Day trading is not for the faint of heart. James Altucher says it almost killed him.
Altucher, who has founded over 20 companies, was a day trader for many years. At his peak from 2001 to 2004, he traded up to $40 million to $50 million per day.
Altucher's knowledge of the business has allowed him to frequently contribute to publications such as The Financial Times and The Huffington Post. He's also written 11 books, most recently the bestselling Choose Yourself! and his blog has views in the millions.
Click "next" to see Altucher's 11 tips for day trading that transcend the business — tips he says still apply to his life today.