Q. What happens to my shares if a stock splits?
If a stock you own splits, don’t worry! This is nothing to worry about. Imagine that you have a $100 bill. You want to break it down, so you get change in the form of two $50 bills. You haven’t lost any money,…
Q. How do I pick single stocks?
When choosing a single stock to invest in, there’s a couple things you should keep in mind. First off, all single stocks can be purchased by all users, regardless of their individual risk profile. If you want to purchase single stocks,…
Q. Can I sell my stocks at any time?
All of your investments, both ETFs and single stocks, can be sold on business days while the market is open. Please note that this means Monday through Friday, excluding weekends and US market holidays. If you initiate a sale when the market is closed,…
Q. Do I have voting rights?
Yes, you may have voting rights for some of the companies you invest in on Stash! You need to own at least one whole share of the stock though. Since we trade fractional shares for our customers, some of our users can hold less than one full share.…
Q. What does ETF stand for?
ETF stands for Exchange-Traded fund. Exchange-Traded means you can buy and sell ETFs on public stock exchanges like the Nasdaq or the New York Stock Exchange. In this context, a fund is a bundle of assets (usually stocks, bonds and/or cash).…
Q. Why is the price that I sold my stocks at different than the price I see in the app after the trade has settled?
Simply put, this is because we don’t immediately sell your investment when you initiate a sale. All sales are settled during our 4 daily trade windows, of which there are 2 in the morning and 2 in the afternoon. The price you see after the sale has settled is the price at the time of transaction.…
Q. Do I have to buy a whole stock or can I purchase a fractional share of a single stock?
Stash allows you to buy fractional amounts of shares so you can purchase any amount starting at $5. We suggest that you buy small amounts on a regular basis so you don’t time the market. Try Auto-Stash and keep buying your investments on a regular basis to get the lowest average price for your investments over time.…
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