A stock is a type of security, that allows an investor to own a part of a company with the right to vote on management issues and to receive profit based on the results of the corporate work. A stock CFD is the contract-for-difference of a specific stock that allows traders to speculate the direction of the stock price and open a position accordingly, long/buy position if they believe the price will rise, short/sell position if the speculation is that the price will fall.
It is also known as “shares“ or “equity“. Stock signifies proportionate ownership in the issuing corporation. They can be purchased via online or offline brokers.