8 Struggles Only Nigerians Trading Stocks Will Understand

April 29, 2021

More Nigerians are getting into retail investment these days, thanks to the rise of investment platforms. I imagine trying to make money is a lot of fun. But the struggles? Those ones are there too.

1. The first thing you worry about is the naira to dollar exchange rate

I’m actually poor. Should I be doing this?


2. When you buy security because of a tweet you saw and the value goes down the next morning 

@Stockmarketinvestmenttips2396, it’s on sight ohhh.

3. When you buy the dip but it keeps on “dipping”

Rise abeg, don’t waste my money.

4. When you realise the commission your investment platform will get from trading your assets 

You people should just start carrying guns.

5. When you set a stop loss and your investment platform rejects it 

You wanna see crazy?

6. When you find out that you can’t sell a newly bought security until two days after you bought it 

God pls!

7. When you don’t exit a position when your stock is doing well and it ends up dipping

Omo. looks like I played myself 

8. You, when studying the technical and fundamental analysis of stock trading 

Why all these English though?


Toheeb Lanlehin

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