The major American stocks on the stock market

To invest in the American market, discover the list of the main shares quoted in the USA. Before buying or selling US stocks, it is advisable to find out about the stock and analyse its price.

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Analysis of American stocks before buying or selling

Analysis before buying or selling Google shares
Analysis before buying or selling Facebook shares
Analysis before buying or selling Yahoo shares
Analysis before buying or selling Apple shares
Analysis before buying or selling Intel shares
Analysis before buying or selling Microsoft shares
Analysis before buying or selling Amazon shares
Analysis before buying or selling Tesla Motors shares
Analysis before buying or selling Caterpillar shares
Analysis before buying or selling Glencore shares
Analysis before buying or selling Nvidia shares
Analysis before buying or selling Twitter shares
Analysis before buying or selling IBM shares
Analysis before buying or selling GoPro shares
Analysis before buying or selling Coca-Cola shares
Analysis before buying or selling McDonald's shares
Analysis before buying or selling Netflix shares
Analysis before buying or selling Alphabet shares
Analysis before buying or selling Snapchat shares
Analysis before buying or selling AMD shares
Analysis before buying or selling Ford shares
Analysis before buying or selling Nike shares
Analysis before buying or selling Paypal shares
Analysis before buying or selling Visa shares
Analysis before buying or selling Cisco shares
Analysis before buying or selling Qualcomm shares
Analysis before buying or selling Pfizer shares
Analysis before buying or selling Accenture shares
Analysis before buying or selling Boeing shares
Analysis before buying or selling Sage shares
Analysis before buying or selling Lyft shares
Analysis before buying or selling PepsiCo shares
Analysis before buying or selling Adobe shares
Analysis before buying or selling 3M shares
Analysis before buying or selling Oracle shares
Analysis before buying or selling Uber shares
Analysis before buying or selling Canopy Growth shares
Analysis before buying or selling ExxonMobil shares
Analysis before buying or selling Starbucks shares
Analysis before buying or selling Honeywell shares
Analysis before buying or selling Chevron shares
Analysis before buying or selling Beyond Meat shares
Analysis before buying or selling Moderna shares
Analysis before buying or selling Gilead Sciences shares
Analysis before buying or selling Aurora Cannabis shares
Analysis before buying or selling Roku shares
Analysis before buying or selling Johnson & Johnson shares
Analysis before buying or selling Mastercard shares
Analysis before buying or selling Walt Disney shares
Analysis before buying or selling JP morgan shares
Analysis before buying or selling Spotify shares
Analysis before buying or selling General Electric shares
Analysis before buying or selling Twilio shares
Analysis before buying or selling American Airlines shares
Analysis before buying or selling Virgin Galactic shares
Analysis before buying or selling Bank of America shares
Analysis before buying or selling Verizon shares
Analysis before buying or selling Delta Air Lines shares
Analysis before buying or selling Berkshire Hathaway  shares
Analysis before buying or selling Kraft Heinz shares
Analysis before buying or selling Zoom shares
Analysis before buying or selling Carnival shares
Analysis before buying or selling Goldman Sachs shares
Analysis before buying or selling Slack shares
Analysis before buying or selling Walmart shares
Analysis before buying or selling Salesforce shares
Analysis before buying or selling Splunk shares
Analysis before buying or selling Vertex Pharmaceuticals shares
Analysis before buying or selling Pinterest shares
Analysis before buying or selling Fedex shares
Analysis before buying or selling SunPower shares
Analysis before buying or selling Activision Blizzard shares
Analysis before buying or selling Biogen shares
Analysis before buying or selling Xerox shares
Analysis before buying or selling Procter & Gamble shares
Analysis before buying or selling EA (Electronic Arts) shares
Analysis before buying or selling Eli Lilly shares
Analysis before buying or selling Coty shares
Analysis before buying or selling Kone shares
Analysis before buying or selling Lockheed Martin shares
Analysis before buying or selling BlackRock shares
Analysis before buying or selling Medtronic shares
Analysis before buying or selling Ebay shares
Analysis before buying or selling Abbott shares
Analysis before buying or selling CGI shares
Analysis before buying or selling BlackBerry shares
Analysis before buying or selling Herbalife shares
Analysis before buying or selling Becton-Dickinson shares
