This is a particular risk that many traders don't think much about. However, with the majority of individual Forex traders executing trades online, we are all technology reliant. Are you protected against technology failure? Do you have an alternative internet service? Do you have back-up computers that you could use if your primary trading computer crashes?
As you can see, there are several types of risk that a smart investor should consider and pay careful attention to in their trading. Deciding your potential return (target profit) while respecting risk is the age old decision that each investors must make