Most New Year’s resolutions are doomed from the start. You create too lofty a goal that must be accomplished in 365 days and usually commit too intensely in the first 30 and fall too easily back into bad habits by day 100.
For most professions, on-the-job training (OJT) is a key part of the developmental process. Although this is certainly true for futures day traders, OJT can be expensive. Whether paying to attend seminars or losing money via trial and error, expanding your knowledge base in the live market is typically capital-intensive.