Trading Related

How are returns calculated for the shares?
On the tile, yearly returns are calculated based on the returns for the stock or ETF from 1 year ago. For example, if Google's share price was $700...
Mon, 2 Sep, 2019 at 4:09 PM
Do I get best execution?
Each order is subject to the best execution rules, which means that when being placed for execution they are routed to the exchange that gives you the best ...
Mon, 2 Sep, 2019 at 3:14 PM
Who owns the shares?
Assuming you have a Stake trading account, you do! Your investments are registered in your name and you are the beneficial owner. DriveWealth manages the bo...
Tue, 7 Nov, 2017 at 4:39 PM
Is the Data real time?
When the market is open, live data is available to all Stake registered users and is sourced from the BATS exchange courtesy of DriveWealth, our U.S. broker...
Mon, 2 Sep, 2019 at 4:11 PM
Am I trading CFDs?
Not at all! You are buying and selling US listed shares and you trade directly on the market. Fractional shares are traded at the market price and our US br...
Fri, 27 Sep, 2019 at 1:36 PM
What is "Funds to settle"?
As the US market has a settlement period of T+2 trading days, executed sell orders take 2 days to clear back into your trading account.  We provide you...
Wed, 17 Oct, 2018 at 12:39 PM
How quickly do my shares settle upon purchase?
If your order is executed, you will be notified immediately afterwards by email and in your transaction log.  Your holdings will update in your portfolio.  ...
Thu, 26 Sep, 2019 at 11:02 AM
Am I trading real shares?
Yes, these are all real shares for companies and funds listed on US stock exchanges. When you buy shares in these companies (at least 1 share) you are entit...
Tue, 7 Nov, 2017 at 4:39 PM
Can I trade with margin on Stake?
No, not at this stage.
Mon, 2 Sep, 2019 at 3:20 PM
Which US exchanges are the shares available to trade on Stake listed on?
The shares that you can trade through Stake are listed on the U.S. exchanges. DriveWealth, will execute orders into the following exchanges, where these sto...
Mon, 2 Sep, 2019 at 3:22 PM