Trading – The act of buying and selling to make money. What to trade? Anything which can be traded. People used to trade food, clothes, animals, land etc. In the modern world, there are very few things which can’t be(should not be) traded, literally most of the stuffs can be traded in direct or indirect way.
There are literally millions way to make money in life. They can be broadly categorized into Trading and Investing. There is a very thin line between what is Investment and What is trading. Don’t try to understand that now.
Investing – You have money, and you want your money to grow. So, you invest your money somewhere like Real estate, Gold, Stock market etc.
Trading – The act of buying and selling in hope of making profit. Same, you buy and sell Real estate, Gold, Stocks etc.