Can you make a living out of trading? http://www.financial-spread-betting.com/Making-a-living-spreads.html David Morrison responds. How much money do you need to put into trading? PLEASE LIKE AND SHARE so we can bring you more! How much time do you need to dedicate? Yes, you definitely can and there are traders who make a living out of trading. There has always been people who have been making money on their own trading the financial markets. Other people are just happy to dabble or trade on a part-time basis which I would consider is a sensible approach. If you really wanted to make trading your living, then you would likely know that before doing it. Don’t give up your day job unless you are sure – at first just try your hand at it.
How does one manage the inevitable drawdown? The best way to manage drawdown is to expect them; that they are inevitable in trading. It all comes down to sensible risk management.