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Title: Why we loss and how much we lost ?
Post by: sammcgee on March 26, 2013, 02:09:59 AM
reasons:
1)expectation beyond realilty
2)not doing your homework
3)absense of a system of trading
4)Lack of knowledge
5)recurrence of entry on the same day
6)rely on others in decision making
7)trading without a plan
i think their is many and many reasons that can affect on our profit so if u dont want loss your money so dont make agressive steps and remember (offer only what you can loss)
Title: Re: Why we loss and how much we lost ?
Post by: fxman on April 13, 2013, 10:53:50 PM
I want to add one, that is tendency of not accepting loss. Sometime we keep open trade against a trend and start fighting against market. Our emotion can't admit the wrong decision and we let our floating loss bigger and bigger with a hope that market will reverse. It is very bad tendency. We should place suitable sl in every trade or at least we can hedge that time to stop the loss if we believe that market will reverse.
Title: Re: Why we loss and how much we lost ?
Post by: Jira on April 17, 2013, 07:37:04 AM
The main reason why they lost money in forex market  are some traders never use demo account, we should careful for this matter.  They start trading without knowledge and they think it is so easy.

Trading without experience is one of the most important reason behind failure. Some people lose money for their greed  and they are  over confidence.
Title: Re: Why we loss and how much we lost ?
Post by: deathlord on April 17, 2013, 09:12:57 AM
The main reason why they lost money in forex market  are some traders never use demo account, we should careful for this matter.  They start trading without knowledge and they think it is so easy.
No, absolutely not. the reason for losses is never to not use a demo account, because while you can't loose, you can't win either. So using the demo account, is just like not trading at all, no wins and no losses. The reason for losses are the errors made by the trader, and as you correctly say, inexperience. If someone is just looking for easy money, he should go to the casino and spin the wheel. Forex needs work and training and of course more work.

But you can also gain experience while trading live. You "just" need to control your risk and exposure.

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Trading without experience is one of the most important reason behind failure. Some people lose money for their greed  and they are  over confidence.
True ...
Title: Re: Why we loss and how much we lost ?
Post by: thelastbear on April 19, 2013, 10:19:49 AM
The main reason why they lost money in forex market  are some traders never use demo account, we should careful for this matter.  They start trading without knowledge and they think it is so easy.
No, absolutely not. the reason for losses is never to not use a demo account, because while you can't loose, you can't win either. So using the demo account, is just like not trading at all, no wins and no losses. The reason for losses are the errors made by the trader, and as you correctly say, inexperience. If someone is just looking for easy money, he should go to the casino and spin the wheel. Forex needs work and training and of course more work.

But you can also gain experience while trading live. You "just" need to control your risk and exposure.

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Trading without experience is one of the most important reason behind failure. Some people lose money for their greed  and they are  over confidence.
True ...

Very well written and I am glad I am not the only one who tells newbies that demo trading is not trading and they are a useless waste of time.
Title: Re: Why we loss and how much we lost ?
Post by: Jira on April 23, 2013, 03:21:40 PM
The main reason why they lost money in forex market  are some traders never use demo account, we should careful for this matter.  They start trading without knowledge and they think it is so easy.
No, absolutely not. the reason for losses is never to not use a demo account, because while you can't loose, you can't win either. So using the demo account, is just like not trading at all, no wins and no losses. The reason for losses are the errors made by the trader, and as you correctly say, inexperience. If someone is just looking for easy money, he should go to the casino and spin the wheel. Forex needs work and training and of course more work.

But you can also gain experience while trading live. You "just" need to control your risk and exposure.

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Trading without experience is one of the most important reason behind failure. Some people lose money for their greed  and they are  over confidence.
True ...



the idea is good. Learning to trade is all about getting to the point of being successful with real money in real market situations. Demo trading definitely has its place, but the introduction of live trading early in one’s development can accelerate the overall rate of learning by showing one exactly what must be addressed for success, mechanically and mentally.
Title: Re: Why we loss and how much we lost ?
Post by: Rambo35 on April 24, 2013, 09:25:23 AM
The main reason why they lost money in forex market  are some traders never use demo account, we should careful for this matter.  They start trading without knowledge and they think it is so easy.
No, absolutely not. the reason for losses is never to not use a demo account, because while you can't loose, you can't win either. So using the demo account, is just like not trading at all, no wins and no losses. The reason for losses are the errors made by the trader, and as you correctly say, inexperience. If someone is just looking for easy money, he should go to the casino and spin the wheel. Forex needs work and training and of course more work.

