Sep 16, 2009

20 Minutes work and Conversations with the Old Man

It's been a very very busy day for me. Spend the day running around doing errands and such. For those who don't know, I have a trip to the UK planned next week and will be visiting England and some of Europe. So I had to spend a lot of time booking my flights and planning with the nice people whom I will be meeting.

Ironically, the best part about all these is I worked a total of 20 minutes today. The rest of the busy day were all chores.

For those who know how to read the table above, you can see that I'm up 80-90 pips nett (could be 8 USD, 80 USD, 800 USD, 8,000 USD or 80,000 USD depending on your contract size). Certainly not bad for 15-20 mins of work (though it doesn't mean it will happen every day!). I'm posting this not because I want to brag but simply to show you the freedom forex trading can bring. Though it will probably take you awhile before you can achieve consistent results.

And a side note to my two tweeter buddies who think I'm a millionaire/billionaire, I AM NOT. At least for now...:p

NOTE: For those who know how to read the table, PLEASE DO NOT FOLLOW MY FOREX TRADES. Following it without knowing how I trade is VERY VERY RISKY! You have been warned ;)

Conversations with the Old Man
After I finished my chores, I drove to my parents home which is about 2 hours from where I live. Took a drive out with dad after dinner just circling town and outskirts and really enjoyed the 1-2 hours spent with him in the car headed nowhere. He has just sold off his business and retired and I took the opportunity to thank him for providing for the family and bringing us up. If you had not had such conversations with your dad, you should try one day if you can.

One of the questions I asked him was whether he had wanted to do anything else as his career besides what he did. Instead of answering, he asked me back the same question and I told him I really love trading forex and also one day I would love to be involved in some sort of a movie or do some singing (fat hopes but we'll never know if we don't hope right?)

That will certainly not be my last drive with dad. I told him that when I'm more successful in my forex trading, I will certainly be able to spend much more time with the family.


So you see, forex trading is NOT about money only. It's about having the freedom to live life with your loved one AND being able to enjoy life.

Keep those questions coming!


p.s. Apologies to those who are waiting for me to tell you how to get started. I will be posting about getting started very soon.


alvint said...

faster la sifu..... i wanna be billionaire also...

Leo Ong said...

Not sifu...:p

Will be very soon. Busy with my trip preparation.

Leo Ong said...

Hey the 101 is already up. Go have a read and give me feedback when you can. ;)

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