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The fear of losing opportunity

Dec 31, 2020 at 13:19
131 Replies
Dec 15, 2021 at 12:38
If you are afraid of losing an opportunity, then you have already lost it.

Just keep it in mind and remember every time you think that you can still make money in a lost opportunity. The market benefits those who have a plan.
Biedrs kopš   73 ieraksti
Dec 15, 2021 at 14:04
Never make a trade for the sake of trading if the opportunity isn't there and you're restless of not having any action. You will lose more often than you think. Take your time and have patience. The opportunities will come. Forex is not going anywhere.
Integrity is the seed for achievement. It is the principle that never fails. - Earl Nightingale
Biedrs kopš   73 ieraksti
Dec 15, 2021 at 14:05
FXOday posted:
I think FOMO is the worst habit of so many forex traders because tempted by price movement and then chase price although already missing good entry.
Just like waiting for a bus on bus station safer than pursuing bus when already runnng

Great analogy. If miss the first bus, don't run for it. You may get hurt. Just wait for the next one.
Integrity is the seed for achievement. It is the principle that never fails. - Earl Nightingale
Biedrs kopš   10 ieraksti
Dec 15, 2021 at 20:10
Fear of losing an opportunity is always harmful for trading and all of the emotions are harmful for trading results, actually, be it fear or greed. That is why traders pay much attention to their psychology and state of well-being. They realize that everything which is inside of their heads can have some impact on their profits. I know the traders who simly stop trading when they are in a certain mood and they cannot get rid of it. They understand that it is better to skip a day rather than losing the money on the market. That is why if you have such a feeling, then you should either get rid of it, or stop trading this day. Listen to your common sense rather than your heart.
Jan 04, 2022 at 04:42
With caution and research, Forex trading can be a lucrative pursuit. Traders must be aware of the many risks associated with trading currencies, including the potential to lose large sums of money.
Biedrs kopš   994 ieraksti
Jan 04, 2022 at 10:24
loss is a very common thing that we the traders cant avoid but after losses we traders trade again and again , and at the end of the day we loss our equity.
Jan 10, 2022 at 15:42
I kind of had the opposite problem as a beginner because I was anxious to enter trades in case I would lose, but can definitely see how this is a problem.
Biedrs kopš   83 ieraksti
Jan 11, 2022 at 13:46
UweMoench posted:
The fear of losing opportunity is very dangerous. All newbies have this fear. When markets moves a lot in a certain direction, they become restless by thinking they are losing an opportunity of making money. As a result they try to open trade even if their system shows no signal, and they open trade and lose the money.
FOMO/Fear of losing is up there with the worst mind sets when trading.
Biedrs kopš   40 ieraksti
Jan 18, 2022 at 07:45
Many traders face the fear of losing opportunity when they are trading the Forex market. Some traders are able to overcome this fear and continue trading, while some traders are not able to overcome the fear of losing the opportunity, and they stop trading.
Jan 18, 2022 at 08:13
Happens to us all unfortunately, FOMO is one of the things you need to master as a trader. If an opportunity is gone best to sit and wait. This takes discipline which will come in time :)
Biedrs kopš   327 ieraksti
Jan 18, 2022 at 09:32
losing trade is an very common issue but we got upset when making losses and trade over and over. at the end of the day lost huge equity.
Jan 18, 2022 at 10:13
when you are a mature trader then you will take this easily and trade will again with good analysis. i hope you got the point.
Jan 19, 2022 at 03:22
Fear of losing your opportunity pushes you into a deep well
Biedrs kopš   16 ieraksti
Jan 21, 2022 at 05:48
This happens with many newbies. After learning, they are eager to apply things in real trading. So, if they see a chance to enter a trade, emotions trigger and they fear that the opportunity may be lost if they wait any longer. Some traders actually earn profits in this situation but most of them lose because the decision made is emotion based and not well calculated.
Biedrs kopš   12 ieraksti
Jan 21, 2022 at 20:15
Oh yes, that is one of the most dangerous feelings which can be experienced by a trader. The saddest thing is that it always leads to the losses. That is why a trade should make a trading plan and try to keep everything under control.
Biedrs kopš   28 ieraksti
Feb 08, 2022 at 08:12
Fear of missing out or losing an important opportunity is a common issue that affects almost every trader. FOMO stems from overly high expectations. It is a feeling that is most likely triggered when you see a more successful trader or when there's big news or during the period when the market is extremely volatile. All these can heighten the feeling of being left out but if you accept that there will always be another big opportunity, you can overcome this feeling to a great extent.
Biedrs kopš   25 ieraksti
Feb 08, 2022 at 08:28
It can happen in forex trading but it is never too late, it's better to observe the market regularly so that you can clearly identify when to place trade and not.
Biedrs kopš   15 ieraksti
Feb 08, 2022 at 12:04
Yes it can happen with anyone who trades forex, stock or any other asset. Managing trades can one of the best way to keep note on things and what next to be done to achieve your daily trading goal.
Biedrs kopš   470 ieraksti
Feb 08, 2022 at 23:08
FOMO or fear of missing out is the most disease among traders that lack discipline, usually when traders do this, the end result will get disappointed, but the question is why the fear of missing out is dangerous but they still did it, it is like as waiting for bus and jump when the bus was running.
Biedrs kopš   32 ieraksti
Feb 21, 2022 at 04:26
It is not possible for a trader to catch each and every trading opportunity. One needs to be patient and wait. Lack of alertness and discipline are the main reasons for losing any opportunity.
Moveover, a person should have contentment and should not possess any greed for earning more. The trader should remain calm even if he misses any opportunity.
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