Whether it is due to unexpected volatility in the markets or a bad strategy, failed trades can leave someone with a dejected feeling. The worst thing is that it can occur more than once and one can further lose his confidence and also the right approach towards trading.
There are lots of traders who do not like to trade with demo accounts which is the wrong approach in markets that can take a sharp turn any time. The key factor behind the success of forex trading is that one should keep his cool and be ready to learn from the past mistakes. Real traders study the situation in depth and view the factors that are responsible for the price movement. The micro view of the conditions in the market helps in developing better understanding of strategies that can help when the same conditions erupt. Make it a habit to view the trades that you have made in the past whether they were successful or not. This habit will definitely improve your vision to understand market conditions more clearly. Slowly you will gain a view point that works. You will also realize that the number of failed trades in decreasing with the time and you are learning fast with the changing market patterns.
Analyzing the previous trades, reviewing them and trying new ideas can be three learning points. Analyzing means viewing the trade successful or not, reviewing means taking other person’s view about the trades you have made and implying new ideas can make a big difference when it comes to forex trading.