Those who investigate the career of a trader are usually first attracted by the thought of the money.
There is no shame in that. There is great money to be made in trading.
Ironically enough however, this is actually a point of confusion for newcomers. Because while there is great money to be made in trading, we often find those who are new have wildly unrealistic goals as to how they will make that money, and how they will become a trader.
Unfortunately, the space of investing and trading information is rife with charlatan’s taking advantage of those unrealistic expectations with promises of returns of 80% ever year. Always beating the stock market, every single year. Year after year, with absolutely no drawdown on a weekly, monthly, quarterly or even yearly basis.
Let’s have a little dose of reality, by looking at other great traders …