Trading securities refers to the buying and selling of securities of listed companies in order to generate some profit as revenue in near future. Securities include stocks, bonds, debentures, equity and so on which has some expectation to earn profit on its investment and this buying and selling is done through brokers and public stock exchanges on daily basis. These securities when traded offer a guaranteed return on income but they involve risk too. This risk depends on the type of security you are investing in. If you are investing in a fixed income securities like debentures then the risk involved is marginal but if you are investing in equities then this risk is too high.
Trading of securities can be done either through the help of brokers like mutual funds or the best way is to do online trading. Online trading is very popular but requires a lot of time and knowledge of the market, it can be done anywhere either home or workplace. Trading securities is not a layman job; it requires a thorough and up to date knowledge of the market trends and available securities. In order to earn a huge income it is necessary that you have to take a risk equivalent to it.