Link to the broker that we use in the example: http://bit.ly/2kMzay9
Buying shares of stock is actually much simpler than most people realize. Choosing the stock to buy and knowing when to make the purchase is the hard part.
This video will help you purchase shares of any publicly traded company you want. If you know the company you want to buy then you can own shares of their stock within 10 minutes.
Details included in this movie are a breakdown of what a broker is and how to use your broker to purchase stock. It will also explain the difference between a market order and a limit order as well as the different timeframes that can apply when you purchase stock.
This video uses TD Ameritrade to teach how to purchase stocks, but just about any broker will do it pretty much the same.