Analysis before buying or selling General Motors shares
Analysis before buying or selling Albemarle shares
Analysis before buying or selling GameStop (GME) shares
Analysis before buying or selling HP Inc shares
Analysis before buying or selling Novavax shares
Analysis before buying or selling Wells Fargo shares
Analysis before buying or selling Lemonade shares
Analysis before buying or selling Expedia shares
Analysis before buying or selling Macy's shares
Analysis before buying or selling Hertz shares
Analysis before buying or selling Nikola Corporation shares
Analysis before buying or selling Volvo shares
Analysis before buying or selling Airbnb shares
Analysis before buying or selling Abbvie shares
Analysis before buying or selling DocuSign shares
Analysis before buying or selling Apache shares
Analysis before buying or selling AT&T shares
Analysis before buying or selling American Express shares
Analysis before buying or selling Booking shares
Analysis before buying or selling UPS shares
Analysis before buying or selling Vaxart  shares
Analysis before buying or selling Marriott shares
Analysis before buying or selling Plug Power shares
Analysis before buying or selling Snowflake shares
Analysis before buying or selling Fastly Inc shares
Analysis before buying or selling Inovio Pharmaceuticals shares
Analysis before buying or selling Palantir Technologies shares
Analysis before buying or selling Square shares
Analysis before buying or selling Nutanix shares
Analysis before buying or selling Micron Technology shares
Analysis before buying or selling Yamana Gold shares
Analysis before buying or selling Occidental Petroleum shares
Analysis before buying or selling SolarEdge shares
Analysis before buying or selling Fortinet shares
Analysis before buying or selling Coinbase shares
Analysis before buying or selling Etsy shares
Analysis before buying or selling AMC shares
Analysis before buying or selling Fisker shares
Analysis before buying or selling Doordash shares
Analysis before buying or selling Stoneco shares
Analysis before buying or selling The Trade Desk shares
Analysis before buying or selling First Solar shares
Analysis before buying or selling Canadian Solar shares
Analysis before buying or selling Sundial Growers shares
Analysis before buying or selling Equinix shares
Analysis before buying or selling Dropbox shares
Analysis before buying or selling Teladoc shares
Analysis before buying or selling Gevo shares
Analysis before buying or selling Western Digital shares
Analysis before buying or selling Vir Biotechnology shares
Analysis before buying or selling Royal Caribbean shares
Analysis before buying or selling United Airlines shares
Analysis before buying or selling Amgen shares
Analysis before buying or selling GoodYear shares
Analysis before buying or selling Ralph Lauren shares
Analysis before buying or selling Atari shares
Analysis before buying or selling Colgate-Palmolive shares
Analysis before buying or selling TripAdvisor shares
Analysis before buying or selling Under Armour shares
Analysis before buying or selling Ansys shares
Analysis before buying or selling Foot Locker shares
Analysis before buying or selling Transenterix shares
Analysis before buying or selling Jaguar Health shares
Analysis before buying or selling Groupon shares
Analysis before buying or selling Riot Blockchain shares
Analysis before buying or selling Microchip shares
Analysis before buying or selling XPO Logistics shares
Analysis before buying or selling Roblox shares
Analysis before buying or selling Tupperware shares
Analysis before buying or selling Fuelcell Energy shares
Analysis before buying or selling Lucid Motors shares
Analysis before buying or selling Alteryx shares
Analysis before buying or selling Crispr Therapeutics shares
Analysis before buying or selling Home Depot shares
Analysis before buying or selling ResMed shares
Analysis before buying or selling BioNano Genomics shares
Analysis before buying or selling Boston Scientific shares
Analysis before buying or selling Rivian shares
Analysis before buying or selling Editas Medicine shares
Analysis before buying or selling Zynerba shares
Analysis before buying or selling VMware shares
Analysis before buying or selling Crowdstrike shares
Analysis before buying or selling 3D Systems shares
Analysis before buying or selling Robinhood shares
Analysis before buying or selling Discovery shares
Analysis before buying or selling Corsair shares
Analysis before buying or selling Autodesk shares
Analysis before buying or selling Take Two shares
Analysis before buying or selling Otis shares
Analysis before buying or selling Broadcom shares
Analysis before buying or selling Manpower shares
Analysis before buying or selling Eaton shares

In which markets can you buy or sell American stocks?

