How to buy Stock
A Step-by-Step-Guide on how to buy a Stock
Buy any Stock with eToro in three easy steps!
Make a eToro account
Use the following button for signing up at eToro.
Provide an email address, choose a username, and use a secure, strong 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.
Verification of your identity
In order to buy a Stock, you will need to provide your country, date of birth, name and phone number alongside with additional support documents which verify your identity.
The supporting documents are a valid photo 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), Residence certificate or Tax document.
The reason for this strict verification is to stop identity theft or fraud.
Start buying a Stock by depositing fiat currencies, like USD or EUR
Backing your account with EUR or USD for exchanging can be done distinct ways, which includes domestic wire transfers, SEPA and SWIFT or creditcard.
The variant you choose will be based on your preference and location.
Once your fiat currency hits your account, you will be able to buy any stock.
With your account you’ll as well have access to charting tools, 24-hour global client support, leveraged trading and advanced order types.
Congrats! You've successfully bought a Stock.
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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.