So how much money do you really need
to start investing in the stock market? Can you start with as little as 100
dollars? That’s what we’re going to talk
about in this video. Hi I’m Markus Heitkoetter and I help people to make more money have more time and have more fun in their lives. People come to me because they feel
stuck in their lives. They want to know
what exactly I did to become a multimillionaire who is now traveling the world and enjoying life. And in case you’re wondering… Yes! This here is a hotel room! Right now I’m staying at a
nice resort right at the beach. Here’s a picture from my room when I talk to people in my live events. They often tell me that they want to start investing in the stock market with a little money. They tell me that they want to start with a little money for two reasons. First, they simply don’t have the money to
invest. And second, they are afraid to lose money when trading stocks and that’s why they want to start with a small amount. Let’s talk about the second reason
first. First of all there’s a huge difference between the amount of
money that you’re investing and the amount of money that you’re risking when trading. Let me explain. Let’s say you’re buying stocks for
eight thousand dollars. Actually let’s be specific let’s say you want to buy Apple stocks, and let’s say Apple is trading around $200. So let’s say you’re buying five shares of Apple for $200. So that would be $1000. Does this mean that you’re risking a $1000? Absolutely not! And here’s why… The Only way you would lose your whole investment is when Apple goes to zero. And how likely is that. Very unlikely. Right? Now, of course the price of Apple could go down. The stock could actually go down to let’s say $180. So if Apple drops from 200 to 180 you would lose $20 per share since you have five shares you would lose $100. And since you invested $1000 when you bought the five shares and now they’re only worth $900 you would lose 10 % of your account. Right? Now, here’s what I teach people that my
live events never risk more than 2 % of your account on any given trade. If you have $1000 to invest you should risk 2% of $1000 and that’s $20 and if you’re trading five shares this means that you could lose $4 on each share. If Apple goes down from $200 to $196, you sell your shares. Why? Because You are wrong! You expected Apple to go up and instead the stock went down. Why would you hold onto it? Though you might say, but I have to give the stock some room. No! If you want the stock to go up and it doesn’t do it, then get out! Don’t hang onto a losing trade because that is how most people lose money in the markets. By hanging onto or losing trade for too long. Now let’s take a look at Apple and see what happened after you
bought it for $200. It went straight up. And that is what you want. You want to invest in stocks that
move up immediately and make you money. And if they don’t? Get out! There you go. Always limit your risk to 2 % of your account size because that is what professional traders do. Leave a comment below and let me know if this makes sense or even better. Leave a comment and say I will never risk more than 2% of my account on any given trade commit to this. Now! Let’s talk about the other reason
why people want to get started with a little money. The reason why they ask about
starting with a little money is simple they don’t have much money to get started with. Well, here’s the bad news when trading it takes money to make money. Can you get started with as little as a thousand
dollars? Sure. But it doesn’t make sense. And here’s why. Don’t fall for all the hype about making 536% on a single trade it doesn’t work this way. Realistically, you can expect to make 60 percent return per year. Sometimes it will be more, and sometimes it might be less, but 60 percent is realistic. Now, let’s say you start with a $1000 account, 60% of one thousand dollars is $600. So you might make $600 per year or $50 per month. Now I don’t know about you, but for me that doesn’t make sense. So right now you don’t have much money to start trading, take some time save money and while you’re saving up some
money. Learn about trading. Final Warning. Do not fall for any of the get rich quick schemes. And it doesn’t matter, whether
you’re investing in stocks buying real estate or running a business like selling on Amazon or something like this. It takes money to make money. If you’re serious about
trading stocks and options you should have at least $5000 dollars. So if you need some stock capital. Start saving. And in the meantime keep watching these videos and learn how to trade. Leave a comment below and let me know if you agree. I hope you enjoyed watching this
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