Very often people ask if is possible to become a day trader, and trade for a living.. The answer is:: “ Absolutely yes, you can!" However, you must receive professional day trading training or you will most likely fail.

There are many very informative sites about Day Trading that offer pretty good information about training. Just type "day trading training" into the Google search engine.

What amount,exactly, must to earn every week to begin to day trade for a living? How much would you need to replace what you make from your current position?

People need to know what they need to earn in order to day trade full time.You must know what you need to earn each week and plan accordingly.

Let's use an example and say you need to make 100,000 dollars each year to leave your current occupation. Let's look at whatit would take to earn this kind of money day trading.

100,000 dollars a year is about 8,000 dollars per month, or 2,000 dollars each. We are considering you take a couple weeks off,of course.

It takes is knowing what you are doing. You learn this by getting yourself trained by a professional trader that is successful.

Sound like you heard this before somewhere? Isn't this case in becoming successful in any profession?

Once you learn a professional method, you must practice. Practice on a simulated account until you have complete confidence in your chosen trading strategy, and more importantly in yourself.

Assuming you choose to trade the S&P 500 Emini and your goal is to make just a single point each day. It would be required to trade 10 contracts on each trade. The requirement is around 1000 dollars for each contract. If you do this you do this,  you will reach your goal.

Attaining your goal is the key to trading success. Most importantly, you must have a solid trading strategy, and it must be one that works effectively in the market or markets you trade.

It is imperative to master your trading method and follow your money management rules.There are no secrets. Becoming a professional day trader requires dedication to your education as a trader, and commitment to developing your skills.