But you can also gain experience while trading live. You "just" need to control your risk and exposure.

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Trading without experience is one of the most important reason behind failure. Some people lose money for their greed  and they are  over confidence.
True ...



the idea is good. Learning to trade is all about getting to the point of being successful with real money in real market situations. Demo trading definitely has its place, but the introduction of live trading early in one’s development can accelerate the overall rate of learning by showing one exactly what must be addressed for success, mechanically and mentally.

I also agree that traders should go and learn how to trade in live accounts as it is the true way to learn hot to trade. You do not trade in demo accounts as you do not lose money or make money.
Title: Re: Why we loss and how much we lost ?
Post by: greadex on April 24, 2013, 09:52:39 AM
Loss during trading is normal. It goes same as business. But, if you lost too much, then you need more time to learn and practice in trading.
Title: Re: Why we loss and how much we lost ?
Post by: thelastbear on April 26, 2013, 06:31:24 AM
Loss during trading is normal. It goes same as business. But, if you lost too much, then you need more time to learn and practice in trading.

It all depends on how you handle your loss and if you learn from your mistakes or not.
Title: Re: Why we loss and how much we lost ?
Post by: seawater on May 19, 2013, 10:29:27 AM
You must have observed that when you enter the market, it certainly started to go against you. You never know the reason but the real thing on such occasions is the manipulation by the banks to win on our losses.
Title: Re: Why we loss and how much we lost ?
Post by: ituglobal on May 20, 2013, 11:23:09 AM
There’s no strategy that’ll work in all market types. A trend-following system will fail in a continuously ranging market.  A scalping strategy would go kaput in a strongly trending market, especially when caught in a wrong direction. A buy-and –hold strategy would be deadly in bear markets. The key to scaling through all these is to know the type of the market you’re trading and the type of the strategy you can use for it, or you can use a strategy that works in most (but not all) market conditions. When you’re frustrated with a trading methodology, that’s when the markets are about to become favorable to it. 
Title: Re: Why we loss and how much we lost ?
Post by: seawater on May 20, 2013, 07:36:52 PM
So you are saying that when we are thinking this system is not working the market will turn friendly to it. This is not the reason. The real reason is that every strategy has some bad phase and we have to maintain our patience during that phase.
Title: Re: Why we loss and how much we lost ?
Post by: Forexrider on May 21, 2013, 01:46:11 PM
We lose more money because of our poor mindset and its the traders attitude while trading in the forex market which makes a lot of difference. We should always implement risk management to minimize loss.
Title: Re: Why we loss and how much we lost ?
Post by: newmember on May 21, 2013, 07:46:37 PM
reasons:
1)expectation beyond realilty
2)not doing your homework
3)absense of a system of trading
4)Lack of knowledge
5)recurrence of entry on the same day
6)rely on others in decision making
7)trading without a plan
i think their is many and many reasons that can affect on our profit so if u dont want loss your money so dont make agressive steps and remember (offer only what you can loss)

7)trading without a plan - that i agree.
1)expectation beyond realilty - it is correct upto a point .
Title: Re: Why we loss and how much we lost ?
Post by: Jira on May 24, 2013, 03:00:51 PM
The main reason why they lost money in forex market  are some traders never use demo account, we should careful for this matter.  They start trading without knowledge and they think it is so easy.
No, absolutely not. the reason for losses is never to not use a demo account, because while you can't loose, you can't win either. So using the demo account, is just like not trading at all, no wins and no losses. The reason for losses are the errors made by the trader, and as you correctly say, inexperience. If someone is just looking for easy money, he should go to the casino and spin the wheel. Forex needs work and training and of course more work.

But you can also gain experience while trading live. You "just" need to control your risk and exposure.

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Trading without experience is one of the most important reason behind failure. Some people lose money for their greed  and they are  over confidence.
True ...
Title: Re: Why we loss and how much we lost ?
Post by: jack777 on May 25, 2013, 06:34:59 PM
there are huge amount of reasons, but main for so called "newbies" is trading without a plan
Title: Re: Why we loss and how much we lost ?
Post by: knightrider on September 05, 2013, 12:44:48 PM
Few more things need to focus very clearly. The main problem and important things is we are getting excited and we choose wrong.

