Keep in mind, Forex and futures are not subjected to the pattern day trading regulation. Forex is crazy; regulation is virtually non-existent! Avoid Forex like the plague; all that leverage is too dangerous. Conclusion There is no secret loophole to avoid the pattern day trader rule without any drawbacks. Day trading is already difficult enough There's really no great way around the pattern day trading rule except to have $25,000. PDT sucks but its something we have to deal with it's best to focus in and really pick three good trades to I talk about how to avoid it or the ghetto day trading rule, you can use a cash account and other means but there are other things to watch out for. Read all disclaimers and be safe.