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It’s pure excitement.

As a 25-year-old, my journey into the world of forex trading has been an exhilarating ride filled with both triumphs and lessons learned. Reflecting on why I've been drawn to this intricate market, I realize it's a combination of factors that have ignited my passion and dollops of dedication.

Firstly, there's the sheer thrill. The adrenaline rush that comes with executing a well-researched trade and seeing it play out successfully is unparalleled. It's a constant challenge that keeps me engaged and sharpens my decision-making skills.

Beyond the excitement, there's the allure of financial independence. At 25, I'm at a stage in life where I'm ambitious and hungry for success.

Forex trading offers the opportunity to generate substantial returns with relatively small initial investments. The potential for profit is enticing, especially when coupled with the flexibility to trade from anywhere in the world with an internet connection. The idea of breaking free from the traditional nine-to-five grind and charting my own financial path is incredibly empowering.

Moreover, forex trading is a gateway to global markets and economies. It's a dynamic arena where geopolitical events, economic indicators, and central bank policies intersect to influence currency valuations. For someone like me who's passionate about economics and world affairs, delving into the FX market feels like gaining a backstage pass to the inner workings of the global economy. Every trade is not just a financial transaction but also a lesson in understanding the intricate web of interconnectedness that defines our world today.

I find specific markets to be more enticing than others; for example, I like to trade more in gold as it is a very volatile market, with constant fluctuations in its price. Along the way, I've faced setbacks, but each obstacle has been a valuable learning experience that has made me a more resilient and knowledgeable trader.

A real-life example of such setbacks was my experience yesterday with the gold market. Gold reached record highs of around $2,235 per ounce, which in turn cost me a major financial loss. However, it’s very important to understand that markets are not personal and no one can perfectly predict a trend of a currency or commodity. It’s important to take a step back and analyse what went wrong and could be improved in the next trade.

On a more personal level, forex trading has been a journey of self-discovery and growth. It demands discipline, patience, and a relentless pursuit of knowledge. I've spent countless hours honing my skills, studying market trends, and refining my trading strategies.

A lot of people ask me if it’s worth the risk. The answer is always a ‘YES’. My interest in global markets and how accessible it is to everyone makes the journey worthwhile. With careful studying of markets and risk analysis, anyone can enjoy the profits that FX has to offer.

I'm grateful to have found a passion that not only challenges me intellectually but also offers the potential for substantial rewards. As I continue this journey, I look forward to the adventures and discoveries that lie ahead in the ever-evolving world of forex trading.

Will Bitcoin be my next market to take a deep dive in? It looks like a promising yes.