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

Create a eToro account

Use the following link and create an account at eToro.

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

The infrastructure and webpage of eToro is fast and secure, so you're personal info 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 identity


In order to buy a Stock, you will need to provide your phone number, name, country and date of birth alongside with extra support documents which verify your identity.

Those supporting documents are a valid ID, like Driver license or Passport and sometimes also Proof of Residence Document like Insurance statement, Tax document or Residence certificate.


The reason for this strict verification is to stop identity fraud or theft.

Step 3

Commence purchasing a Stock by depositing fiat currencies, like EUR or USD


Funding your account with EUR or USD for trading can be done in a number of ways, which includes domestic wire transfers, SWIFT and SEPA or creditcard.

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

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

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

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. 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.