We can't deserve the right now role of the market, and we fall down. Very effective point we don't care. That's all. And a little knowledge is dangerous things!! :)

Title: Re: Why we loss and how much we lost ?
Post by: seawater on September 05, 2013, 07:56:35 PM
When we are in loss it is because of we are lacking of proper trading skills and knowledge while before trading it is necessary that trading should be done with proper plan and strategies to get positive results.
Title: Re: Why we loss and how much we lost ?
Post by: jeuro on September 06, 2013, 05:39:31 AM
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Even the best and more knowledgeable traders understand that losing is part of the equation. To "win" , a risk "must" be incurred. And taking risk carry losses. 

So, the important part is the "how much". And we are "totally" in control of that.
( Unless some major events prevents us from unloading what we own).

J.
Title: Re: Why we loss and how much we lost ?
Post by: knightrider on September 13, 2013, 09:18:22 AM
Yes That's a true point.  Also,emotion can hamper your trade a lot. You know what, All the traders losing too, big or small!! You should need to use the stop lose so that you will not lose a lot! Also try to open long term trade and close them when the profit is on your hand.

Thanks
Title: Re: Why we loss and how much we lost ?
Post by: Bunny8571 on September 13, 2013, 10:09:05 AM
Emotion is important but I think that it is a byproduct of trading a bad strategy or having poor money management. If you trade with a lot size you are comfortable with and know that the strategy is successful in the long term, then the emotions will go away
Title: Re: Why we loss and how much we lost ?
Post by: seawater on September 15, 2013, 05:41:55 PM
there are huge amount of reasons, but main for so called "newbies" is trading without a plan
Trading plan is very important and it helps the trader to achieve their target of earning good and consistent profit and it is necessary that newbies should focus on learning first to get positive results from trading.
Title: Re: Why we loss and how much we lost ?
Post by: FlorinInvest on September 16, 2013, 11:58:25 AM
I think loss in forex is a common thing and we can loose one and next time we can make profit. So we should not afraid of loosing money while trading and should keep up trading.
Title: Re: Why we loss and how much we lost ?
Post by: knightrider on September 21, 2013, 11:05:27 AM
Lucky fortune  is also a great matter to win during trade! 50% of all trader are wining because of trade, and another 50% are losing because of it! So, At the same time with a good understanding about pattern, this terrorism also works a lot.

Happy Trading!! :)
Title: Re: Why we loss and how much we lost ?
Post by: seawater on October 21, 2013, 01:49:29 PM
We can overcome the failure factor in trading if we always trade with proper trading plan and strategies. Discipline is very important so trader should learn first and then begin trading.
Title: Re: Why we loss and how much we lost ?
Post by: Nadir on October 21, 2013, 08:43:18 PM
If someone is just looking for easy money, he should go to the casino and spin the wheel. Forex needs work and training and of course more work.

Well before I started forexing I tried exactly that and I wonder how you could say it. Haven't found a sea of easy money there, in fact I tried the roulette wheel and to beat that you need to learn a very very very lot too otherwise there's no way to make it.
The reason why I am telling that is that my answer to that "why we loss?" question is for me similar here as it is there.

Most players start there with a black/red strategy... Can't be difficult, can it? It's a 50/50 chance so you just need a good system and it will turn out well. Nope. There is not even a single way for that because of the damn one (or two) zero(s). The house edge will get you eventually.

In my opinion we encounter the same scenario in forex, there's often written the price can go up or down so in fact we have again 50%. No we have not because the "house" has spread, swap and stuff. I won't say that you can't beat that like in roulette BUT it is clear that you need to understand and learn a lot to be able to win the edge on your side becaue you are definitely starting in an inferior place there. That alone is enough to make way more players lose then win because every mistake will lead you more or less fastly to lose. And you have rightly written a lot of mistakes that you can do like holding the positions to long, changing the system too fast and stuff.
Title: Re: Why we loss and how much we lost ?
Post by: seawater on November 02, 2013, 06:26:53 PM
Lucky fortune  is also a great matter to win during trade! 50% of all trader are wining because of trade, and another 50% are losing because of it! So, At the same time with a good understanding about pattern, this terrorism also works a lot.

