Getting started trading

Delve into trading and learn new strategies to help you get to your next level. Whether you're just starting out or are a more advanced trader, Fidelity has different learning paths to help you get where you want to be. Webinar, video, or article, you choose how you want to learn.

New to trading? Start here.

Learning how to trade, and understanding the financial lingo that goes with it, is easier if you start with the basics. Check out 6 simple steps to place a trade and answers to frequently asked questions to get started.

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Creating a trading plan

Bringing discipline to your trading can go a long way. Learn how to get started with 5 steps to better trading, from getting started to preparing for your trade, placing it, and monitoring it.

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Finding trade ideas

Introducing yourself to strategies that can help you research ideas and explore new ones is important. Take your trading to a new level with Fidelity's robust screener tools, insights, and other resources.


Trading and order types

Understanding order types can help you expand your trading strategy. Gain greater control over when and how you trade with insights into market and limit orders, fractional shares, and more.


Setting an exit strategy

Knowing when and how you plan to sell a security should be built into your trading strategy. Explore exit strategies, including 4 common ways to build one, so you're prepared when it's time to sell.

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Live and on-demand learning events

Viewing a Fidelity webinar may be exactly how you like to learn. Take advantage of our range of webinars, from weekly beginner classes to coaching sessions, designed so you have choices.

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