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When Should Traders Buy or Sell?
In order to better follow the tips above, it is always recommended that you have defined strategy. Figuring out when you will enter and exit a trade is a prerequisite before you open a live position. Randomly buying or selling a currency pair with no set plan is unlikely to be beneficial, and may well be more stressful. You also won't be able to assess your performance productively as you have no set rules. Only by identifying and sticking to a strategy can you hope to potentially achieve long-term success.
What is your Balance?
When trading, the balance refers to the amount of money a trader has in their trading account. However, it’s important to remember that this amount does not include any profits or losses a trader might have from any open positions. If a trader has an open position, his or her balance might change depending on the losses or profits he or she has made once the trade (or part of the trade) is closed. A trader’s balance is located in different sections on the trading platform, depending on whether the trader is using the MT4 or the MT5 platform.