Happy Trading!! :)
Yeah agreed its all depends on the understanding on the market so if we analysis over the market properly then we will be able to control the loss.
Title: Re: Why we loss and how much we lost ?
Post by: george55 on November 22, 2013, 01:30:17 PM
there are soooo many reasons: beginner without any knowledge and practice, absence of risk management, hurry.. and many many more... some people think that demo accounts are not important... that Forex is so easy .. etc.. some think that it is like a casino ))) . but no! definitely you need to study well!.... market analysis is so important.. and for this one needs to study technial analysis.. do research .. etc... it is easy to lose in Forex... and it is very risky... risk management is so imoprtant as well.... some people trade with their whole deposit... ((( so how to win?! ....
Title: Re: Why we loss and how much we lost ?
Post by: inistol on April 21, 2014, 05:36:04 PM
trends dont work or matter as soon as you put an order it instantly goes they other way indicators mean absolutely nothing


it is a completely worthless persuit
Title: Re: Why we loss and how much we lost ?
Post by: tigpips on June 20, 2014, 04:18:18 AM
Don't keep worrying about losses too much, I believe you will be successful.
Title: Re: Why we loss and how much we lost ?
Post by: Allison on June 22, 2014, 03:10:19 AM
FlorinInvest wrote, "I think loss in Forex is a common thing and we can loose one and next time we can make profit. So we should not afraid of loosing money while trading and should keep up trading." which is the best advice. Trading is not for the short term; although, everyone wishes it was. It is for the long term investor or the long-haul.
Another poster explained that it was not a casino.
Title: Re: Why we loss and how much we lost ?
Post by: dez97 on June 24, 2014, 03:40:19 PM
I agree with many of the things you said, how I have to say that with any business venture, everyone expects beyond reality. Its simply just part of starting and doing something new.
Title: Re: Why we loss and how much we lost ?
Post by: equityfx on April 07, 2015, 12:45:43 PM
Quote from: dez97 link=msg=313357 date=1403620819

I agree with many of the things you said, how I have to say that with any business venture, everyone expects beyond reality. Its simply just part of starting and doing something new.


Loss can not be avoided when new starting any business moreover about the money trade like forex business , but anyhow loss is always in there but we have obligation to manage them to not make us being fails doing this business and quit of this job , That must we do is evaluation and evaluation every experience
Title: Re: Why we loss and how much we lost ?
Post by: drunkfx on April 08, 2015, 04:30:59 PM
These are not losses these are investments. When you get something for money spent this cannot be called as losses.
Title: Re: Why we loss and how much we lost ?
Post by: resistance on April 09, 2015, 07:47:56 AM
There are many reasons which can cause loss in trading but I divided loss because 2 big classification. First is loss which happening because false in making analysis and second is loss which happening because bad emotion control. And about the amount of loss, it will be different among traders. Different money management and risk management, it will determine different amount of loss.
Title: Re: Why we loss and how much we lost ?
Post by: fxstorm on April 09, 2015, 08:18:33 AM
 Losing is part of the trading and even the most experienced traders have ever lost some capital. The important here is asking to oneself the possible reasons of the failure and correct them in order to improve the way of trading.
Title: Re: Why we loss and how much we lost ?
Post by: indicator on April 13, 2015, 12:51:02 PM
Why we loss is because we don't have enough practical knowledge to trade successfully. How much we lost is depend on a trader's risk appetite, some will understand quickly and stop themselves from losing more and some will continue losing for ever.
Title: Re: Why we loss and how much we lost ?
Post by: hybrid on April 16, 2015, 07:13:46 AM
we loose due to low experience and false analysis we had done to open positions. Market never runs as we think . our less money management leads to loss . Much risk taking is much loss in this way.
Title: Re: Why we loss and how much we lost ?
Post by: resistance on April 17, 2015, 06:42:31 PM
Quote from: hybrid link=msg=338016 date=1429164826

we loose due to low experience and false analysis we had done to open positions. Market never runs as we think . our less money management leads to loss . Much risk taking is much loss in this way.


It is possible to face loss when you're lack of knowledge and experience but it is possible to suffer loss although you had a lot of knowledge and experience. Having good knowledge won't remove risk of loss because no one can make sure what will happen in the future so what we could do is preparing the best money management to face any condition of market.
Title: Re: Why we loss and how much we lost ?
Post by: hybrid on April 18, 2015, 06:20:35 AM
It is very simple how much money we use in trading is at risk all the time, We can loose all money in one trade. I loose all my money ( low capital )two times after it I become careful do much practice for making good trades.
Title: Re: Why we loss and how much we lost ?
Post by: indicator on April 23, 2015, 05:15:21 AM
Every one have different capacity to tolerate loss, some keep losing for very long time and then they realize to set back and learn properly, some realize from very start and keep on learning before going live.
Title: Re: Why we loss and how much we lost ?
Post by: equityfx on April 24, 2015, 02:35:39 PM
Quote from: indicator link=msg=338574 date=1429762521

Every one have different capacity to tolerate loss, some keep losing for very long time and then they realize to set back and learn properly, some realize from very start and keep on learning before going live.


