Learning Curve for Newbies

How much time it takes for a newbie in market to become a pro trader? Like 2 years, 5 years, 10 years etc

Minimum 1 year.

Analysing trends and catching the trends with proper risk management are two different things.

This is not an academic course buddy. It depends on how fast you can converge to a winning strategy that you can make peace with.

You have two broad ways to do this.

Either be willing to give considerable amount of time which could run in to years to learn, try out and even loose money trying out trading strategies.


Adopt a winning strategy someone else has created and fast pace your convergence drive.

I say, Lifetime! This is never ending process. :crazy_face::crazy_face::crazy_face: Pro is too big word. First let’s reach basic line of understanding.

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There is a large learning curve for newbies, but i wouldn’t be too intimidated by it as it is completely natural and normal.

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It takes time to learn how to scan and learn how to make successful trades and gain consistent profit. Although, this doesn’t happen overnight. Newbies need to be able to manage risk and money to stay put longer in the market. It depends on the learning capacity of every individual.

It takes time, it always has. I too have to spend years before I could call myself well-informed in the field of stock trading. Still, I sometimes make errors, but I’ve accepted it as a part of trading.

This is not just some simple basic course which can be done by all in a fixed duration. In fact, trading is more like a business in which you try to better your methods every single day. A newbie can take anywhere between 3 years to 5 years to trade successfully, some might take longer.

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