There are many reasons to try out Forex trading. Some of them are listed below.
How much money can you really make trading Forex? There are a lot of websites that claim to double or triple their money every month. However, in practice professional traders return 20-80% a month, so a return of 20-30% is both a realistic and a reasonable expectation. Remember that currency trading is like any investment vehicle, and having realistic expectations for what you can make is going to set you up to succeed more than thinking that you can get rich quickly with only a $50 investment.
Please do remember that Forex trading is very risky. Forex should be traded with only risk capital. In other words, trade with money you can afford to lose.
At the same time, there is no need to be afraid of the risk. As the trader, you have to take a reasonable risk, which is exceeded by potential reward, and make efforts to decrease risk. You will find the information on risk management further.
How much money should you have on your account to keep trading? It's logical that you will need money to maintain open positions. The necessary sum is called margin. Forex brokers...