Any successful trader willing to mentor a newbie like me become a day trader? I am a 30 yr old software engineer and would like learn day trading not to make millions, but just a living. I know this is perhaps a stretch, but maybe I can get pointed to some direction. I live in mountain view ca.
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Trading is about 'finding' your own way and method.
A mentor can help to make the journey easier.
But in the end, your method and styles will need to be your own way.
If you try to duplicate someone else's method, you will have a continual struggle.
I suggest you read everything Mark Douglas has written.
Also, he has some excellent videos and seminar sessions.
Mark does not 'teach' you to trade but helps you develop your trading ability should you have any.
That is not what you wanted to hear...But.
Trading takes screen time, simulated trading, and hours of work.
If you don't follow that path you will probably be one of the new traders that posts how you have been scammed and bought a lot of trading courses or 'holy grail' indicators from a snake oil salesman.
It's like the Karate Kid movie...
Wax on... Wax off...
Seems like a useless task to learn the skill...
But the lesson is not in the task but in the repetition of the action.
Rejoice in the Thunderstorms of Life . . .
Knowing it's not about Clouds or Wind. . .
But Learning to Dance in the Rain ! ! !
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