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Is it Worth It!!!

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Trading is like any other occupation. You have to work and study at it for a while before you see the rewards. Even then the rewards may never come.

If you want to be an auto mechanic, do you just open a shop and start fixing cars, without a clue what to do?

If you want to be a surgeon, would you try to get a job at the hospital with no education or experience?

Why should trading be any different?

The problem is the barriers to entry in trading are small. $1000 deposit, answer some questions on an account form and bam! - you can trade.

But that doesn't mean you should trade.

I agree with the No BS statement: most people should never trade.

For those that try, it is a long road. Don't plan on overnight success.

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