Why Trade? – the Question You need to Ask before you Start

Why Trade?

This post is the first in a series of posts I am writing to guide you in getting started trading. It is the start of my Free Investing and Trading For Beginners Course. You could skip this post and go straight to the next post if you feel that the answer to the question “Why Trade” is not of value to your trading. But for me answering this question changed me from being a break-even trader to a trader with an edge in the markets. Trading consistently profitably is hard and it takes a lot of practice. Therefore let’s talk first about a fundamental question most people skip before they take up the challenge of trading or any other challenge for that matter.

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What to trade? – the most commonly traded securities

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In this article, I will discuss the possible securities you may consider for trading. After reading my previous posts you should have figured out why you want to get into trading in the first place and you have learned about ways to trade. Now it is time to look into what to trade. All tradeable paper assets have their characteristics and come with their pros and cons.

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