Before you start buying or selling the largest US stocks, it is important to be familiar with the stock markets on which they are listed. This is what we propose here with a reminder of the different American stock markets.

The United States has a very large number of stock markets, but we will only focus here on those on which the major shares of this country are listed. These are the two largest markets in the United States, namely the NYSE for New York Stock Exchange, on which the shares of the country's largest companies are listed, including the famous Coca-Cola and Boeing shares, and the NASDAQ market for the National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotation System, which reflects the country's largest technological stocks such as Microsoft, Intel, Google and Cisco shares. The NASDAQ is a somewhat specific market since it often includes relatively recent but very fast growing technology stocks. However, there are also actions from companies in very different sectors. Indeed, what attracts companies to this stock market is that the rules imposed on financial information are much less restrictive here than in other financial markets.

Whether it is the NYSE market, the NASDAQ market or any other American market, the opening hours of these exchanges are the same. Thus, American stocks are listed every day between 3:30 pm and 10 pm in French time. However, and thanks to systems such as the Electronic Communication Network, which replaces the traditional market, these schedules are extended. We can therefore summarize by saying that you can buy or sell these shares whenever you want, but that it is during these hours that American securities will show the greatest volatility.

Finally, it should be noted that the American stock markets are controlled by an official body called the SEC (Securities Exchange Commission), which is the American equivalent of the French AMF.  You can therefore contact this organization if you have a problem with a broker or in one of the American markets mentioned above.

 

Stock market indices on which to find the major American stocks:

If you're not sure which U.S. stock to look for, consider stocks whose companies are part of a major U.S. stock index. These stocks have better liquidity than other companies and allow for more analysis based on the wealth of information you can find online about these companies. Analysts are also very interested in these stocks and are therefore frequently called upon to provide market signals and analysis regarding the development of their share price.

The focus here will be on benchmark stock market indices such as the Dow Jones Industrial Average, which is the index linked to the NYSE market and also known as Dow Jones. There are 30 companies that are among the largest in the United States. However, some securities listed on the NASDAQ are also listed on it, such as Microsoft shares or Intel shares. The Dow Jones Index was created in 1896 and originally had only 12 stocks, then 20 in 1916 and 30 in 1928. It is therefore one of the oldest stock market indices in the world and still remains one of the most popular in the eyes of investors, as are its component stocks.

It should be noted that the Dow Jones index can also be found in different forms with, for example, the Dow Jones Transportation Average which, as its name suggests, reflects values specifically from the transport sector or the Dow Jones Utilities Average which reflects values from the energy sector.

Another benchmark stock index on which you can find the major American stocks is the NASDAQ. As its name suggests, it reflects the largest securities listed on the market of the same name, the NASDAQ. But this index is not only

 

How to buy and sell major US stocks?

Investing in US stocks is not as easy as investing in European stocks.

So if you want to build up a portfolio of US stocks on the stock market, it is best to opt for an ordinary securities account or CTO. This type of account will give you access to all the world's geographic zones, including Europe, the United States, Latin America and Asia. In the context of a classic stock market investment, this is the account you should favour.

It is also possible to invest in the US equity market by investing in mutual funds, which are professionally managed funds with a basket of securities. Some of these funds may contain only US stocks and others a mix of international stocks. The risk varies from one fund to another but this type of investment product allows for a more diversified investment.

Finally, another solution for investing in the price of US stocks is to buy or sell them with derivatives. Among the most popular of these products are CFDs or contracts for difference. These can be used online and involve trading on the rise or fall of a US share price. The gain or loss for the trader is represented by the difference in price between the buy and sell price. Of course, these instruments do not require you to physically hold the shares.