I think so , every person that know the mistakes they do therefore each individual need spend some of time for introspections self to know the place of trouble , admit that mistakes and promise to avoid that as hard as possible .
Title: Re: Why we loss and how much we lost ?
Post by: resistance on April 28, 2015, 09:02:22 AM
There are many reasons which can cause loss to traders and amount of loss which is toleranted for different trader can be different either. It is depending on trader's money management to risk how many dollars in each transaction. There is no exact rule to prevent loss in trading 100% because loss is not only causing by bad strategy or bad analysis but loss can happen to anyone including expert trader too.

For general rule, traders should risk not more than 10% of equity in single transaction for your own safety but there are traders who like to risk high in order to gain high return when the analysis was right. Loss is happening usually caused by wrong analysis in certain condition of market.
Title: Re: Why we loss and how much we lost ?
Post by: hybrid on May 02, 2015, 02:03:04 PM
One can not know the real reason for loss before going to open positions we try our best to manage funds that are going to be used. Much risk taking is  a reason for high loss .So ratio of loss depends on our risk.
Title: Re: Why we loss and how much we lost ?
Post by: equityfx on May 06, 2015, 10:53:29 PM
Quote from: hybrid link=msg=339296 date=1430571784

One can not know the real reason for loss before going to open positions we try our best to manage funds that are going to be used. Much risk taking is  a reason for high loss .So ratio of loss depends on our risk.


bad management is reallly fatal mistakes that make blown the account as quickly , and i think that can make this happen is because the greediness , yes high fantasy , too much expected and goal that unrealistic make the trader will ignore the risk that will face then don't care for managing account as correctly
Title: Re: Why we loss and how much we lost ?
Post by: indicator on May 11, 2015, 06:32:09 AM
Quote from: hybrid link=msg=339296 date=1430571784

One can not know the real reason for loss before going to open positions we try our best to manage funds that are going to be used. Much risk taking is  a reason for high loss .So ratio of loss depends on our risk.


But if you don't have enough knowledge of forex market, then you can lose a lot of money and surely you will know the reason of loss as well, its your lack of knowledge.
Title: Re: Why we loss and how much we lost ?
Post by: resistance on June 24, 2015, 06:02:36 PM
Quote from: indicator link=msg=339877 date=1431322329

Quote from: hybrid link=msg=339296 date=1430571784

One can not know the real reason for loss before going to open positions we try our best to manage funds that are going to be used. Much risk taking is  a reason for high loss .So ratio of loss depends on our risk.


But if you don't have enough knowledge of forex market, then you can lose a lot of money and surely you will know the reason of loss as well, its your lack of knowledge.


It is right that lack of knowledge can be the reason of loss in forex business but a lot of knowledge is not the only one reason which can cause loss in forex business. All traders ever lost and there are so many reasons which can cause loss in trading. No matter you are beginner trader or expert trader can face loss in forex so traders need to prepare good money management and risk management to be ready with loss possibility in trading.
Title: Re: Why we loss and how much we lost ?
Post by: equityfx on June 25, 2015, 12:41:06 PM
Yes all is right , despite have a lot of knowledge the traders also will have possibility to loss, cause many factors that effecting the trader to loss , let says mental factors , thouhg have high skill in knowledge but when trader still have poor in mentality then loss trade always in there
Title: Re: Why we loss and how much we lost ?
Post by: Kristofer on August 18, 2015, 11:18:14 PM
I do not know about the others, but I often lost when I am giving a way emotions. A couple of times I lost a fair amount. Now I try  just turning off the computer  if I feel that I can not control the situation.
Title: Re: Why we loss and how much we lost ?
Post by: Kristofer on August 18, 2015, 11:36:33 PM
I do not know about the others, but I often lost when I am giving a way emotions. A couple of times I lost a fair amount. Now I try  just turning off the computer  if I feel that I can not control the situation,
Title: Re: Why we loss and how much we lost ?
Post by: hybrid on October 14, 2015, 01:36:50 PM
Loss and profits are not equal for all traders. I loose in start and soon recover it. Some people continuously loose and make profitable trading after a lot of time. We loose due to lack of knowledge and experience of trading .As we manage account well we can make good profits.
Title: Re: Why we loss and how much we lost ?
Post by: resistance on October 14, 2015, 04:39:07 PM
Quote from: Kristofer link=msg=345199 date=1439937393

I do not know about the others, but I often lost when I am giving a way emotions. A couple of times I lost a fair amount. Now I try  just turning off the computer  if I feel that I can not control the situation,


