Stocks are, in their prime definition, shares in the ownership and assets of a company. Although there are many types of stock, such as Preferred Stock, most often the term refers to so-called Common Stock or Common Shares that can be freely traded, usually at a Stock Exchange. Owners of common stock are shareholders in the issuing company, and therefore have voting rights.
Foreign Currencies are traded regularly, usually by large investment banks or institutional investors on the Foreign Exchange Market. This foreign exchange trading is commonly known as Forex or “FX Trading”. In most cases, the values of the world’s currencies are not locked against one another. In fact, their relative values change by the second, and this provides opportunities for long or ...