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Planning Your Trading Goals like An Experienced Trader

Planning Your Trading Goals like An Experienced Trader

Without a perfect CFD trading plan, conducting business operations may seem difficult for new traders as they should be prepared for different types of situations they may face on their journey to success. Today, we will discuss mapping out a trading plan from scratch so that we can perfectly set our business goals for the upcoming red and green days. An investor must keep in mind that he must be prepared for his rainy days as no one can say that he will continuously be the winner in this FX platform. We strongly believe that if a beginner tries to maintain some features in trading, then surely, they will achieve success in the long run.

If we do not know where we are going and what our aim is, then we will not be able to find the path to success. Thus, we must have the ability to learn new things from various sources.

Setting up goals:

  • Looking back

If you are a new trader, then you will not have any historical activity to learn from in trading, but if you are experienced in this business, then surely you would have kept a trading diary. An old trader is well-advised to check their business journal before attempting to start a new trade as he can learn many things from the historical reference, and now he can protect himself from making the same mistakes again.  The experts at Saxo Bank always follow a trading journal so that they don’t make the same mistake repeatedly.

A new investor is advised to write down their activities in the business every day because if he notes down his activity, it will help him to make the right decision later on. This will eventually help him to learn so many things from his mistakes. Professionals become successful by keeping a hard copy of their business activities, which support them later to sharpen their business strategies and ensure that they meet their profit goals.

  • Target setting

Before buying financial instruments, an investor must set up a target regarding his profit and loss assumption in advance so that he can fix what will be the task that he must perform and what will be his step in a sudden change of the market. Most newbies plan to make a six figure sum, but they are not conscious of how much they have to work to actually make that amount of money.

  • The risk to reward ratio

An investor must calculate the risk to reward ratio in advance so that he can identify how much risk he should have to take against how much investment. According to the market leader, and ideal risk to reward ratio is 1:3. Beginners do not care about this ratio and rush to buy financial instruments without any prior research, and this type of activity makes them vulnerable to losing money easily in the trading platform. 

  • Psychological balance

Most rookies do not care about this and get excited when they make a little profit. They think that they can easily earn this amount of profit consistently, and by the end, they lose all they had invested. They are mainly manipulated by their greed, anger, and fear, which compel them to think irrationally, but they should keep in mind that trading is not like gambling, and fate does not work here; only having a correct strategy with proper research works here.

The bottom line is we can say that no trading goal will work without diligence, and beginners should try to learn technical skills too, like professional investors. Acquiring a basic education on business management and microeconomics may help new traders and investors fulfill their goals and strengthen their strategies. Daily exercise and meditation can help investors remain determined to execute tasks according to their business plan.