Forex trading hours: when is the best time of day to trade?

Please come in here and find holes in my get rich slowly scheme

Hi guys.
So, I am a certified forex n00b. I've been fascinated with this stuff for a while now, researching it on the side, and have decided to stop being a pansy and try learning how to slang pips.
Here's my deal, I am an artist. I have a part time jerb. I live mostly off my part time job, and a couple times a year sell a big fat painting for $40K, and net $20K of that (you wanna talk about crappy percentages? Standard gallery/artist split is 50/50. Welcome to the art world friends)
Instead of blowing that 20K on tattoos, fancy cocktails and trips to Asia, I thought I should maybe leverage it to make me more money, and potentially get to a point where I could generate an income that is outside of the disgusting art market, because art is only cool (and ironically more profitable) when you're not doing it for money.
My questions for you guys are:
!. Assuming I am an intelligent human capable of learning things relatively quickly, could I plausibly learn to generate a steady income trading forex with say, 40K in starting capital within a couple years?
  1. Would swing trading be the best trading style for me since I am a painter and biologically cannot function at gross morning hours (I'm on PST)?
3a. Is this a really stupid idea and should I just do what every successful artist has done and marry a wealthy person? 3b. Have any of you actually gotten rich trading forex and want to be my wealthy husband?

(Also, before you point out that I might run into risk management issues (because who is stupid enough to blow 20k on tattoos and gin and blah blah blah) I would like to state that I could have quit my job and gone all in on painting once I was profitable with it, but realized that was a really bad long term strategy, because like all markets the art market is extremely volatile and you can have one or two great years, dry up your market, and then fall on your face for 5 years after that. I am 100% certain I'm not going to do something stupid like leverage more that 1-2% of my account on a trade. I low key love slow growth. And fancy cocktails...)

Thanks for reading. Feel free to convince me not to do this, as it would make my gallery owner really happy to keep me financially dependent and wrapped around his finger.
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Daily analysis of cryptocurrencies 20191109 (Market index 38 — Fear state)

Daily analysis of cryptocurrencies 20191109 (Market index 38 — Fear state)

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Malaysia To Impose Restrictions On Cash Transactions The Malaysian government plans to impose restrictions on cash transactions reports local media platform The Star. According to the publication, the move is part of efforts to combat money laundering in the country. Commenting on the plan, Datuk Abdul Rasheed Ghaffour, the deputy governor of Malaysia’s Central Bank Negara (BNM), remarked: “This is to address the abuse of physical cash used for illicit activities.” Malaysian economist, Barjoyai Bardai believes the proposed cash transaction limit in the country could boost digital currency adoption.
EU Is Working On ECB Digital Currency With Possible Progress Next Year According to Reuters, progress on the feasibility of a digital currency backed by the European Central Bank could be made in the coming months, senior officials said on Nov 8, cautioning that the project faced challenges and was for the long term.
Tunisia Issues Central Bank Digital Currency On Nov 9, the TASS news agency reported that the Central Bank of Tunisia was to be the first to release a digital currency. The ‘E-dinar’ was officially launched in the test form at the Forex Club of Tunisia, with a symbolic transfer of one dinar between the head of the central bank, Marouane El Abassi, and a representative of the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

At the time of writing, Bitcoin is trading down nearly 5% at its current price of $8,850, which marks a notable drop from its 24-hour highs of $9,300.
Prior to today’s drop, Bitcoin has been caught in a relatively tight trading range between $9,000 and $9,500 for a couple of weeks, and neither bulls nor bears had been able to incur enough strength to push the crypto out of this trading range until early this morning when bears forced it below its lower range boundary at $9,000.
In the time since its drop, BTC has shown no sign of slowing its decent, as it continued to slowly grind lower as the morning dragged on.
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How Important is Time of day?

