Traders avoid trading in the Forex market when the volatility is less as it does not make sense. The major advantage to be reaped from Forex is its volatility and traders can make higher profits when the market is moving freely. The traders make wrong decisions during these times by chasing the market and making decisions that aren’t best in the situation. It makes them lose a chunk of their investments.
All successful traders are aware that there is always going to be another trader and it pays to wait for them. Making hasty decisions in the lean periods of the market doesn’t do any good. The traders must not enter the market until they find a trade that they think would give them success. An unsuccessful trader does not set such limitations on entering the market and enters just because he is addicted to trading and just need the slightest of motivation to start trading.
A trading strategy is vital for any success in the market. It is true that there hundreds of signals to look at when trading Forex but for success, the trader just need to be adequately knowledgeable with two or three strategies and must practice them regularly to perfect his readings. Enter the market only when your signals show opportunity of a good trade.
It is important to be confident in your methods and not be affected by what others have to say about your trading style. Not all traders make money; in fact most of them do not. Separate yourself from the crowd, be unique and slowly with practice the methods will start to get effective. The market is full of opportunities; wait for the right time to make your investments.