Evidently, looking at the answers that you have received so far, it is because not many people understand Forex. It can be risky, if you choose to make risky, un-educated decisions. You do not need $250,000 to be successful in the Forex market……but you are not going to get rich on $250 either. I recommend to my clients that an effective starting balance is between $2000 and $10,000.
There are conservative stratgies that can be utilized in the Forex market place that can consistently provide you with monthly returns exceeding what a bank would pay you in a year!