Yes, demo trading is very useful, not only because how you can try to strategize and improve your strategy but also try to implement the new strategy into trading so that you can always get better in future, but it is not same as live trading because there is no psychology factor putting in to it
Demo trading is the best way to learn Forex, it helps to learn about the platform, how to open and close positions, place orders, observe your mistakes and then make a strong trading strategy before going to a live account.
I do agree demo trading can help you to get into the business of trading and it will help you to judge a broker but you would not be able to understand the emotional aspects of trading. It is very important because your trades depend on the confidence you hold.
layerchazard posted: I do agree demo trading can help you to get into the business of trading and it will help you to judge a broker but you would not be able to understand the emotional aspects of trading. It is very important because your trades depend on the confidence you hold.
Yeah, but there are many people in the market who do not know the meaning of the simple terms and charting techniques. When I started trading in the markets I did not know the meaning of the M1 charts. I started a demo with many brokers like etrade, ig, fxview and cityindex which helped me get familiar with a lot of things. So I think they are extremely important.
Starting work with a demo account is the right decision, it will help to avoid many mistakes and I am very pleased that the Amarkets demo account and the real account are very similar and this gave me the opportunity to prepare well
Demo trading allows you to trade on real trading platforms but with virtual money. Here, you can practice forex trading. You can learn how to trade in the forex market but you don’t make or lose money. You can develop strategies and test those strategies.
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