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Learn How To Trade Forex Like A Professional Trader

I don’t often share trading statements on my blog, but i have decided to share this one, as it shows not only that i have the skills and market knowledge to be able to teach you how to trade like a professional trader, but it also shows some interesting statistics regarding profit and loss.

To be a successful trader.

To be a successful trader you have to have market knowledge. Knowledge is by far the biggest asset to a successful trader. Many traders say that psychology or discipline are the most important things you have to master. They say that if you are not a disciplined trader, or you do not have the correct mindset then you will not succeed.

Both of these attributes are needed to become successful, but having the correct market knowledge and understanding the forces that drive price, is the most important thing you need to learn. You can have the greatest discipline in the world, but without market knowledge you will not be successful.

The importance of profit and loss.

Profit to loss ratios can sometimes be overshadowed by win to loss ratios, but profit and loss is a key factor to long term profitability. Lots of traders are turned on by a high win to loss ratio, but winning 99% of your trades is no good if the one loser blows out your account.

The statement below shows where you need to be regarding your profit to loss ratios.

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When i am hitting it out of the park i can have a win to loss ratio of above 95%. Yes that’s pretty impressive i know, but its the profit to loss ratio that really counts. As you can see from the trading statement, the win to loss ratio is 73.98%. Now while that is not particularly high, the profit to loss ratio is very good, with a gross profit of £34,763.81, against a gross loss of £3996.01. Which is a profit to loss ratio of almost 9 to 1.

How do you achieve a high profit to loss ratio?

Cut your losers quickly and let your winners run. I am sure you have heard that statement before, but its probably one of the hardest things to do in trading. No one wants to take a loss, that’s completely natural, but letting your losers run too long will kill your profit to loss ratio.

To achieve a consistently high profit to loss ratio you first have to have a great strategy. When you have developed your trading strategy you have to trade it as mechanically as possible. If the reason for entering a trade has changed, then get out of the trade as quickly as possible.

For example. You enter a trade at a specific price point as you expect the market to go in your favor. As soon as the market does not do what you expect it to do, and the reasons for entering that trade are no longer valid, then exit the trade. There is no point sitting in a losing trade hoping it will come back.

Sitting in losing trades hoping they will come back just grinds you down. It also stops you from looking at other trading opportunities, as you are glued to the chart, watching every move your losing trade is making. Just take the hit and move on. If you have a good strategy then you will soon get back that small loss.

You can see on the statement that the largest profit on a single trade was £427.60, against the largest loss on a single trade of £74.89. So even though the win to loss ratio is not that high, the profit to loss ratio is. So a consistently high profit to loss ratio will always trump a high win to loss ratio. If you can have both then that’s even better.

Learn how to trade like a professional trader.

If you want to be successful in this business you have to trade like a professional. All professional traders have sound market knowledge, and good profit to loss ratios. Forex trading is a cut throat business. This is not a Sunday afternoon kickabout in the park, its a ruthless business where only the best traders will survive.

You have to be on top of your game if you want to mix it with these sharks. If you are not the best you can be, they will eat you for breakfast. Trading at a professional level is something that i believe is almost impossible to learn on your own. Getting educated and mentored by a professional Forex trader is a must as far as i am concerned if you want to trade full time and make it your job.

Yes i would say that, as i offer education and mentoring. But listen, i am a trader first and an education provider second, and that is an important thing to remember. I am not a Forex training school, that offers the same old rubbish you can get on the internet for free. What i teach, you cannot get on the internet, or anywhere, free or paid.

My Forex training course is not cheap, but when you have the market knowledge to enable you to turn £10,000 into over £40,000 in less than 6 months, then i am sure you can see the value in what i am offering. If you cant see that, then i am sorry but i can’t help you.

For more information on my Forex training course please click here.

Thanks for visiting my blog and have a great day. 🙂

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