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TRADE

Your seat at the markets

Trade the way you want—with easy-to-use tools, guidance, and precision access to the markets. Here’s how E*TRADE puts you in control.




Trade the way you want, from nearly anywhere

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E*TRADE.com

Buy, sell, track the market, research, and follow your investments from your browser.

E*TRADE Pro2

Built for active traders, our pro-grade platform offers more detailed data, advanced trading tools, idea generation, and more.

E*TRADE Mobile

Buy and sell, research investments, follow the market and get portfolio alerts on your phone or tablet.

Go from great ideas to great investments

Our tools, info, and insights help you be more efficient, every step of the trade.

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Step 1

Find a great idea

Search for a new strategy, or find an investment to fit an existing strategy

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Step 2

Test it out

Use our data and analysis tools to fine-tune your idea and see how it might work in the real world

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Step 3

Execute

Our trading tools let you place your order any time, from nearly anywhere3

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Step 4

Keep it on your radar

Track all of your investments with user-friendly charts, mobile alerts, and more

Get real help from real humans

Call anytime: 1-800-387-2331
Or live chat with a representative4

Choose the right account for your trading style

Brokerage Account

Invest in what you want, whenever you want
 

Take on the market with our full suite of investment products, along with E*TRADE's innovative tools, people, and experience.

E*TRADE Pro10

Take control with our most powerful tools
 

Designed for active traders, this account offers access to our professional-grade market data, idea-generating tools and more.

Futures Trading Account

Built and priced specifically for futures traders
 

Get access to every major futures exchange, with tools, professional assistance, and pricing that’s tailored to futures trading.

Opening an account is easy

Signing up takes about 5 to 10 minutes. And we have four simple ways to fund your account.

Trade safely

We use the most advanced technology and dedicated fraud protection teams to safeguard your money and your privacy.

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Get up (and stay up) to speed

From basic concepts to the latest analysis, we have the info you need to for all your trading.11

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