Knowledge is a wise investment

We’ve always believed that the more you know, the better off you are. By combining easy-to-understand information with actionable insights, E*TRADE helps make the market seem less daunting—and more approachable.

Get up to $600, plus 60 days of commission-free stocks and options trades when you open an account with $10k or more.How it works.

 

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Learn early, learn often

At E*TRADE, class is always in session. With videos, articles, and live education sessions, you'll be ready to start your journey in no time.

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Getting Started

We all have to start somewhere. Let us help get you on the right track as you start your investing journey.

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Stocks

Buying stocks is one of the most fundamental investing activities. Learn the nuts and bolts of analyzing, selecting, and trading stocks.

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Options & Futures

Interested in expanding your trading know-how? Learn the basics of options and futures, how they may fit into a portfolio, and strategies for trading them.

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Retirement & Planning

When it comes to your finances, you need a plan. Learn about building and maintaining a secure retirement, college savings, taxes, and more.

Need ideas? Consider yourself inspired.

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Market activity

Learn how to spot growth potential in all market conditions.

Investing trends

Get actionable investing ideas based on what's happening in the markets and economy right now.

Investing fundamentals

Learn the time-tested principles that form a rock-solid investing philosophy.


What you need to stay up to speed
 

Find out what's driving the markets with features like breaking news, free analyst research, original market commentary, and more.