The subject of forex robots is somewhat controversial and is probably not advisable for beginners. There are many who claim that it is a great tool and other who point out its limitations and faults.Either way if you want to use one, what you should understand is that a forex robot is only a tool. As with any tool, improper use can lead to a disaster very soon.
Forex robots basically engage in automated trading based on the setting you specify. This is where the controversy begins. Experts point out that setting up the software requires a decent amount of forex trading knowledge, which is something that beginners do not possess. This can be quickly overcome if you put in a concerted effort to learn forex trading and some of the strategies.
Once you know what you are doing setting up the robot to do trade is not too difficult. The key is to be smart about the decisions you take (or in this case the rules you set up) and to be prudent in your decisions. The best advice for a beginner is, when it comes to forex invest small amounts. This will minimize any losses you make along the way. It also enables you to gain practical experience as well as making you aware of how serious the business is.
Don’t be afraid to visit forums on forex and ask questions. There are plenty of people out there who will answer them and give you advice. Learning as much as you can will help you immensely in becoming a successful trader.