You cannot be specific about the moment when you will have some gains. It is the trend and market saturation period within which your profit lies. If you think to consider same mechanism and operating forces between stock market and forex market – I would say it is just like comparing between a mouse and a mountain. Look stock market indicators or indices can surely affect the profitability of the forex market, but it is only a single reason among thousands of other factors that affect forex mini trading profitability. Stock trading more often deals with stock optimizing but in forex trading this is not the scenario. The ground or conditions of assumptions even can change in forex mini trading. So it is better to get your trading activities on roll to ensure profitability.I cannot advice you to start your business of trading with little capital. You need to set on what time duration how much you want to make and by how. It is completely stupid keeping money idle rather than keeping it on roll. The more you make transaction of your money the more the chances of increased profitability. In fact, just think of a worst case scenario that you have transacted money for several times but you are not taking your target profit. What is the benefit you get out of this situation? See the market capitalization you are left with. Yes, get your money used as many times as you want - there is no loss for you. All most all the trading floors or markets in the forex trading have certain categorization and guidelines. Learn them properly and exercise your rights and category specific benefits. Listen these rules, regulations and categorizations are to expedite the trading of that floor. These provide the guidelines and protective mechanisms for the forex traders. Since these are set by the regulatory authorities. Not all are expert in this line and does not mean that forex trading door is closed for novice - so the rules, regulations and categorizations are developed. The market in most cases takes too much time to be volatile, relying on the market or trading informers at this situation also helps. Sometimes the situation in fact turns into opposite. So seek a loyal informer or I better term it develop a loyal informer. Forex trading is a complete game of making money out of money. You need to be the hard worker to set the profitability high enough. Return on investment is true consideration, achieving it with quickest turn around and with little involvement – are the mastery of the game. Play it.