eToro Broker Community

Below is etoro broker community questions, The risk score shows the risk the investor is taking, and is calculated using a special formula we have developed right here in eToro.

The score is calculated for each user from 1 to 10, where 1 is the lowest possible risk, and 10 is the highest possible risk.

How many followers do I have?

You can see all your followers by going to your profile and viewing the “followers” tab. You can also view a list of all traders you are currently following.

How are Popular Investors paid?

Popular Investors are paid once per month via their trading account.

The funds are then withdrawn to their preferred means of payment (for example: Bank account, PayPal, eToro Debit Card or many other options), unless they wish to keep the funds in their account.

The payment is based according to their Popular Investor level, which is determined by the number of average daily verified copiers that they have, their own average account equity and their AUM (Assets Under Management – the total amount of eligible copiers funds copying them, including the P&L of open positions).

How do I “follow” someone?

When spotting an interesting trader or a market you would like to keep track of, you can add them to your watchlist.

This can be done simply by clicking on the  or  sign and selecting ‘Add to Watchlist.’

Following helps you keep track of these traders better.

Once you start following other traders, their activity will start appearing in your feed.

Not to be confused with Copy trader…

What is eToro’s Popular Investor program?

eToro is the world’s leading marketplace for the next generation of traders and investors. You can earn directly from online trading by leading 5 million social traders worldwide and getting paid as a new generation of fund manager when they copy your investments. Popular Investors may earn fixed payments and up to 2% of their annual assets under management (AUM). These payments are in addition to any profits made from their own trading. Our most successful Popular Investors also enjoy a 100% spread rebate on all their trades. Please note the requirements to join the program: 1. Your account must be verified (can be completed by clicking here) 2. You must have at least 1 copier at the time of application 3. Deposit at least $1,00 in the account 4. You must share your:   – Real name   – Real photo   – Basic background information in your eToro profile5. Apply to the program by clicking the ‘Apply now’ button in the following link:

What is “commenting” on a trade?

When you comment on a trade action, you’re basically striking a discussion about this particular action. Anyone can join in, from the copied trader, to other users.

To comment on a user’s activity, click on the comment link under the specific trade action and place your comment. Please be nice and comment constructively and read our Community Guidelines.

How does eToro choose the top ranked traders?

The rankings are based on total gain or winning ratio. We use several different filters and criteria to rank our top traders. Filters include, but are not limited to the following and may differ for different time periods selected:

  1. Minimum number of positions opened or closed for a time period
  2. Minimal winning ratio for a period
  3. Number of days/weeks which the investor was active (had at least one open position)
  4. Minimal average position duration
  5. Maximum ratio of high leveraged trades
  6. Maximum leverage amount placed in a single trade
  7. Minimal total investment for the period

We are continuously improving our ranking algorithms and therefore, our ranking criteria may change from time to time. If you want to keep up with our product updates please follow our OpenBook blog. If you believe you should have been ranked and don’t see your name on the list you are more than welcome to contact us.

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