Many users in search for alternate or additional occupation, are not giving Forex market much trust. For them, the operations involving currency trading are beyond the boundaries of understanding, with envy to those who are investing themselves in trading activity, and is in touch with all the constant changes market is experiencing on daily basis, with slow growth of hate to the currency market itself.
Of course, forex market is not totally reliable. As it depends on your mental capability and attitude towards economical and market analysis, as well as overall familiarity with the world of economics and its simple understanding. "Not reliable" - is being cheated on, as any casual user considers - "Fraudulent". So simple way is to just get a casual work schedule without any thorough thought process, making profits for somebody else, but guaranteed.
Forex market has its principles, same as the stock market - but the process doesn't involves stocks, but with the currency. By making trading operations, trader is learning to feel the courses, project the next price points and play with it to his advantage. Growing from newbie to expert, trader is able to make potentially unlimited profits in his comfort zone, playing with currencies.
By coming to Forex market having only a dollar in pocket, trader that has knowledge is able to make significant profits, making those who chose an easier way, envoys.
Of course, playing with currencies on unofficial market, there is always a way for a "step down" or "fall of a clif", but it is a minimal possibility for those who can manage their business and knows what not to do. After all, you can't get anywhere in life without taking risks.
Risk is always present with a Trader or Broker, but this risk is not always justified by possible losses. Those risks are present within the Forex market, as well as stock exchange markets, a New-York stock exchange for example. Those who are not prone to manage risks, and wish to know about the stability rather than the volume of profits - should probably stay away from Forex market, and a Trader's way in general.
If somebody is ready for analyzed risk, to analyze political news and to apply it to financial courses. To think with your own head, being able to take losses, mental capability for high volume operations - Forex is made for this kind of people. Option to work on Forex market - is a personal weighted decision.
We wish you successful and profitable Forex trading!