Are you afraid to lose your trade?

Oct 20, 2019 at 06:32
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Uczestnik z Aug 17, 2021   94 postów
Oct 09, 2021 at 18:24
Yes, because the market can be volatile, there is always the risk of losing money when trading a currency pair. In addition to the inherent risk linked to trading, with Forex trading you need to add margin trading and leverage, which means that you can trade large amounts with little initial capital.
Uczestnik z Mar 17, 2021   536 postów
Oct 12, 2021 at 07:14
AliForexTalks posted:
Yes, because the market can be volatile, there is always the risk of losing money when trading a currency pair. In addition to the inherent risk linked to trading, with Forex trading you need to add margin trading and leverage, which means that you can trade large amounts with little initial capital.
Loss is a common thing in this market. You need to make a good plan to reduce the losses.
Uczestnik z Dec 06, 2019   19 postów
Oct 26, 2021 at 14:11
Well, there are some traders who always are afraid of losing their money. In my opinion, it's a great mistake, because such fears never let traders to reveal their potential in trading activity. You always restrict yourself in your mind and always try to lose as less money as you can. Don't be afraid of losing money, because it interferes your potential success. Lost all your money? Nothing bad. Just earn money again in other activities and return to trading. You can acquire solid experience only in case of proper trainings and frequient practice. Never leave trading activity until you understand that it's not something that you really want to do.
Uczestnik z Dec 05, 2019   17 postów
Oct 29, 2021 at 10:16
I personally don't think that traders should be afraid of losing their money. Trading activity alwys implies risks, these risks imply losing money, hence if you once have decided to join trading activity, then you shouldn't be afraid of losing your accumulations, because you came to trading with these thoughts. Of course, it's kinda incorrect to set up your mood like that, however it may help you to avoid serious consequences fro your mental health after losing your money. Nevertheless, traders always should be positive in order to have strengths to open new opportunities for earning funds. it sometimes can be pretty difficult, but anyway it will help you a lot.
Uczestnik z Jan 22, 2021   125 postów
Oct 29, 2021 at 16:41
Losses are always trader's part. In order to gain something you have to put something on risk. You can never have consistent profits in trading. What needs to be consistent is your trading routine.
Uczestnik z Apr 03, 2021   470 postów
Oct 31, 2021 at 22:42
Loss is part of trading, usually if afraid with the loss will mess up the trading plan, trading needs to keep in mind if loss is sometimes inevitable, but we need to make risk management using stop loss or another trading strategy, if we afraid, hence will doubt in trading and this not good for the end result
Uczestnik z Feb 02, 2021   38 postów
Nov 02, 2021 at 05:15
A trader should be prepared to lose money as much as they are prepared to win. If you have a plan for taking profits and limits for losses, you can make money in any market.
Uczestnik z Jun 19, 2020   38 postów
Nov 10, 2021 at 05:14
Definitely yes when it’s a high risk and reward trade but most often I keep my risk to reward ratio lower. Initially it was a big deal to me and I used to be so disappointed with my losses but now I’ve made peace with it and am trying to focus on improving my trading skills.
Uczestnik z Dec 23, 2019   21 postów
Nov 11, 2021 at 08:16
This permanent fear will never lead you to something great. I believe that people shouldn't be afraid of mistakes in their daily life as well as traders shoouldn't be afraid of losing a trade. It's just an experience, of course it'sn an unpleasant experience, however it teaches us a lot. One mistake can prevent thousand of other mistakes, that's why it's very important not to give up after mistakes or losses. It's just the main rule in trading, never give up after couple of losses. If you lose all the money, then you have to earn a bit more and start all over again. This is how our life works actually.
Uczestnik z Jun 14, 2021   53 postów
Nov 15, 2021 at 07:26
Yes, fear is the most common emotion shared among trades. It can be psychological and a result of doubt on your trading skills.

We should never neglect emotions in trading. If you fear, then take a break from trading and introspect. Take small risks and build confidence by winning small profits.
Uczestnik z Aug 05, 2021   401 postów
Nov 16, 2021 at 15:08
I struggled with this in the beginning, money was tight and I felt that I was wasting it if I lost any. I wanted to be able to tell my husband that I was successful, not that I was losing the investment that we struggled to come up with. Over time, I suppose I got more confident and things started to go well for me. I think that time and success helped me to build confidence, but I still struggle with trading anxiety at times.
Uczestnik z Feb 12, 2019   105 postów
Nov 18, 2021 at 11:44
Oh yeah even with proper risk management i still feel the niggle oh no losing trade 😅
Its human natural to feel it
Uczestnik z Sep 01, 2021   9 postów
Nov 18, 2021 at 11:57
By choosing the proper Lot size and have confidence in your strategy it is possible to be ambivalent to losing trades. It is part of trading
Uczestnik z Nov 20, 2021   19 postów
Nov 20, 2021 at 08:11 (edytowane Nov 20, 2021 at 08:11)
Yeah, until you're not on demo :D
Uczestnik z Nov 02, 2020   36 postów
Nov 20, 2021 at 08:14
davegordon posted:
I don’t want to lose my trades and I’m sure no other trader wants that either, but if you ask me, “ Am I afraid to lose?” No. If we are going to fear the most obvious thing in trading, we can never grow. A losing trade should be taken as a lesson but fearing it would be like giving it a lot of importance. It’s not possible to move forward while holding onto the fear.

Agree, we all have a fear of losing the money so it is very wise to make a proper management in risk and money
Uczestnik z Jul 19, 2020   751 postów
Nov 20, 2021 at 13:12
Most people are afraid to lose money. That's why they take impulsive decision out of emotions. If we don't have enough idea why we are opening or closing a trade, this fear will persist.
Uczestnik z Mar 17, 2021   536 postów
Nov 21, 2021 at 18:50
UweMoench posted:
Most people are afraid to lose money. That's why they take impulsive decision out of emotions. If we don't have enough idea why we are opening or closing a trade, this fear will persist.
Fear of loosing is a common thing in this market.
Uczestnik z Jul 23, 2020   759 postów
Dec 08, 2021 at 18:30
Try trading with small capital. Make sure you have a good strategy.
Uczestnik z Jul 23, 2020   869 postów
Dec 10, 2021 at 21:07
Just trade with awareness and know where to stop.
Uczestnik z Nov 23, 2021   34 postów
Dec 15, 2021 at 13:30
The fear of losing trade is normal, and it should be dealt with precaution. Traders should risk only the capital that they are willing to lose and use stop loss and take profit order to minimise losses.
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