Firstly, someone can explain me what means the term “exchange” in financial markets? What’s the difference and similarity between the terms “exchange”, “change”, “swap”, “shift”, etc. (Detail: English isn’t my natural language!)
What are the “stock exchanges” and what they do? They provide services for whom? If exist stock exchanges so why exist stock brokers?
By the way, what’s the difference between a “stock exchange” and a “stock broker”?
Why the stock exchanges doesn’t offer support for operate through the MetaTrader?
What’s the relationship between the stock exchanges and the stock brokers?
Secondly, about forex, forex = foreign exchange, correctly? So, what’s means the term “foreign exchange”? What’s a “foreign exchange”?
Exist some “forex exchange”? If yes, what?
About the “forex brokers”, I already know what they are. However, what’s the FOREX.COM? Is it a broker? Is it an exchange?
And why the traders of forex prefer to making trading using others forex brokers instead of the forex.com?
What’s the relationship between the forex.com and others forex brokers?
EDIT: Moreover, what’s the difference and similarity between a broker and a exchange?