E*Trade charges $9.99 for stock trades, with an additional $45 charge for broker-assisted trades. Active traders (150 or more trades per quarter) are charged a lower rate ($7.99).
|Figure 1: Summary of fees for popular E*Trade accounts.|
Options trades follow the same basic stock structure, with an additional $0.75 tacked on for each contract.
As with most brokers, E*Trade's rates vary with the size of the account – ranging from "base minus 0.25%" for the smallest accounts to "base plus 4.3%" for the largest.
International stock commissions vary with the exchange in question (C$19.99 for Canadian stocks, for instance), and additional fees and charges can apply, as well as fees.
While E*Trade offers a large number of no-fee funds, outside of that list carry a $19.99 transaction fee.
There are very few explicit fees tied to retirement accounts at E*Trade, though certain transactions (recharacterizations and excess contribution removals) do carry a $25 fee.
Like most brokers, E*Trade charges no separate commission for . There is a $1/bond charge for secondary market transactions ($10 minimum), and a $20 additional charge for broker assistance.
Futures contracts carry a base commission rate of $2.99 per contract plus additional fees that vary with the exchange in question.E*Trade Brokerage: Tools and Additional Features
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