Hi All,
Some quick background. I've done some day trading in penny stocks when I was younger and naive, lost about $1200. I watched a few videos, got cocky and thought this was a get rich quick ordeal.
Fast forward 6 years, I've taken an interest to Forex and have been dedicating a few hours every day after work studying. I just started paper trading yesterday. (I plan to do this for a few months until I'm consistent and find my own strategy). I made 1% gain on my money which was only about a gain of $8 but i'm not concerned with the dollar figure. More about the consistent % gain over time. I also learned how to calculate your risk/reward ratio and set your stop losses correctly to limit your potential loss.
On to my question. One of the appeals of Forex was being able to trade at any time of the day. I work full time 5 days a week from 6am to 3pm PST.
How viable is it to be trading after work at these hours. Specifically 3:30pm PST onward. This is the time of day I can concentrate and give it my full attention. I'm not trying to day trade Forex on my phone on lunch break. That sounds like a recipe for disaster. I need all the tools that a full fledged PC program offers.
Thank you!
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Market report 1/25/18: JPY, MXN

Yesterday was a good day to short the USD. I had issues with my trade execution I need to correct, but I've got some decent positions backed by break-even SLs that I'm hoping will bear fruit going forward. The big thing I learned was the power of waiting for news. During news it's important to make bigger plays rather than small ones. For some reason, I had that backwards! :-P
I'm still short USD, but I'm not convinced it's time to double-down yet. I'm expecting at least some consolidation before having to make a decision. I don't want to ruin my positions by adding now only to be stopped out because price reached the average of my two entries.
Today there was some negative news out of Mexico. Minor reports, but sales data is down. I'm expecting Mexico to fall off given the reports of crime coming out of there. No one I know here in the US wants to vacation there. That has to hurt their bottom line, so I'm long USDMXN for a very small play against the recent low 18.3 established 6am PST. If my broker offered anything other than USD against MXN I would take it. I tried to short USDMXN before and got burned, so like I say, very minor play here, especially considering the negative carry trade.
3:30pm PST today is the JPY announcement. No change in interest rates or core CPI are forecast. YoY inflation is projected higher, but MoM is lower. Overall it appears to be a non-event, other than it could perhaps project USDJPY lower.
I of course had a USDJPY position yesterday, but I got stopped out. Later in the day I took a contrarian position to one of our forum members and went short NZDJPY. It was an accident, on reflection AUDNZD was probably a better play. But now I have short NZDJPY and am also in a long EURJPY from before. I'm confident in my SL in both of these and don't anticipate the BoJ announcement is going to have an affect on these trades.
Instead what I'd like to do is watch closely how USDJPY reacts to the announcement. Whichever way it goes that's how I'm going to play it, with a SL above or below the 4-hour candle (since the announcement is at the start of a new daily).
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What are the forex sessions forex - YouTube Forex Market Hours : Best Time To Trade In Forex FOREX best trading hours Forex guide - YouTube

Forex Hours of Trading. The schedule for Forex hours of trading is displayed above the hour-tiles, aligned to your home time zone. Switch dates using the toolbar to view Forex hours for a particular day. Forex hours are based on the commonly accepted trading times and account for daylight saving in each location. Forex Trading centres in the world: Trading hours in local time: Forex Oceania-Asia session: Wellington, New Zealand : 08:00am-05:00pm: Sydney, Australia The most favorable trading time is the 8 a.m. to noon overlap of New York and London exchanges. These two trading centers account for more than 50% of all forex trades. On the flipside, from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m., trading mostly happens in the Singapore and Sydney exchanges, where there is far less volume than during the London/New York window. Forex trading hours: when is the best time of day to trade? Forex traders need to make profits, whether that movement occurs during the period of 1 day, several days, and on occasion weeks which are even several. Intraday traders require volatility into the trading time itself so, by definition, FX traders that could like to start and close trades within one session need this movement. The forex trading times therefore go full circle throughout the week, and the forex market trades until Friday afternoon’s New York Session closes. At this point, forex trading ends for the week. After the New York close at 5:00 PM EST, the forex market then gives its participants a weekend break to ponder life.

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