While new traders tend to think about how much money they can make, those with experience know it’s much more important to focus on what they could potentially lose.
As a trader, you’ll inevitably have some positions that don’t go to plan. But if you prepare for these situations – and respond wisely – they shouldn’t hinder your long-term success.
In this course we’ll run through five simple rules that you can follow to help you manage the risks of trading and maintain your profitability.
Time: 22 mins
* Short, easy-to-digest lessons
* Practical, interactive exercises
* Engaging videos and graphics
* Interesting facts and tips
* Quiz to check your understanding
Trading foreign exchange on margin carries a high level of risk, and may not be suitable for all investors. Before deciding to trade foreign exchange you should carefully consider your investment objectives, level of experience, and risk appetite. You could sustain a loss of some or all of your initial investment and should not invest money that you cannot afford to lose.
Leveraged trading in foreign currency or off-exchange products on margin carries significant risk and may not be suitable for all investors. We advise you to carefully consider whether trading is appropriate for you based on your personal circumstances. You may lose more than you invest. We recommend that you seek independent advice and ensure you fully understand the risks involved before trading. The information on this website is not directed at residents of countries where its distribution, or use by, any person in any country or jurisdiction where such distribution or use would be contrary to local law or regulation.
IG is a trading name of IG US LLC (a company registered in Delaware under number 6570306). Business address, 1330 W Fulton, Chicago, IL 60607. IG is a registered RFED with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission and member of the National Futures Association (NFA ID 0509630).
IG US accounts are not available to residents of Ohio.