Explanation of Stocks and Funds

In total, M1 offers 6,000+ exchange-listed securities. We offer most NYSE, NASDAQ, and BATs traded stocks and ETFs. In order to guarantee the best execution for our users, we have implemented volume and price thresholds that restrict certain types of securities to be offered.



A stock is a share in the ownership of a company and represents a claim to the company's earnings and assets. Your return on investment depends on the success or failure of that company.

To learn more, please visit FINRA's website on stock basics.



An ETF, or exchange-traded fund, is a security that tracks an index, a commodity, a set of bonds, or a basket of assets. ETFs blend together aspects of mutual funds and conventional stocks. Like mutual funds, ETFs are pooled investment funds that offer investors an interest in professionally managed and diversified portfolios of investments. But unlike mutual funds, ETF shares trade like stocks on stock exchanges and can be bought or sold throughout the trading day at fluctuating prices.

To learn more, please visit FINRA's website on exchange-traded funds.


Mutual Funds and Options:

Mutual funds and Options trading are not supported on the M1 Platform.  All securities available to be included in your portfolio must be listed on either the New York Stock Exchange or NASDAQ.


If you have any questions regarding which stocks or ETFs are available, please contact support.

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