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Diffrence between real & demo trading

Feb 08 2022 at 13:43
939 posts
In fact, there are quite a few features. The most important thing is that the trader will not receive losses on a demo account.
Feb 08 2022 at 14:32
801 posts
When I used a demo account, it was just an option for me to gain experience. I think this is one of the key features.
Feb 09 2022 at 10:25
24 posts
Demo teaches you the basics. Real account teaches you about emotions as well.
Sofia Anderson
Feb 09 2022 at 21:40
2 posts
good point, good one @ElliotEll
I don't see much difference though It doesn't make any difference to me, I play with real money like demo
Feb 14 2022 at 11:40
48 posts
From my trading experience, the demo account is a risk-free environment with no real capital or commission costs involved in it.

whereas the real account is about taking risks and trading with a proper strategy for profits.
Feb 14 2022 at 12:39
801 posts
The most noticeable feature is that the demo account allows you to learn. At least when I started working with a broker, I used a demo account.
Feb 15 2022 at 04:02
73 posts
The major difference between real and demo accounts is that demo accounts are good for testing out strategies without the fear of losing real money.
Feb 18 2022 at 05:00
46 posts
A demo account is a practice account where traders test out trading strategies and build trading skills. A demo account is a risk-free account because traders trade with virtual money. Such accounts are generally free.

A live account is the opposite of a demo account. Here, traders trade with their own money and participate in the moving market. There are different types of real accounts. For beginners, a micro account is the best to get started.
Mar 04 2022 at 08:14
63 posts
In my experience, the demo account is mostly used for developing strategies and skills by beginner or newbie traders without any risk or real capital involved.

The real account has real risks and money involved in it. Traders use the knowledge and skills learned from demo trading and apply them to real trading to make profits.

Apr 05 2022 at 04:30
70 posts
A real account and a demo account are quite similar to each other in functioning but one major difference is in terms of money. In a demo account, you trade with virtual money but in a real account, your own money is involved. Demo accounts are the best way of practising and backtesting the strategies by the trader.
Apr 22 2022 at 04:57
48 posts
Demo accounts are practice accounts. You get to trade in the replica of the live trading account at zero risk. Live accounts, however, are risky since you trade with money from your pockets. Another difference is trading psychology. You’re emotionally involved when you trade in live accounts.
HeavenLeighGill (HeavLeighGill26)
Apr 24 2022 at 15:01
401 posts
I think the difference is mostly psychological. It's easier to make riskier moves on demo because there is nothing on the line. A lot of people struggle when they go live because that's when fear and anxiety come in and affect profits.
May 05 2022 at 05:37
24 posts
A beginner trader is highly recommended to open a demo account before trading from a real account. The difference between the two is that -
In a demo account, the trader gets access to a simulation of the real forex market where he can experiment with his strategies without risking the loss of real money, because in a demo account no real money is involved.
In a real account that the trader opens through a broker, real money is involved. The trader’s bank account is connected with the live trading account and he has to make strategies carefully and wisefully so that he risks the minimal loss of money.
May 06 2022 at 01:27
176 posts
Demo is only for practice and we can not imagine to trade with real money.
May 06 2022 at 07:39
64 posts
From my trading experience, I can say that demo trading is risk free and no real capital or risk is involved. It is used by beginners and experienced traders to develop new strategies.

Real trading can be risky with higher or lower money losses depending on the trader's forex trading skill and strategy.
Rahima khan (rahimakhan1)
May 25 2022 at 05:28
2 posts
Totally unique. Real money is used in the demo, while virtual money is used in the demo. In demo, we have nothing to lose, but in real, we have real money and the risk of losing some or all of it.
May 27 2022 at 05:34
24 posts
A Demo account and a real account are almost similar except for the type of money used. Demo does not involve any real money, and therefore, people can trade without fearing any loss. While in a real account, real money is involved which activates the emotions like fear, panic, and anxiety.
Demo accounts are only for educational purposes and do not guarantee success in trading.
Traders need to trade live to develop the right trading psychology.
May 27 2022 at 10:41
12 posts
The main difference is slippage. With demo you get instantly filled on entry and exit but with real live account there will be slippage. This is usually small but can make a big difference in overall results
May 30 2022 at 09:51
17 posts
A demo trading account is just a platform to practise and experience trading in a simulative environment. There is no money involved and that makes a major difference. You don’t need to worry about losses in a demo account and your profits will never materialise. Trading on a real account comes with a lot of responsibility and power. You can make profits with a good strategy but can also encounter financial losses. You need to cope up with the risk by setting stop losses and risk/reward ratio. Practise well on a demo account and trade with caution in your real account.
May 31 2022 at 09:56
23 posts
Practice on a demo with virtual money, without fearing any loss. Trade in the real world of trade with real money with the fear of loss. That’s essentially the difference between a demo and a real account. While a demo account can help equip you with all that’s needed, it cannot help you know the real-world situations, which is why a real account becomes so important.
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