Trading journal shows a trader how he is actually performing over a specified period of time, like over a week, month, etc. maintaining a trading journal shows how effective a trader is in terms of his performance in handling trading activities. A trader should include the followings in his trading journals: a) What type of trader he is and what is his inspiration of forex trading. b) Forex Market views and attitude. c) Interpretation of the forex market d) Trading mistakes and Performance statistics e) Opportunities that are missed in the forex market.