It's possible to trade profitably on the Forex, the nearly $2 trillion worldwide currency exchange market. But the odds are against you, even more so if you don't prepare and plan your trades. According to a 2014 Bloomberg report, several analyses of retail Forex trading, including one by the National Futures Association (NFA), the industry's regulatory body, concluded that more than two out of three Forex traders lose money. This suggests that self-education and caution are recommended. Here are some approaches that may improve your odds of taking a profit. Prepare Before You Begin Trading Because the Forex market is highly leveraged -- as much as 50 to 1 -- it can have the same appeal as buying a lottery ticket: some small chance of making a killing. This, however, isn't trading; it's gambling, with the odds long against you. A better way of entering the Forex market is to carefully prepare. Beginning with a practice account is helpful and risk-free. While you're trading in your practice account, read the most frequently recommended Forex trading books, among them Currency Forecasting: A Guide to Fundamental and Technical Models of Exchange Rate Determination, by Michael R. Rosenberg is short, not too sweet and highly admired introduction to the Forex market. Forex Strategies: Best Forex Strategies for High Profits and Reduced Risk, by Matthew Maybury is an excellent introduction to Forex trading. The Little Book of Currency Trading: How to Make Big Profits in the World of Forex, by Kathy Lien is another concise introduction that has stood the test of time. All three are available on Amazon. Rosenberg's book, unfortunately, is pricey, but it's widely available in public libraries. "Trading in the Zone: Master the Market with Confidence, Discipline and a Winning Attitude," by Mark Douglas is another good book that's available on Amazon, and, again, somewhat pricey, although the Kindle edition is not. Use the information gained from your reading to plan your trades before plunging in. The more you change your plan, the more you end up in trouble and the less likely that elusive forex profit will end up in your pocket. Diversify and Limit Your Risks Two strategies that belong in every trader's arsenal are: Diversification: Traders who execute many small traders, particularly in different markets where the correlation between markets is low, have a better chance of making a profit. Putting all your money in one big trade is always a bad idea. Familiarize yourself with ways guaranteeing a profit on an already profitable order, such as a trailing stop, and of limiting losses using stop and limit orders. These strategies and more are covered in the recommended books. Novice traders often make the mistake of concentrating on how to win; it's even more important to understand how to limit your losses. Be Patient Forex traders, particularly beginners, are prone to getting nervous if a trade does not go their way immediately, or if the trade goes into a little profit they get itchy to pull the plug and walk away with a small profit that could have been a significant profit with little downside risk using appropriate risk reduction strategies. In "On Any Given Sunday," Al Pacino reminds us that "football is a game of inches." That's a winning attitude in the Forex market as well. Remember that you are going to win some trades and lose others. Take satisfaction in the accumulation of a few more wins than losses. Over time, that could make you rich!

Healthy Frozen Yogurt Covered Blueberries

Healthy Frozen Yogurt Covered Blueberries

We’re going to combine a basic fruit, the blueberry, with some tasty yogurt and make it as close to ice cream as we can- by freezing it. So let’s get to it!

  • Blueberries
  • Greek Yogurt (and flavor you like!)
  • Parchment or Wax Paper
  • Cookie Sheet
  • Toothpicks
  1. Start by washing blueberries in a strainer and removing any stems.
  2. Scoop your yogurt into a bowl and lay out parchment paper on a cookie sheet. Then take a toothpick, harpoon a blueberry and dip into the yogurt. I highly suggest sticking with greek yogurt because it is thicker. Regular yogurt tends to get really watery and runny over time, and greek will stand the test of time and give your blueberries better coverage.
  3. After about 25 blueberries, I found that the “swirl” method worked the best in fully coating the blueberries. I had tried to just dip it, but it wasn’t coating it nearly enough. Swirl, swirl, swirl!
  4. Then gaze upon your pretty blueberry and begin laying out your berries on the parchment-covered cookie sheet.
  5. As you can see, these aren’t the most gorgeous looking covered blueberries, but my toddler isn’t going to care. If she’ll just eat them, I’ll be happy. If you want, you can take your time and make them purdy. As it was, this took me about 15-20 minutes and I still only dipped about 1/2 of the blueberries because I had to use a smaller cookie sheet to fit in my super tiny freezer. Once your cookie sheet is full, pop in the freezer for at least an hour to firm up.
  6. Once frozen, remove from the freezer and taste a few. You want to make sure they are safe, right? Dump into a bowl for immediate consumption or put in a freezer safe container and keep frozen until ready to eat.
  7. Yummy, yummy, yummy, blueberries in your tummy!
  8. Your kid will never know these delicious blueberries covered in yummy yogurt were once the very same thing they turned their noses up at!


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