I think that is it worth mentioning here that there are people that I would label as "Kamikaze Scalpers". This IS NOT something that I would endorse for you, but will mention it here because sooner or later you will be tempted to start thinking about it, and there are many people who do it.
Because scalping involves tiny trades (in duration and amplitude) many scalpers trade significantly larger amounts of lots (regular or mini) to leverage the tiny pip gains into more substantial profits. The "Kamikaze Scalpers" might thus be risking far more than the suggested 1% to 2% per trade. I urge you to consider against becoming a "Kamikaze Scalper" simply because the higher your risk percentage per trade the greater the risk that a draw-down
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