Why do some US stocks not show on UK Spreadbetting brokers?

Wolf of Wapping

Newbie
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I have been using some stock scanners and found some interesting US equities but I cannot find them with any UK brokers they are smaller caps not blue chip like Apple or Amazon...how do Brokers determine which stocks they offer?

Thanks brothers, you are the SAS of Stocks & the Marines of Margin
 

tomorton

Legendary member
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Why would a SB firm not offer Apple and Amazon if they want to be seen as credible? I suggest changing your account to a better firm.
 

NVP

Legendary member
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i'm not big on stocks so leave that to others to respond......

just wanted to celebrate your name bro

Wolf of Wapping is excellent !

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awe

Active member
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Because there isn’t as much demand for them, they’re comparatively thinly traded so there can be high volatility which is probably why you want to trade them. I wouldn’t trust a spread betting bucket shop if they offered them, the spread would be wide and you would probably find favourable trades hard to close.

Use a real broker like interactive brokers and just pay the tax on your winnings.
 

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