Overview

The US stock market is the highest market capitalisation1 in the world. The US stock market mainly includes the New York Stock Exchange and NASDAQ.

As of March 2015, there are almost 5,000 companies listed on the New York Stock Exchange and NASDAQ with a total market capitalisation over US$26 trillion1. Unlike companies listed in certain markets that only publish semi-annual or annual results, listed companies in the US release company results quarterly adhering to high transparency standards, which allows investors to access relevant data and information easily and which makes the US stock market an ideal investment market.

Notes:
1 Source:World Federation of Exchanges, data as of 31 March 2015.

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Benefits

Professional trading platform

Supports different order types (market order, limit order etc) and offers real-time quotes and quick order entry functionality for greater efficiency

Note:

We do not offer US share to all US persons and Canadian (both residents and non-residents).

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Basic Information of US Stock Trading


Trading unit

The trading unit of US stock is one share. You can trade as few as one share in each transaction.

Settlement

The settlement day of US stock trading is 3 business days after the trade is executed (T+3).

Trading hours

US Eastern Time* 9:30am to 4:00pm
HK Time* 9:30pm to 4:00am of the following day (Summer Time**)
10:30pm to 5:00am of the following day (Winter Time**)

* Without lunch break
** The Summer Time in US begins at 2:00am (local time) on the second Sunday in March and reverts to Winter Time at 2:00am (local time) on the first Sunday in November. 

The above information is subject to change without notice.

Tax

In general, foreign investors (i.e. non-US citizens or residents) are not required to pay profit tax on US stock investment by filling a simple form. However, they are still subject to a US tax up to 30% on dividends received from US stocks1.

Remark:
1 Source: Department of Treasury, Internal Revenue Service.

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US Trader II

US Trader II is a US stock trading platform provided by Sun Hung Kai Investment Services Limited, which is a member of the Sun Hung Kai Financial group of companies. It provides investors a customised trading platform with excellent features.

Advanced online trading platform

It enhances your trading efficiency with a single spreadsheet interface offering real-time streaming quotes and quick order entry functionality.

Multiple order types

It supports many different order types, from basic limit orders to the most complex algorithm trading.


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US Trader II trading platform is easy to use with its simple interface. You can trade US stock efficiently by following 5 steps below only.

Step 1 & 2

1. Click “Order” button. | 2. Input the stock code at (a), then select the stock at (b).

Step 3 & 4

3. Click “Buy” or “Sell” at (a) and input quantity at (b), then select “Order Type” at (c). | 4. Click “Create + Transmit Order” to complete the transaction.

Step 5

5. Lastly, click “Transmit” to confirm the transaction.

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