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What is your daily time investment in trading, on average?

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New York, New Jersey/USA
 
Trading Experience: Intermediate
Platform: NinjaTrader
Favorite Futures: Futures
 
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When I first started out with futures 5 years ago it was 8-10 hours a day learning, failing, learning, repeat.

Now I usually reach my target in 1-2 hours unless I get myself in a pickle and have to fight my way out for the rest of the day. Could trade more and make more although I follow the adage that if you try to pick too may cherries you are bound to pick more rotten ones.

But having most of the day free to do as I please is more valuable to me than money and is the main reason I got into trading.

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