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Postby asiaforexmentor » Tue Aug 09, 2011 10:23 pm

Forex vs Stocks: Why should you not trade stock?


Last week we saw a massive drop in the stock market. Dow jones drop by almost 500 points.
It was the latest biggest drop in a single day after the lehman brothers episode.
Many of my friends who were trading stocks were caught out unaware resulting in a massive dip in their portfolio.
Some of them who knew that i am a forex investor asked me if i was affected.
The answer is and always will be: No.
Forex vs Stocks: Why should you not trade stock?

That’s one of the reasons on why i choose forex over stocks.
Forex vs Stocks Reason No.1
-> Forex traders are not affected by massive news affecting the economy.
- At most, we only lose the single trade that we are in when the news happened. Which is only a small percentage of our capital (with the right money management skill)
Forex vs Stocks Reason No.2
-> Generally there is no leveraging for stock traders. (not including margin traders – which is very risky)
- The rich gets rich with leveraging and compounding.
- Whats the point of investing if there is no leveraging.
- Therefore, stocks will probably not make you very rich.
Forex vs Stocks Reason No.3
-> Forex is a 24 hr market. We forex traders usually enter a trade and are out either in the same day or 2. (depending on which time frame you trade)
- Generally, if you hold a stock. It is at least for a few months.
Forex vs Stocks Reason No.4
-> There is no shorting in the stock market. (Not including options)
- Meaning you can only buy it up/long.
And if you notice, the market usually goes up a little with a good news, but drops massively with a bad news.
Forex vs Stocks Reason No.5
-> There is no commission in the forex / currency market.
- The commission may not seem a lot for a single trade, but if you are a full time trader or one who trades a lot. This commission expense will accumulate to a relatively significant figure.
Forex vs Stocks Reason No.6
-> Instant buy/sell in the forex market.
- As the trading volume is so large in the forex market, we do not have to wait for a buyer to take up the lots we are selling (like the stock market).
- Eg. when the stock market is massively falling, you can’t sell even if you want to as there is no buyers who will buy your lot.
Forex vs Stocks: Why should you not trade stock?

The list can go on and on..
But the point i want to make is:
The reason that we invest is to make big money.
Forex vs Stocks at the end of the day are just investment vehicles.
So why choose a investment vehicle that will probably not make you very rich? and yet heavily affected by the news in the economy?
Just my 2 cents. I may be wrong.
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Postby asiaforexmentor » Mon Nov 05, 2012 6:52 am

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Postby gregg32 » Thu Apr 25, 2013 9:41 am

Asian market is hard nut to crack..
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Postby Allyson01 » Fri Jul 26, 2013 12:43 am

I personally think that the forex is best or I think that because I don't have experience of the stock business.
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Postby shayanjameel08 » Fri Oct 25, 2013 2:37 am

Let me tell you, there's only one place that offers you the opportunity to multiply your wealth whether the stock market is sinking or soaring ...
whether real estate is booming or busting ...
whether interest rates are flying or falling ... and
regardless of what happens to bonds or

I'm talking about the currency markets, which are so liquid and so huge, they dwarf every stock and bond market on the planet combined!

I love trading Forex and would recommend you the same.
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Postby Moreno » Wed Dec 17, 2014 11:13 am

I would choose for my forex forex because it has many advantages over stock, one of the advantages is that we can start this business with just a little capital to get a few dollars. with the leverage will help us to trade with greater capital
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Postby darklot » Fri May 08, 2015 5:38 am

in term margin requirement to start our investment, margin requirements for stocks are 50% of the value of the stock, while commodities can be traded with a 20% margin requirement. The forex market, on the other hand, can offer a retail forex trader leverage ratios of up to 500 to one or 0.2% on some approved margin trading account. The Fx market is open 24 hours a day, 5 days a week with the most important world trading centers being located in London, New York, Tokyo, Zurich, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, Singapore, Paris, and Sydney. Forex trading can be done by anyone, as long as there is a desire and ability to analyze market movement, high risk offers a great opportunity to be able to make money. Today, many people join for this business, because we can get started with a little minimum deposit like in Tickmill.
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