1. Broker Summary: Scottrade Online Trading Platform: Overview
  2. Broker Summary: Scottrade Online Trading Platform: Account Types And Minimum Deposits
  3. Broker Summary: Scottrade Online Trading Platform: Services Offered
  4. Broker Summary: Scottrade Online Trading Platform: Commission And Fee Structure
  5. Broker Summary: Scottrade Online Trading Platform: Customer Support
  6. Broker Summary: Scottrade Online Trading Platform: Analysis And Trading Tools
  7. Broker Summary: Scottrade Online Trading Platform: Conclusion

Scottrade is an online brokerage firm that offers a full line of investment products, online trading services and market research tools. The company gives self-directed investors and traders the ability to research market opportunities and invest on their own. More than 500 branch offices throughout the United States provide in-person support and small-group educational seminars. SEE: Broker Summary: TD Ameritrade Thinkorswim

Investment products offered by Scottrade include:

  • Bonds
  • Certificates of Deposit (CDs)
  • Education Savings Accounts (ESAs)
  • Exchange-Traded Funds (ETFs)
  • International Investing
  • Listed and OTC Stocks
  • Mutual Funds
  • Options
  • Traditional, Roth, SEP and SIMPLE IRAs
  • Treasuries
Before opening an account, it is helpful to learn about the various products and services offered by a potential broker, including account types, minimum deposits, commissions and analysis tools. This allows investors and traders to find brokers that best suit their needs. (For related reading, see Evaluating Your Stock Broker.)


Broker Summary: Scottrade Online Trading Platform: Account Types And Minimum Deposits
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