An essential element of Trading is emotional awareness. Can you cope with positions going against you? If you're using money you can't afford to lose (debt), chances are you'll be nervous/emotional/twitchy. In terms of your trading, this will result in you needing to win rather than wanting to win, which is quite dangerous. Traders who are overly emotional tend to hold on to losers for too long, sell small winners quickly (instead of riding them) and overtrade. Long story short, you'll blow up your trading account long before you can repay the loan. Thus causing more debt. Start small. trade ungeared and unlevered instruments. Do months and months of research. get in slowly. Its a marathon not a sprint.
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