Welcome to New to the Street, a blog dedicated to exploring the world of finance and educating everyone on the financial markets, and how you can make money from them. Getting your foot in the door of this complex subject can be hard, and taking advantage of it can also take a lot of time and effort in the beginning. This blog aims to give this entrance a sense of order and simplify the main concepts and factors in finance, in addition to teaching some of the basic skills which allow you to profit from financial markets. From Wall Street to the Federal Reserve System to Stocks to Derivatives and beyond, this blog will serve as a great launch pad for your journey into the vast universe of finance. Interested? If so, let’s begin.