Demo is just to know how the system works and test your strategy. It is good if you know the winning ratio of your strategy by trading on demo. But usually most people use demo to see how much many they can make. They do not focus on creating a strategy. When you trade with real money, there works a fear of losing money. You become too much conscious about your decision. In demo you don't affected by any emotions like fear, greed and overwhelming joy.
Demo trading is a great way for beginners, or I should say even for experienced traders, to test their strategies without the risk and fear of losing any money. Newbies in trading should always start with demo trading, and not live trading, do demo practice first and then gradually start live with little amounts.
It is like a flight simulator for real pilots. Here demo trading simulates what exactly happens over the forex market. Forex trading is not a toy. For this reason, demo trading is provided as this will help new traders to test the platform and take hands on experience of the real market with virtual money.
HIGH RISK WARNING: Foreign exchange trading carries a high level of risk that may not be suitable for all investors.
Leverage creates additional risk and loss exposure. Before you decide to trade foreign exchange, carefully consider your investment objectives, experience level, and risk tolerance.
You could lose some or all of your initial investment. Do not invest money that you cannot afford to lose. Educate yourself on the risks associated with foreign exchange trading, and seek advice from an independent financial or tax advisor if you have any questions.
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