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firs time a trader can use 100$ to 300$ capital but the trader must not use more than 5% on a trade. if a trader get 1:2 R:R ratio then the trader can use maximum 10$ capital in a trade. but b very careful to sue that trading risk. you can blow up your account.
I think as a first timer it is advisable to start with 500 dollars so as not to be pressured to want to make huge money with just little account of lets say 50 dollar.
if u want to be start , at first u have to grow perfect confidence, then u will start forex. You can start with a low amount such as $50 on a micro or cent account but may be its up to you. This will ensure that you learn a lot about live trading without risking too much money hence you will experience minimal emotions in the process of trading.
first time for sure you have to learn from demo account but if you already pass from demo acccount you can make cent account if using instaforex or other trader like exness or ********* you can make cent account by 10$ it means you play 1000$ on cent account
so trade on it, when it reach 100$ or 10000cent$ you can put it on standart account
Trading = be patient, wait right moment, shoot, take your reward
well as a first timer it would be very nice if the trader can take it easy and do not start with big amount of trading because if the deposit you made into your trading account is very much try not to trade heavily because you are just getting to know how the Forex market works and it would be reasonable if you can prevent loses easily.