I got into trading because I needed an extra income stream to handle an unbelievable and rising amount of medical fee for a love one. Therefore, I recently started my account with Gain capital trading currencies. With, I guess , the most imperfect knowledge, and anxiety to win, matters got worst.....I just got my first trading account completely wiped out. However, I am not giving up as I am confident that if I am more informed, I will be able to seek the investment returns I am looking for. Will any kind souls out there be willing to be my mentor and give me advise on how to: 1) use trading softwares to automate my trading so that I do not have to slog through the night with my trading and go to work the next day red-eyed and pondering my previous night losses. I would appreciate recommendation of the best software to use and relevant cost to set things up. 2) advise on how to design my trading scripts so that I don`t have to drain my emotions every night. 3) advise me on what other instruments I can consider, that my average intelligence can handle, besides currency. 4) Charting softwares if necessary, because the charting software on Gain Capital (forex.com) does not seem to be very good. 5) all other things you will tell you kids if they first started to trade. Any help is definitely appreciated. After going through this forum, I am confident that there are a lot of kind souls out here. Thank you in advance.