"I trade my own capital in the commodity futures market, most extensively crude oil, but also gold, bonds and currencies. It requires an intricate knowledge of intermarket analysis and a fairly deep and current understanding of the world's currently complicated economic state."
The following user says Thank You to Beljevina for this post:
I tell people I trade crude oil and gold for a living. Most people look at me like I'm crazy... it used to bother me at first because people don't give you any credit and think we're gamblers, but I realized they just don't understand so it no longer bothers me.
Since the thread is really the same as what you've started, I am going to close this one as a duplicate and ask you to use the original thread in order to prevent a split topic.
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