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My family says trading isn't work.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
Trading Experience: Intermediate
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TradingOgre View Post
They are right, it isn't work.

Work is where someone goes and they pay you just enough so you don't quit and you work just enough so you don't get fired. They give you a few weeks a year off for "vacation" where you can "recover" just enough to tolerate it for another year.

In trading, you are directly rewarded for your efforts. There is no glass ceiling. There are no office politics. There are no racial or gender barriers. You are not confined to a cubicle, office or factory floor. You are free to trade whenever and where ever you want. So, in reality, trading isn't work, it is freedom.

I really like that outlook... (the truth)

The thing is I haven't achieved consistent profitability... yet.
I feel like I'm on the verge though.
So if I start making consistent profits I think they'll simmer down sooner or later.

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