The Top 5 “Forex, Stock Investment” related Movies

October 28, 2016

The 5 Best Films About Trading.

The Top 5 “Forex, Stock Investment” related Movies

This article is originally referred from IFC Markets Blog

Trading is one of the greatest and the most efficient ways of building wealth.

In order to have success and reach the desired results, traders spend much time and effort, develop various trading strategies, etc.

But sometimes, there comes a time when each trader needs to take a break from the daily charts and just have a rest. One of the best ways to relax is to watch good movies.

Moreover, those, who cannot simply imagine a single day of their lives without trading can mix “business” with pleasure by watching various movies about trading.

These movies will motivate and help traders to find some useful points, which they may later use in their trading strategies. Now let us have a look at the best and most famous trading films of all time.

1. The Big Short

The Big Short is a story of 4 guys who predicted the US financial crisis of the 2000’s and became fabulously rich.

The movie, which gained much popularity and was a real success, is based on the best – selling book of Michael Lewis, “The Big Short”.

The film is full of interesting and exciting scenes, and those who have not watched the movie yet are highly recommended to.

2. The Wolf of Wall Street

The Wolf of Wall Street is a story of charismatic stockbroker Jordan Belfort, who made millions of dollars and lived the high life.

The movie presents the rise and fall of Jordan Belfort, who finally ends up in prison for money laundering and securities fraud.

3. Boiler Room

The Boiler Room is a story of a 19-year- old Queens College dropout, whose only dream was to make a large amount of money.

The movie perfectly presents the rise of a 19-year- old college dropout, who becomes a highly successful stockbroker by working at a boiler room.

Those, who have ever had work experience in sales or telemarketing will, for sure, come across with many familiar situations.

4. Margin Call

Margin Call is one of the best movies ever created about the financial crisis.

Margin Call takes place at a fictional investment bank at the beginning of the 2008 financial crisis.

A junior analyst finds out that the bank’s holdings in worthless mortgage backed securities could bankrupt the whole company, and for being able to save everything, the firm goes into emergency mode.

5. Wall Street

Wall Street is one of the most famous films about trading and there is hardly anyone who has never watched it.

Wall Street is a story of a young and ambitious stockbroker who wants to earn a lot of money through insider trading.

The movie perfectly presents the conflict between greed and ethics in the financial world, and those, who have watched the movie will surely state that one can learn a lot of new things from this movie.


In fact, the list of movies mentioned above is not the complete one, since there are many movies about finance, trading, stock markets, etc.

But the movies about trading mentioned above are among the most popular ones.

So, what is Your favourite movie about trading?

Original Source: IFC Markets Blog

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