How long does it take super-trader John Paulson to
earn your annual income?
In 2009 John Paulson earned $4.9 billion.
On average, over $13 million a day.
Years would it take you to earn the same.
Manchester United F.C, The New York Yankees and the Dallas Cowboys. Combined.
*At the 1993 rate negotiated by Robert Redford in the film Indecent Proposal
The South Pacific nation of Fiji
John Paulson is not just any financial trader - he is the head of Paulson & Co, a New York hedge fund. His $49 billion income in 2010 set a new hedge fund record. You should not expect to beat John Paulson's record or earn anywhere near $4.9 billion. Unfortunately, this means forex trading won't lead to the above collateral benefits for you.
So, all jokes aside:
Forex trading is inherently risky, and the risks include losing money as well as making money.