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How much should you invest in trading

Feb 25, 2021 at 09:05
139 Replies
Member Since Aug 17, 2021   94 posts
Oct 09, 2021 at 19:08
Most financial planners advise saving between 10% and 15% of your annual income. A savings goal of $500 amount a month amounts to 12% of your income, which is considered an appropriate amount for your income level.
Member Since Aug 07, 2020   75 posts
Oct 12, 2021 at 07:16
The investment must be reasonable, and you must understand that the amount you are investing is likely to be lost.
Member Since Apr 09, 2019   538 posts
Oct 12, 2021 at 08:04
Another point would be that it must be an amount that allows for sensible risk management. If your account is too small to allow you take a 1% risk then wait until you have more disposable income to start with.
If you can't spot the liquidity then you are the liquidity.
Member Since Aug 05, 2021   401 posts
Oct 12, 2021 at 17:26
Depends on how much you want to invest. If you'd prefer to start small, you could open an account with a broker that only requires a $10 deposit or so and deposit more money later on or build on that. On the other hand, you could deposit hundreds or thousands if you're very confident. I think the most important rule is not to go into debt when it comes to depositing in your trading account, meaning that you shouldn't borrow money or take out a loan, and to only invest money that isn't designated for important things like groceries or bills. That will help you avoid going into debt from trading and if you do lose money you won't have to scramble to pay it back.
Member Since Apr 21, 2021   12 posts
Oct 18, 2021 at 08:47
Oh, you can invest $100 or $1000 or $100000. Everything depends on your own finance, your knowledges, and your time. Yeah, time is really important. Because you need a lot of time for forex. you need to trade, constantly monitor the market and so on. So think about it.
Member Since Aug 05, 2021   401 posts
Oct 18, 2021 at 12:45
I started with a small amount because I wasn’t 100% confident and didn’t want to lose a large amount of money if it turned out that I wasn’t good at it. Later on, I deposited a lot more once I saw good results.
Member Since Jul 20, 2020   399 posts
Oct 19, 2021 at 07:11
HeavLeighGill26 posted:
I started with a small amount because I wasn’t 100% confident and didn’t want to lose a large amount of money if it turned out that I wasn’t good at it. Later on, I deposited a lot more once I saw good results.

thats the way to go for sure. Like you need to be comfortable with the amount you lose on each trade other wise you will intervene on a good trade or cut a trade going well because the amount is more than you expected
Member Since Nov 06, 2019   48 posts
Oct 19, 2021 at 10:08
More capital the better for real returns especially when trying to make 1-3% gains a week. But understandably hard to get enough capital for most people. Bit of a catch 22, those with more capital will find it easier to make profit off of it.
Member Since Oct 19, 2021   18 posts
Oct 19, 2021 at 11:09
It's usually said that more the capital, more is the profit. It's true but I believe beginners should always start with a micro account.
Member Since Apr 03, 2021   470 posts
Oct 19, 2021 at 23:24
I think better keep obey rules investing money in risky business, just spent money that affords to lose, if still beginner they can start small use the micro account, and intermediate trader they can using bigger capital using STP account, a different trader has the different level skill, so make sure when you already spent big money, get supported by your skill, so it not waste money, but if still often worse in trading work, don't spent to big money because riskier
Member Since Jun 17, 2021   46 posts
Oct 25, 2021 at 07:03
Though brokers allow traders to start trading with as low as $100, you should be ready to invest more than that.

 As a newbie, you’re more likely to lose money from trading than other traders.

So, you should always have more money to invest because if you have more money, then you will be able to make more profits and develop your skills.
Member Since Oct 25, 2021   6 posts
Oct 25, 2021 at 07:06
Start from small lots, learn how to manage the risk.
Member Since Jan 22, 2021   125 posts
Oct 25, 2021 at 11:00
Agreed, at starting never put your money in risk. Take your time to settle down and see how your capital affects from the trades. Don't make any hurry, trade, learn and grow!
Member Since Oct 18, 2021   9 posts
Oct 25, 2021 at 12:29
Using demo is best low (no) risk way to trade. But once you have that understood you should just trade in small amounts to start
Member Since Apr 03, 2021   470 posts
Oct 25, 2021 at 22:16
It depending your want to start, now forex online trading can start with low deposit even use $1 trader can use the micro account, but the trading condition in the micro account is different with STP and ECN account, and to start trading in STP or ECN account, start with $200 already good initial capital, but they also need to measure trading skill, if not yet ready they can invest small money to start.
Member Since Aug 10, 2021   176 posts
Oct 26, 2021 at 01:42
In addition to your experience, your strategy also depends on how much you invest in trading. You must have a good understanding of price action and indicators. The more you invest, the more you make. Your strategies and experience will totally determine your profit and loss.
Member Since Oct 25, 2019   27 posts
Oct 26, 2021 at 14:08
It doesn't matter how much money will you invest in trading actually. The matter is how will you turn your initial deposit into millions. If we speak about intraday trading, then it really doesn't matter because everything will be depend on your skills, knowledge and the main goal for you is not to lose money, but multiply them. If we will talk about investing, then here, sums of money matter, because the more money you will invest the more income you will get. Investors, generally, are aimed at long-term investments and they invest lots of money in order to get income in future and have an opportunity to extract their money.
Member Since Aug 27, 2017   121 posts
Oct 27, 2021 at 17:04
Start with money that's really small. There are cent accounts nowadays so your 50 bucks can act like 5000 on a cent account. It will allow you to experience a big account without much risk. When you can consistently make money month after month for let's say 6 months, then you can move to a standard account with a bigger capital.
Trading is a marathon, not a sprint.
Member Since Jun 16, 2020   57 posts
Oct 28, 2021 at 04:18
In matters of returns, forex trading has a simple rule: the more you invest, the more return you could get.
Therefore, you can trade and invest according to your financial goals.
Member Since Feb 20, 2021   53 posts
Oct 28, 2021 at 05:19
Starting with small lots would help beginners trade more successfully and gain a better understanding of the currency market.
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