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How long does a typical trader survive trading?

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If we know the average chance of succeeding, it makes a difference if we want to further our time and effort for that, so far on the media are some sketchy representations and opinions, a solid research backed by actual representative database made by some credible unbiased entity should shed some light on this area

The American Association of Individual Investors survey that I read stated that 91% of their investors lost money.

Another survey had similar results:
https://ftalphaville.ft.com/2014/10/14/2006022/nine-out-of-ten-clients-lost-money/

Clearly it is not easy to succeed at trading, or opening a restaurant for that matter. It can be done, but it is not easy. One of the reasons for high failure rates is a lack of preparation and also underfunding.


Last edited by 4trading; March 21st, 2018 at 11:18 PM.
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