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Jun 21, 2021

Can You Trade Full-Time with FTMO?

In episode 303 of the Desire To Trade Podcast, Michael Toma and I discuss whether or not you can trade full-time once you get funded by FTMO or similar prop firms.

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Topics Covered In This Episode

  • 0:00 Start
  • 0:15 Introduction
  • 0:57 What going full time as a prop firm trader entails
  • 2:07 How much capital you need to trade in a prop firm
  • 3:00 How to improve your equity curve to make it attractive for prop firms
  • 4:30 How to scale your trading capital via prop firms and private capital
  • 7:43 How to decide if its best to trade your own capital or prop firm capital
  • 9:00 What risk per trade to use in a prop firm challenge/evaluation
  • 12:25 What are some things you can do to improve discipline in prop firm trading
  • 14:56 How long it takes to become a "professional" trader
  • 16:36 Why should or should you go into crypto trading
  • 20:38 How to define a "professional" trader
  • 23:27 How to build a track record with a 2,000 USD account
  • 24:42 Do you need fundamentals to be a successful trader?
  • 27:39 Should you scalp if you have a small amount of time to trade
  • 30:38 How to keep consistency as a prop trader
  • 32:50 Good books on Risk Management for traders
  • and much more

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