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

Join eToro

Use the following button for creating an account at eToro.

Supply an email address, pick out a username, and select a secure, strong password.

The infrastructure and webpage of eToro is secure and fast, 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 have to provide your country, date of birth, name and phone number alongside with additional support documents verifying your personal identity.

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


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

Step 3

Begin buying a Stock by depositing USD or EUR


Staking your account with EUR or USD for exchanging can be done distinct ways, including SWIFT, SEPA and domestic wire transfers or debitcard.

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

When your fiat currency strikes your account, you will be able to buy any stock.

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

Congrats! You've successfully purchased 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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