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Old April 24th, 2014, 01:46 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Old April 24th, 2014, 02:36 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Full-time job - yes.

Career - working on that one.


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Old April 24th, 2014, 02:39 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Hi Mike!

I will be part time untill profitable or if/when lose my job at clinic due to doctor leaving.

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Old April 24th, 2014, 03:23 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Career - working on that one.



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Old April 24th, 2014, 03:29 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Full-time job - yes.

Career - working on that one.


Ditto !

Not a full time job yet, but really working on it as a serious career.

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A full-time job

My only income - other than a tiny (covers only 1/2 my rent) government pension

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Old April 24th, 2014, 04:43 PM   #8 (permalink)
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For me it is a full time job.

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Old April 24th, 2014, 11:23 PM   #9 (permalink)
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What's the difference between professional career and full time job? I assume professional career is something you've been doing longer and take more seriously, perhaps in a firm with other traders?

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Old April 25th, 2014, 03:09 PM   #10 (permalink)
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Personally I'd love to make a career out of this business to be able spend time seeing my son growing up will be a great side effect of it. But for now I work 15 hours a day in my day job to support my family, so trading can practically only be a source of marginal income.

Once I feel I've broken a ceiling in earning 'X' amount in trading profits from constantly trading, I'll then consider switching to full time.

But then calling it part time doesn't do it justice because every hour of the night I'm reading or learning about better ways to run my investment book. So in that sense even if not by intent it's full time :-)

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