How to buy Stock

How to buy Stock

A Step-by-Step-Guide on how to buy a Stock

Buy any Stock with eToro in three easy steps!

Step 1

Make a eToro account

Use the following link and create an account at eToro.

Use an email address, choose a username, and use a strong, secure password.

The infrastructure and website of eToro is fast and secure, so you're personal data is kept safe.

67% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs with this provider. You should consider whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.

eToro USA LLC does not offer CFDs, only real Cryptocurrencies are available for US users. 

Step 2

Verify your identity


In order to buy a Stock, you’ll need to provide your phone number, name, country and date of birth alongside with extra support documents verifying your personal identity.

Those supporting documents are a valid ID, like Passport, Drivers license or National identity card (front + back) and sometimes also Proof of Residence Document like Credit card statement, Utility bill(water, electricity, gas, internet, phone), Insurance statement, Tax document or Residence certificate.


Such an verfication of identity is there to avert identity fraud or theft.

Step 3

Go ahead buying a Stock by depositing USD or EUR


Backing your account with fiat currencies, like USD or EUR for trading can be done distinct ways, which includes domestic wire transfers, SEPA and SWIFT or creditcard.

The variant you select will be based on your location and preference.

Immediately after your fiat currency arrives in your account, you will be able to buy any stock.

Alongside your account you’ll as well have access to charting tools, advanced order types, leveraged trading and 24-hour global client support.

Congrats! You have successfully bought a Stock.



That's it!

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How to buy Stock

eToro is a multi-asset platform which offers both investing in stocks and cryptoassets, as well as trading CFDs.

Please note that CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. 67% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs with this provider. You should consider whether you understand how CFDs work, and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.

Past performance is not an indication of future results. Trading history presented is less than 5 complete years and may not suffice as basis for investment decision.

Copy trading is a portfolio management service, provided by eToro (Europe) Ltd., which is authorised and regulated by the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission.

Cryptoassets are volatile instruments which can fluctuate widely in a very short timeframe and therefore are not appropriate for all investors. Other than via CFDs, trading cryptoassets is unregulated and therefore is not supervised by any EU regulatory framework.

eToro USA LLC does not offer CFDs and makes no representation and assumes no liability as to the accuracy or completeness of the content of this publication, which has been prepared by our partner utilizing publicly available non-entity specific information about eToro.

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