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US stocks

Spread bet and trade CFDs on over 4,800 US stocks with an award-winning broker and platform*.

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Why trade on US stocks?

US stocks represent some of the largest market cap companies in the world, given that it is the world's largest economy.

Many of its blue-chip stocks were founded more than 100 years ago and act as a benchmark for their respective industries.

The US stock market also offers an extensive range of small-cap companies and penny stocks that are popular with traders everywhere.

Live US stock market

Get exposure to the underlying price movements of US stocks via spread betting and CFDs, with spreads starting from as low as 0.10 points.

US stocks by category

Please remember that pricing is indicative and past performance is not indicative of future results.

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What are the costs of trading on US stocks?

See our spreads, holding costs and margin rates for major US stocks below. We offer competitive pricing and transparency across all of our products. If you are trading CFDs, you may also be subject to commission fees​.

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Trading US stocks in the UK

Learn how to trade on the price movements of US stocks on our Next Generation trading platform. Follow these steps to get started.

1

Open a live trading account

Open a live trading account to access 4,800+ US-based shares in our Product Library. Choose your product between spread betting or contracts for differences (CFDs).

2

Research the US stock market

Find the right share to trade on using our fundamental analysis resources, such as a Reuters news feed and Morningstar equity research reports.

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Pick your strategy and apply risk-management controls

Determine your entry and exit points based on your trading strategy. You can go long and 'buy' if you think the instrument price will rise, or you can go short and 'sell' if you think the price will fall. Make use of our risk-management tools such as stop-loss orders and take-profit orders.

Common themes within the US stock market

US tech stocks

Trade on the five 'Big Tech' companies: Amazon, Alphabet, Facebook, Apple and Microsoft.

US oil stocks

Companies like ExxonMobil, Chevron and ConocoPhillips are known as 'oil supermajors' around the world.

US banking stocks

New York is a global financial centre and home to major US bank headquarters: Citibank, JPMorgan Chase and Goldman Sachs.

US renewable energy stocks

Companies such as Tesla, First Solar and NextEra Energy are making waves in the renewable energy industry.

Choose your account type

Our derivative products allow you to speculate on the price movements of US shares without taking ownership. We explain in further detail the specifications of each trading method.

Spread betting

Spread betting offers traders a tax-free method in the UK and Ireland**, and it is also exempt from share commission fees.


CFD trading

When trading CFDs, you may be subject to capital gains tax but you won't have to pay stamp duty fees, and the product is available for clients worldwide.

What time does the US stock market open?

The majority of tradable US stocks are listed on the New York and Nasdaq stock exchanges, which are the two largest in the world by market capitalisation.

Stock exchange Local trading time UK trading time
New York Stock Exchange 09:30-16:00 14:30-21:00
Nasdaq 09:30-16:00 14:30-21:00
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