Common trading mistakes: why risking too much is a big mistake for traders

In this video, David Jones is tackling a common trading mistake – taking on too much risk.

Trading too big. What does it mean? When you are going to open a position, ask yourself two questions:
How much do I have to trade with?
How much should I risk losing?

It is sensible to risk 1-3% of your account per trade. Bigger risks can put your funds in danger. Discover how to choose your position size on the platform.

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