How to buy a Stock

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

Buy any Stock with eToro in three easy steps!

Step 1

Sign up for a eToro account

Use the following button for signing up at eToro.

Provide an email address, choose a username, and pick a secure, strong password.

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

68% 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

Verification of your account


In order to buy a Stock, you will need to provide your phone number, name, country and date of birth as well as 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 Utility bill(water, electricity, gas, internet, phone), Payroll statement -or- Official salary document from employer, Residence certificate or Tax document.


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

Step 3

Go ahead buying a Stock by depositing USD or EUR


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

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

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

With your account you’ll also have access to support, charting tools and leveraged trading.

Congrats! You've 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. 68% 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.

Cryptoasset investing is unregulated in some EU countries and the UK. No consumer protection. Your capital is at risk.

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.