Investing

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Written by Sacha PALACCI, Tarun, and David
Stocks (UK only)

What are dividends?

Everything about dividends.
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What is withholding tax?

The withholding tax is deducted from your dividend payout by the US government. Check out the details here.
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Stocks available

Check out the stocks that are available on Shares.
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How do you search for stocks?

Everything about searching for the stocks you want on Shares
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Does Shares charge any commission?

Check out our charges here. With no hidden fees, you will know exactly what you are paying before purchasing any stock.
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How to buy stocks?

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Market hours

The market hours are the hours when the NASDAQ & NYSE are open.
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How to sell stocks?

Check out the step-by-step procedure on selling stocks
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What is Pattern Day Trading?

Pattern Day Trading is a set of rules that are put in place by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) to protect investors.
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Where is my money stored?

Your funds are stored in an electronic money account which is secured under the necessary safety regulations, check out the details here.
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Can I actually own the shares, can you sell my shares without my permission?

Everything about ownership of your shares.
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What is outside market hours trading and how do I place an order?

Check everything about outside market hours feature here.
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Why is my order pending?

Check out the various reasons for why your order is showing as “pending”.
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Why can I not place an order?

Here's everything about why you may not be able to place an order with us.
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Why was my order executed at a different price than when placed?

We try to keep your orders as close to the prices you see in our app as possible, check out the reasons why it may be different.
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Corporate actions

Investors might get impacted by different kinds of Corporate Actions. Those bring changes to a company and can impact the stock's price.
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How can I find fundamental and price information about a stock?

Shares makes it easy for you to find information about a stock and its price history. Check out how to do it here.
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Cryptocurrencies (EEA only)

When can I withdraw money after selling crypto?

Cryptocurrencies don’t have a cash settlement period. Check out when you can withdraw here.
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What are the trading fees for crypto?

Everything about cryptocurrency trading fees on Shares.
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Which cryptocurrencies are supported on Shares?

On Shares you can buy and sell popular cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, Ethereum, and many others!
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Can I send crypto to other users on Shares?

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Can I send crypto in or out of my Shares account?

Currently, the Shares app allows you to buy and sell cryptocurrencies. Check out the details here.
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Do I own my crypto assets?

Don't worry - we've got you covered. Your cryptocurrencies are stored safely in custodial wallets.
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What are the tax rates when trading crypto?

CGT stands for capital gains tax, and it's important to know your rate before you trade cryptocurrencies.
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Can my crypto wallet be hacked?

It's important to follow our security recommendations and, at the same time, practice safe computing habits.
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Which countries are supported for crypto trading?

Crypto trading is available for the residents of many European countries, check out the details here.
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What’s the minimum amount of money I can invest in crypto?

Find out how little you need, to invest in cryptocurrencies.
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Can I use my cryptocurrency to buy other cryptos?

Check the possibility of cryptocurrency purchases with other cryptocurrencies.
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Can Shares tell me what coins to buy?

We’re not authorised to offer any financial or trading advice.
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Can I buy fractions of crypto on Shares?

Check out the details about purchasing fractions of cryptocurrencies on Shares.
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When can I buy/sell cryptocurrencies?

You can buy and sell cryptocurrencies 24/7 on Shares.
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How do I understand my crypto portfolio?

Stay up-to-date and check the value of your crypto portfolio on the go. Get a clear picture of how your portfolio is doing.
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Who can trade crypto?

Everything about who can trade cryptocurrencies on Shares.
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