Forex is like a pawn shop where the big wigs want to buy from you below wholesale and resale to you at retail.
Many times at market tops, the news is good and the masses are buying, at the going retail rate while the big wigs are unloading what they bought at the bottom for below wholesale to make a nice profit. (You will usually notice smaller price movement during these periods)
Many times at market bottoms, (which are much harder to predict by the way) the news is usually grim. The public is usually selling cheaply out of panic, trying to save their hides and cover their butts. Then the big wigs who were smart enough not to be in that panic, come in and pick up the valuables at below wholesale prices. It is bargain basement shopping at it's best. Supply and demand, accumulation and distribution. That is the cycle of the market my Friend!
Unfortunate most investors get this wrong. They buy at market tops and sell at market bottoms. You don't want to buy when price has gone too far upward, because you too are looking for a bargain, which can often be found on a nice pullback. Of course only with proper confirmation to the upside. You only want to sell when you have a nice fat profit in your pocket; so you want to sell at the top as well. Again with a proper confirmation to the downside.
Never ever hold on to losing positions thinking you can out wait the big wigs, instead cut your losses when they are small, (not on market hiccups or retracements, you will learn the difference). Then wait for a valid market set-up to enter the market when it is in the best interest of your money . You too can be like the pawn brokers and buy cheaply and sell expensively! There are always opportunities to make money in the market as long as you have capital. Preserve your capital, so that you too can get in on these sweet deals.
Happy Trading My Friends
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This blog is not in anyway an enticement or solicitation to trade in the Forex Market. These tips are for informational purposes only and are not to be substituted for legal advice or council. I have written this blog in hopes that it will help you to avoid some of the terrifying pitfalls I had in the Forex Market before I learned better.
Risk Disclosure: Trading foreign exchange on margin carries a high level of risk, and may not be suitable for all investors. The high degree of leverage can work against you as well as for you. Before deciding to invest in foreign exchange you should carefully consider your investment objectives, level of experience, and risk appetite. The possibility exists that you could sustain a loss of some or all of your initial investment and therefore you should not invest money that you need for living expenses and cannot afford to lose.