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What Shares can I Trade?

Read more about what shares trading is, how to trade shares and discover a range of tips and strategies.

It would be impossible to list every stock or equity that can be traded. ETX offers thousands of shares to trade on. Here are some of the most popular shares to trade.


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The 30 Dow (Wall Street) components are the most traded US shares, alongside some newer tech giants that are yet to break into the benchmark index.

Some of the most popular US stocks to trade on include:

American Express Intel Corp UnitedHealth Corp
Apple Johnson & Johnson United Technologies Corp
Boeing Co Coca-Cola Co Verizon Communications Inc
Caterpillar Inc JPMorgan Chase & Co Visa Inc
Cisco Systems Inc McDonalds Corp Wal Mart Stores Inc
Chevron Corp 3M Co Walt Disney Co
E I due Pont de Nemours and Co Merck & Co Inc Alphabet (Google)
Exxon Mobil Corp Microsoft Corp Facebook
General Electric Co Nike Inc Amazon
Goldman Sachs Group Inc Pfizer Inc Netflix
Home Depot Inc Procter & Gamble Co Micron Technology Inc
International Business Machines Corp Travelers Companies Inc Twitter

Plus hundreds more listed on the S&P 500 as well as a number of small to mid-caps listed on the Russell 2000 and technology companies listed on the Nasdaq (US Tech 100).



Some of the most popular UK stocks to trade on include:

Lloyds Banking Group Taylor Wimpey Old Mutual
Vodafone Group ITV National Grid
Glencore BT Group Royal Dutch Shell (B shares)
Barclays Legal & General Group Prudential
HSBC Holdings Royal Bank of Scotland Group Aviva
Centrica Tesco Rolls Royce Holdings
BP IAG Morrison (Wm) Supermarkets



Some of the most traded German shares include these DAX components:

Adidas Bayer Daimler E.ON
Allianz BMW Deutsche Bank Infineon Technologies
BASF Commerzbank Deutsche Post Deutsche Lufthansa
Adidas Bayer
Allianz BMW
BASF Commerzbank
Daimler E.ON
Deutsche Bank Infineon Technologies
Deutsche Post Deutsche Lufthansa

Other Equity Markets

Other equity markets

In addition to US, German and UK stocks, you can trade on shares from around the world. ETX offers shares trading on stocks listed in France, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Spain, Italy, Czech Republic, Poland, Hungary, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland, South Africa, Australia, Portugal, Austria, Greece, Belgium, Singapore and Ireland.



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81% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading spread bets and 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.