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12 Trading Articles to Help Get You Started in Stocks, Forex or Futures

Some educational reading for all you aspiring traders out there. Here is a reading list of some things to be aware of if you want to start day trading or swing trading stocks, forex, or futures. These articles primarily look at how much capital is required to start in each market, profit potential scenarios, and strategies.

Want to Give Day Trading a Go? I love it, but the road isn’t easy (but it can be done).

The Day Trading Success Rate – Here’s the day trading success rate witnessed at several day trading firms. Of the hundreds that came to trade, here’s how many men and women became successful day traders.

How Long it Takes to Become a Successful Trader – The thorough answer on how long it takes to become a successful trader, based on time invested, quality of practice, capital and overcoming adversity.

How Much Money Do I Need to Become a Day Trader – Whether you want to trade stocks or forex, this breaks down how much is recommended.

How Much Money Day Traders Make – The potential for day trading following a decent reward:risk and win-rate strategy.

Swing Trading Stocks, Forex, and Futures

How Much Money Can I Make Swing Trading (Forex, Stocks, Futures) – Here are scenarios for how much money you can make as a swing trader, based on how often you trade, the risk/reward ratio of your trades, and the capital you start with. See scenarios for stocks, forex and futures.

About Stocks

How Much Money Do I Need to Swing Trade Stocks? – Interested in swing trading stocks–taking trades that last one day to a few weeks–and wondering how much money you need to get started? Here’s the answer.

How to Day Trade Stocks in 2 Hours or Less – Extensive Guide: Here’s an extensive guide on how to day trade stocks in two hours or less each day, including how to find stocks to day trade, when to day trade, strategies you can use to profit, staying focused and how to work your orders.

About Futures

How Much Money Do I Need to Swing Trade Futures – The futures market—where global commodities such as coffee, corn, soybeans, oil and gold trade—is a very popular day trading and swing trading market. Learn the basics of how futures work, why futures are great for swing trading and how much capital you need to do it.

Developing and Trading the Best Day Trading Strategy (from a Futures trader) – Successful day trader shares how he came up with his best day trading strategy, what it is, how he trades it, and how you can to.

About Forex

Introduction to Forex – What It Is and How It Works: The biggest market in the world and a great one to trade. It requires the least amount of money to start trading and provides loads of opportunity 24 hours a day.

Forex Day Trading with $1000 (or less) – A blueprint for how to build an income with a small forex day trading account, by effectively utilizing risk controls, leverage and trading on a small time frame for a few hours a day.

How to Day Trade Forex in 2 Hours or Less – Here’s how to day trade the forex market, specifically the EURUSD or GBPUSD. See trade examples and the strategy I use for day trading in about two hours a day

Hope those help you out!

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