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Retail Forex Traders Are Increasingly Leaving Jobs to Become Full-Time Traders, According to Trade24 Survey

Traders Surveyed That Left Their Jobs Since 2010

Trade24 (, a leading provider of online foreign exchange trading, today announced that retail forex traders are increasingly leaving their current careers to become full-time forex traders. Trade24 surveyed 2,254 full- and part-time forex traders from around the world via online and social media channels.

Of the traders surveyed, 64 percent (1,443) noted that they left their jobs in the past 3 years to become full-time traders. 72 percent (1039) of those full-time forex traders indicated that they quit their jobs because they were already earning more money per month trading. This is a significant indication that there are more retail forex traders than ever who are profiting.

When asked if they are under more stress now than at their previous jobs, an overwhelming 92 percent (1,328) said they are living with significantly less stress trading forex than working at a full-time job. Moreover, 90 percent (730) of the part-time traders surveyed said they are seriously considering quitting their jobs and trading forex on a full-time basis.

Trade24 client, Eric Johnson, had this to say about his experience: I have worked in the software field for over a decade, however, in the last three years I was consistently making more money trading my forex account. Now I am able to trade on my own schedule and spend more time with my family and friends and enjoy a higher quality of life.

Full results of the survey are expected to be posted by November 1st, 2014. For more information on Trade24, please see

About Trade24

Trade24 is a leading online Forex broker providing clients with world-class platforms to trade foreign exchange, stocks, commodities, and CFDs. The company was founded in 2007 in order to create an alternative to the mainstream investment firms, putting an emphasis on the clients’ needs. The company operates branches in London, Paris, and Switzerland and is accessible to nearly everyone from anywhere in the world 24/7.

Media Contact: Jeremy Harris PR Manager Trade24 jeremy(dot)h(at)trade-24(dot)com T: +44 2036086060

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