There are so many reasons why we lost in trading, some traders were lost because of lack knowledge and experience how to trade well. Some others were lost because they can't control emotion well (too hurry in making decision) so they followed on market's movement without knowing the risk. And there were traders who lost because unpredictable movement of price, such as : terrorism attack impact, disaster, economic problem in certain country which has high impact (USA, Japan, Canada, Australia, etc). So, it will need for each trader to prepare good money management and risk management to prepare yourself from any condition which can cause loss.
Title: Re: Why we loss and how much we lost ?
Post by: iMusingKiMi on October 15, 2015, 02:07:57 AM
I believe this is a very good question because many people doesn't want to ask themselves this question. They only remember buy, sell, profit and loss. If you are fully running a strategy or system, there must be some reason why the setup fails. If they ask, I believe they can create more robust strategy.
Title: Re: Why we loss and how much we lost ?
Post by: equityfx on October 15, 2015, 07:14:46 AM
Quote from: iMusingKiMi link=msg=348065 date=1444871277

I believe this is a very good question because many people doesn't want to ask themselves this question. They only remember buy, sell, profit and loss. If you are fully running a strategy or system, there must be some reason why the setup fails. If they ask, I believe they can create more robust strategy.
Steady bro, to build a good strategy, it can be done gradually. It certainly takes a long and winding. Then of course the loss is not unusual, therefore implement the strategy and good money management.
Title: Re: Why we loss and how much we lost ?
Post by: bruce_knee on October 15, 2015, 03:19:19 PM
For me, I have lost with breaking my money/risk management rules - trading with bigger leverage can eat your account up
Title: Re: Why we loss and how much we lost ?
Post by: Rahim Miya on October 16, 2015, 05:25:02 AM
The main problem is our low trading skills and our greed as well. You may see, which traders are earning big amount of money all of them are good experience and highly educated on Forex. I learned Forex trading through beginners training course of TradingBanks broker. So, now in my live account I can do my trading without others signal.
Title: Re: Why we loss and how much we lost ?
Post by: bruce_knee on October 16, 2015, 02:03:22 PM
I found something today that opened my eyes about money management - numbers and odds are always against you with Forex because of the spread - when you open a trade with 1:1 tp:sl, you have 66% probability of losing and 34% chance of winning because of the spread we all pay (that's when your spread is 2pips for example)
Title: Re: Why we loss and how much we lost ?
Post by: hybrid on October 19, 2015, 05:43:40 AM
Quote from: Kristofer link=msg=345197 date=1439936294

I do not know about the others, but I often lost when I am giving a way emotions. A couple of times I lost a fair amount. Now I try  just turning off the computer  if I feel that I can not control the situation.

your emotions are enemy some times. They lead to do greedy trading most of the traders loose their money in struggle of getting fast money. Money making is possible in forex with some patience and having experience of trading.
Title: Re: Why we loss and how much we lost ?
Post by: Rocky Ward on October 19, 2015, 12:58:24 PM
Pragmatically, most of us especially the newcomers are willing to earn profit devoid of learning.  But, generally it is the foremost reason for losing. Secondly, emotions and greed those are considered as a foremost enemy in this trading stage are also responsible for losing. By the way, with support of MXTrade I have overcome my loss very swiftly by learning due to having many trading conveniences.
Title: Re: Why we loss and how much we lost ?
Post by: AdamA on October 19, 2015, 01:09:18 PM
I have been losing mainly because of lack of knowledge.
I've been more guessing than analyzed by making an order. The, with time it got better.
But still I prefer automatic trading.
Title: Re: Why we loss and how much we lost ?
Post by: equityfx on October 21, 2015, 05:51:04 AM
Quote from: AdamA link=msg=348259 date=1445256558

I have been losing mainly because of lack of knowledge.
I've been more guessing than analyzed by making an order. The, with time it got better.
But still I prefer automatic trading.

