The Foreign Exchange Market can be tricky if you are not patient enough to understand the market and factors that affect it. Note that this market is the largest in terms of trades worldwide. By virtue of it being the largest in term of trades, a lot of activities take place and so are many decisions made in this market every minute.
Individuals have taken up the market in foreign exchange unlike in the past where only big banks and financial institutions were the only ones involved. To begin with, one has to be a risk taker to some extent. If you are risk averse then a lot of good opportunities and returns could end up passing you by.