M1 finance allows you to place individual orders to buy or sell stocks directly from specific slices of your portfolio. Confirm your order details.
Auto invest is the most frequently used option by m1 users.
How to buy stocks on m1 finance. Jenny if she has the funds available will purchase 100 of stock a during the next trade window. Select the desired slice of your pie. If the available cash for a user is less than his or her buy orders then m1 will prorate the requested buys.
Available cash includes cash sell orders and incoming deposits. Jenny places a 100 buy order for stock a. With auto invest on any time your cash balance meets or exceeds 25 m1 will automatically invest your cash balance into your portfolio.
To place an order. To select this option within the app turn auto invest on and set your minimum cash balance to 0.