You can use a demo trading to practice. Thus it would be better able to acquire skills. You will be able to minimize the expected loss.
Title: Re: Why we loss and how much we lost ?
Post by: Rocky Ward on October 28, 2015, 09:12:09 AM
usually, a profit makes us happy in a short time. But, practically it does not provide any powerful lesion that supplies a loss. Last week, I did huge loss during news trading. I took a lesion that it is very essential to trade in news time with support of economic calendar. So, now I am using my live economic calendar that I am getting from my trading platform MXTrade. This valuable datebook always shows me all important and financial indicators’ that drive the market.   
Title: Re: Why we loss and how much we lost ?
Post by: indicator on November 17, 2015, 04:06:55 AM
I've lost a good amount in forex market. Main reason for this is low capital on which I've tried to make big profit by using high lots, so now I'm trying to improve this to get settled in forex market.
Title: Re: Why we loss and how much we lost ?
Post by: brave on December 31, 2015, 06:18:50 PM
All the above mentioned reason are causing the loss and most of the people are involved in these mistakes. I would like to another major mistake and that is trading with low investment, we want to trade with low investment and trying to get the huge profit which also resulted the loss.
Title: Re: Why we loss and how much we lost ?
Post by: equityfx on January 02, 2016, 08:29:58 AM
Every trader has different causes of loss as I feel most of us are not much skilled , we expect more from our ability of trading. How much we loose it is up to our way of trading and capital we had invest in trading account.

Title: Re: Why we loss and how much we lost ?
Post by: bruce_knee on January 15, 2016, 08:42:19 PM
There are so many reasons why you could be losing in Forex trading- it could be because of lack of experience in general, lack of knowledge, volatility in the market, there are times when a strategy stops working because of change of market conditions. Most often traders lose because they are greedy and don't measure their risk properly or they strategy is flawed.
Title: Re: Why we loss and how much we lost ?
Post by: brave on December 01, 2016, 03:29:48 PM

Normally we get the loss due to lack of knowledge, experience, lack of planning, strategy etc. There are several reason and I think we should not lose our hope, we should learn from the mistake and always show the positive attitude for survival.
Title: Re: Why we loss and how much we lost ?
Post by: iMusingKiMi on December 02, 2016, 10:39:35 AM
Quote from: brave link=msg=359301 date=1480606188


Normally we get the loss due to lack of knowledge, experience, lack of planning, strategy etc. There are several reason and I think we should not lose our hope, we should learn from the mistake and always show the positive attitude for survival.


A lot of reason and never lose your hope and this is absolutely true. The most important before profitable in trading are persistent. Trading can't fully be taught, you need to loss small to gain experience till profitable.
Title: Re: Why we loss and how much we lost ?
Post by: indicator on December 07, 2016, 08:15:22 AM
Loss is a part of forex trading and if you are losing while learning then its your fault. Don't deposit money in your real account when you have to learn. Only learn in demo and when you master your strategy then deposit real money to trade on.
Title: Re: Why we loss and how much we lost ?
Post by: hybrid on December 08, 2016, 08:20:42 AM
I think nobody plans for loss that how much he should loose however he should keep in mind market can turn any side towards loss too. It is advised to risk low in trading so that they will also loose low amount from their capital
Title: Re: Why we loss and how much we lost ?
Post by: Eliza Abrams on December 10, 2016, 11:57:03 AM
I think nobody plans for loss that how much he should loose however he should keep in mind market can turn any side towards loss too. It is advised to risk low in trading so that they will also loose low amount from their capital

In my opinion a good trading plan should account for some losses. In that regard it's actually good to plan for losses.
Title: Re: Why we loss and how much we lost ?
Post by: brave on December 12, 2016, 06:00:37 PM

Reasons which you mentioned are the cause of failure and we lost almost our capital and I also add that loss does not mean that we should leave this business, we should learn from our mistakes in order to get the fruitful result from this business.
Title: Re: Why we loss and how much we lost ?
Post by: indicator on December 13, 2016, 06:20:01 AM
I think nobody plans for loss that how much he should loose however he should keep in mind market can turn any side towards loss too. It is advised to risk low in trading so that they will also loose low amount from their capital

