Originally Posted by Spinoza
Seriously? You don't see what benefit people get from trading?
Farmer A grows Apples
Farmer B grows Oranges
Farmer A trades 100 of his apples for a 100 of farmer B's oranges.
Now both farmers can enjoy consuming apples and oranges.
Of course, I'm talking about stock trading. Moreover, I'm talking about how trading benefits society, not the traders themselves.