So I thought it was about time I checked out the Forex market just to see if I could realistically make any money from it. Forex is the foreign currency exchange market which is widely regarded as very volatile and risky.
I came across the FXCM Power course which at the time was on sale for $20. I thought what the heck and gave it a shot.
The online ten day course is actually quite good and worth the twenty bucks I paid. I found out all about
, how it works, the strategies. The risks. The course is forum-based. You basically read through a message board type forum which is split into several chapters, one for each day.
You can watch videos, take quiz exams and ask the instructors questions. Yes, there are real instructors there watching the students progress throughout the course. You also get trial access to a test
trading account. You can actually make trades on the
market practicing your newly acquired skills.
So how did I get on with it? Well, if the course was supposed to convince me to sign up for a real FXCM account, then I guess it failed. But it taught me a lot about the
market and in the end I've decided I'll not be pursuing a
venture, sorry I’m just being honest I don’t think it’s for me.
Perhaps I wasn't patient enough, perhaps the markets were just too random whenever I looked at them. It seemed like a big gamble to me. As far as I could tell, you could take all the analysis, strategies and techniques that can fit…