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From paper money to real money?

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One also hears that it takes 9 years to become a professional trader and that every pro lost an initial deposit at least once, so it makes sense to trade with an amount that one is okay to lose. Thoughts, ideas, suggestions, and philosophies are all welcome!

Philosophy:
You are going to fit right in here
Everyone trys to outsmart the market at first. The real lesson will start when your patience has been eroded to the point where you question everything you think you know. If you are comfortable losing X and you lose it...what have you learnt about yourself? (I contend nothing of value)

This gig will catch you no matter how crafty you think you are being It is humbling.

Start a journal here.
All the very best.


Last edited by Grantx; June 15th, 2018 at 11:51 AM. Reason: Answer to what have you learned.
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