What is Trading?

Trading is one of the key features of the global financial economy. It creates liquidity across the financial markets, is one of the main sources of profit for investment banks and is done by many institutions (investment banks, hedge funds, commodity companies, etc.). Learn more here.

Wall Street Oasis is one of the largest and most entertaining finance communities online, with over 2 million posts to date and over 4 million page views per month.  If you’re interested in pursuing in a role in investment banking, sales & trading, equity research, etc., definitely add it to your reading list!

By MaryEllen Ryan
MaryEllen Ryan Senior Associate Director, Undergraduate Career Development, Pulsifer Career Development Center