak and loves writing about Android and iOS, his favourite past time is playing video games.

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