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What do you do for work?

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What do you do for work?

How do you respond to a female who asks this question? "I'm a daytrader." That answer doesnt seem to work too well. What have you guys been successful with in telling a female what you do for work?

 
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"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."

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Two words, call girl

 
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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.

 
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Please see this existing thread with almost 200 replies:

https://futures.io/traders-hideout/7362-do-you-admit-being-trader.html

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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