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Does E*TRADE provide a demo account?

If you're just getting started in the trading game, using a demo or virtual account is pretty much mandatory before putting any real money on the line. We put E*TRADE under our microscope and examined whether they give you the opportunity to practice and get comfortable through a legit demo platform.

Bad news, demo accounts are not available at E*TRADE.

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Adam Nasli
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I bring extensive financial expertise as one of BrokerChooser's earliest team members. Personally, I tested nearly all 100+ brokers on our site, opening real-money accounts, executing trades, assessing customer services, and providing firsthand assessment. My professional background includes roles in the banking sector and a degree from Central European University, where I teach finance. My passions lies in in-depth research of the financial industry, building trading algorithms, and managing long-term investments.
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