But a forex trader has to plan for loss first, if you don't manage your risk, then you won't be able to live long in forex market.
Title: Re: Why we loss and how much we lost ?
Post by: Neurotic on December 14, 2016, 04:55:24 AM
Loss is inevitable, you cannot eliminate it, though you can make it possible to loss the least and earn more, in a way you could increase your profit and decrease your loss.
Title: Re: Why we loss and how much we lost ?
Post by: diamond on December 18, 2016, 08:04:58 AM
Some are greedy and some are fearful to take risk they face loss due to these things. They have to overcome these mistakes while trading.
Title: Re: Why we loss and how much we lost ?
Post by: Confrontation Girl on December 20, 2016, 04:00:55 AM
Losing is part of every business. Why we loss, it has so many reasons few traders are greedy, few having analysis problem, few having no proper management. How much, depends on how much you have invested, Many people wash out there account here.
Title: Re: Why we loss and how much we lost ?
Post by: Eliza Abrams on December 23, 2016, 10:51:05 AM
I agree. And some people loose money because they're too anxious to make good decisions while trading, emotion clouding their judgement.
Title: Re: Why we loss and how much we lost ?
Post by: Neurotic on December 24, 2016, 01:44:20 PM
Lack of Knowledge and experience and skills, lead it to the loss. You need to understand that if you can just enter the Forex Trading and earn, than you are totally wrong.
Title: Re: Why we loss and how much we lost ?
Post by: drunkfx on December 28, 2016, 01:46:51 PM
My average loss per trade is 0.5% from deposit while profit target is about 1- 1.5%. Profit/losing trade ratio is 2:1 - spreads and other fees = profit. Losing trades are essential in trading and if you can't  take it as natural part of trading then you should revamp your psychological approach to trading.
Title: Re: Why we loss and how much we lost ?
Post by: Neurotic on December 28, 2016, 03:54:40 PM
My average loss per trade is 0.5% from deposit while profit target is about 1- 1.5%. Profit/losing trade ratio is 2:1 - spreads and other fees = profit. Losing trades are essential in trading and if you can't  take it as natural part of trading then you should revamp your psychological approach to trading.

Yeah, loss is also a very important aspect of the Forex Trading as it shows us about the mistakes we make and thus it is necessary for us to lose it to earn those experience and not stop by just losing.
Title: Re: Why we loss and how much we lost ?
Post by: indicator on December 29, 2016, 05:03:08 AM
We loss because of the poor knowledge of the market and we loss a lot as we don't understand the true concept of money management.
Title: Re: Why we loss and how much we lost ?
Post by: Eliza Abrams on December 31, 2016, 10:16:34 AM
Sometimes we also lose money because of poor emotional training, which is as important as having good knowledge of the market.
Title: Re: Why we loss and how much we lost ?
Post by: Neurotic on December 31, 2016, 03:02:01 PM
Sometimes we also lose money because of poor emotional training, which is as important as having good knowledge of the market.

Yeah, Emotions are very hard to control, but once you have a grasp of it, you could earn a lot through it.
Title: Re: Why we loss and how much we lost ?
Post by: indicator on January 08, 2017, 04:12:04 AM
Sometimes we also lose money because of poor emotional training, which is as important as having good knowledge of the market.

Emotions are a hurdle but for successful forex trading it is important to overcome all the emotional aspects. If you can do that, only then you can become a good trader.
Title: Re: Why we loss and how much we lost ?
Post by: iMusingKiMi on January 10, 2017, 03:47:05 AM
No trader is perfect and it is difficult for someone to admit their own mistake and take small losses.
Title: Re: Why we loss and how much we lost ?
Post by: diamond on January 11, 2017, 05:43:23 PM

We lose because we lack proper understanding of the forex market. Money can't be made on partial knowledge of forex. You need complete understanding of your strategy to make any money from trading.
Title: Re: Why we loss and how much we lost ?
Post by: Neurotic on January 12, 2017, 05:23:50 AM
Yeah, without sufficient knowledge and experience and skills, we will just end up losing everything and thus we need to have proper practice first if we wanna become successful.
Title: Re: Why we loss and how much we lost ?
Post by: MatthiasHuber on January 12, 2017, 12:37:43 PM
This is why I keep a journal to see where I'm going wrong and prevent making the same mistakes over and over.
Title: Re: Why we loss and how much we lost ?
Post by: resistance on January 12, 2017, 12:56:49 PM
Yeah, without sufficient knowledge and experience and skills, we will just end up losing everything and thus we need to have proper practice first if we wanna become successful.
We need practice to improve skill trading, and with practice hence we get experience, which we can learn from these experience like as learn from our mistake and always making evaluation trades, practice in real account also different with demo account but using demo account is good for beginner
Title: Re: Why we loss and how much we lost ?
Post by: parkerbonline on January 13, 2017, 12:45:03 PM
This is why I keep a journal to see where I'm going wrong and prevent making the same mistakes over and over.

I also keep a journal. Standard procedure :)
Title: Re: Why we loss and how much we lost ?
Post by: hybrid on January 13, 2017, 05:43:06 PM
No one can figure out any specific reason for loss. Dealing with forex trading loss can be occur due to different reasons. If one time it is due to wrong analysis other time it can be due to big lot. So many things are involved that are are important to see.
Title: Re: Why we loss and how much we lost ?
Post by: Confrontation Girl on January 14, 2017, 07:57:55 AM
We loss, because of so many reasons. There might be wrong analysis, or not proper management or etc... There is no unique reason for any loss. How much we loss is also not unique.