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There are many ways to become a trade finance professional.
To be an expert, you need to have a background in math, engineering, or hard science, not just business or finance.
Traders need to be able to do research and think critically in order to keep an eye on the big economic factors and daily chart patterns that affect the financial markets.
Traders need to keep accurate records, so they can be held accountable, and so they can learn and get better.
Not enough people realize how important it is for traders to be able to focus and concentrate, especially in a chaotic, fast-paced environment.
Self-control is crucial, as is the ability to keep your emotions in check even when bad things happen.