Wall Street

Trading Basics

Wall Street

The street in downtown Manhattan at the heart of America’s financial industry. The term Wall Street is slang for all things finance.

Other Trading Basics

Capital

The economic resource used to buy assets, normally with the view to provide a product or service.

Read More »

Basis Point

A basis point is 0.01% and is typically used when quoting interest rate changes.

A move of 0.25% is described as 25 basis points.

Read More »

Start learning

Learn the skills needed to trade the markets on our Trading for Beginners course.

Request a Free Broker Consultation

Simply answer a few questions about your trading preferences and one of Forest Park FX’s expert brokerage advisers will get in touch to discuss your options.

Broker tool

Information you provide via this form will be shared with Forest Park FX only as per our Privacy Policy.