Before starting my career at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, I did two things and really two things only. I played ice hockey and went to school where the focus of my studies was Biology and Genetics. I know what you’re thinking, how boring…Well, I actually was and am still fascinated with the study of life so I really enjoyed those days.
Many traders are attracted to the FX market due to the wide availability of leverage: the ability to control a trading position larger than your available capital. And arguably for good reason; leverage can be an effective tool in allowing an investor to achieve desired returns on trading capital.
UNDERSTANDING how the FOREX market works means that one has to immerse himself/herself into a sea of business trends, technical analysis, and opinions. It could be pretty daunting stuff in the beginning. The mere understanding of the business jargon is just the tip of the iceberg.
The most frequent mistakes aspiring traders do when supply, demand and order flow are not well understood concepts. Understanding what is happening behind the scenes is the key to develop any trading method.