A commonly known fact is that most forex traders fail. In fact, it is estimated that 96 percent of forex traders lose money and end up quitting. DailyFX found that many FX traders do better than that, but new traders still have a tough timing gaining ground in this market. To help you to be in that elusive 4 percent of winning traders, we have compiled a list of the most common reasons why forex traders lose money.
Do not try and beat the market!The market is not something you beat, but something you understand and join when a trend is defined. At the same time, the market is something that can shake you out if you are trying to get too much from it with too little capital. Beating the market mindset often causes traders to trade against trends and overlords their account which is a sure recipe for disaster.
Low Start Up Capital
Most currency traders start out looking for a way to get out of debt or to make easy money. It is common for forex marketing to encourage you to trade large lot sizes and trade highly leveraged to generate large returns on a …