Profitable Trades Profitability Statistics

Profitable trades profitability statistics provide insights on the average profitability of trades that resulted in a profit.

Statistic 1

"Only around 5% of retail traders make money as full-time day traders."

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Statistic 2

"For every 10% in drawdown in their account, Forex traders can expect to lose 25% of their account."

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Statistic 3

"Among all day traders, nearly 40% trade for only one month."

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"Over three years, the average day trader loses money and just 1% of day traders can predictably profit net of fees."

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Statistic 5

"Majority of trades (over 75%) made by high-frequency traders are profitable."

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"Profitable swing trading is done by approximately 35% of traders."

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Statistic 7

"Binary options trading's profitability can reach up to 900% for a single trade."

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Statistic 8

"On average, real estate investments have a profit margin from 6 to 12%."

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Statistic 9

"Based on a study by Dalbar, the average investor received an annual return of only 4%, while the S&P 500 earned around 8.8%."

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Statistic 10

"Just 10% of traders are profitable, with a median income of $64,484."

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Statistic 11

"The highest earners made over $2,000 daily trading futures."

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"Over half of day traders lose money, and about 40% make a moderate profit."

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"Retail traders making up around 5% often achieve above average returns."

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Statistic 14

"Over 77% of day traders lose money, with the average loss being around 0.19%."

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Statistic 15

"Less than 5% of all short-term traders are profitable."

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Statistic 16

"On the average, only 12% of equity day traders earn profits in the first year."

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Statistic 17

"Commodities futures traders have a 12% success rate, slightly higher than the 10% typical among all individual day traders."

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