Online Stock Broker Reviews
There are many kinds of online brokers, and each one appeals to a different kind of customer.
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Whether you have never bought a stock before, or if you have a strategy to trade options and futures; if you
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Below you will find comprehensive reviews, platform walkthroughs, and ratings on transparency and fees.
Charles Schwab is one of the world's largest brokerage firms. Some of their popular features include: commission-free ETFs and mutual funds, independent trading, 3rd party analysis and diverse products offerings. Schwab received a score of 4.6 out of 5 from Investopedia....read more
TD Ameritrade offers a large selection of investment products, extensive research tools, comprehensive educational offerings and a well-designed, intuitive platform. TDAmeritrade received a score of 4.6 out of 5 from Investopedia....read more
Fidelity Investments is notable for abundant fund choices, reasonable commissions, and unmatched research materials for everyone from novices to advanced traders. Fidelity received a score of 4.5 out of 5.0 from Investopedia....read more
E*TRADE is one of the most popular online discount brokerage firm headquartered in New York City. We'll introduce the platform's key features offering stock, bond, ETFs, options, mutual funds and other securities. E*TRADE received a score of 4.2 out of 5.0 from Investopedia....read more
Ally Invest (formerly TradeKing)
Ally’s online brokerage services provides powerful chart capabilities and low commissions on stocks, ETFs, Bonds, Mutual Funds, and more. Ally received a score of 4.1 out of 5.0 from Investopedia....read more
Merrill Edge is the self-directed online investing platform for Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Merrill Edge received a score of 4.1 out of 5.0 from Investopedia....read more
Barclays Platform Walkthrough
Barclays is a household name and a staple of the financial industry. In 2017, Barclays Stockbrokers turned into Barclays Smart Investor, it offers the same cutting-edge service and low fees while providing you the full support of a multinational bank....read more
Folio Investing Platform Walkthrough
Folio Investing takes away the hassle of worrying about pricing and fees. It offers low flat fees, a monthly and/or year subscription and is a well-known name in customizing portfolio strategies. With its window-trading and tax management tools, Folio Investing an ideal brokerage for the long-term investor....read more
Interactive Brokers Platform Walkthrough
Interactive Brokers is an international brokerage offering sophisticated traders the power to harness the latest in trading software and execution technology. Interactive Brokers is home to those favoring a powerful and customizable platform....read more
Just2Trade Platform Walkthrough
Just2trade offers one of the industry's most competitive commission rates with stock trades at $2.50. The platform caters to active traders especially those early into their investing career. In this review, we'll walk through Just2trade's web trading platform....read more
Motif Platform Walkthrough
Motif is a unique investing platform allowing investors to select pre-built or custom made mini portfolios that follows a specific theme. Motif also serves as a traditional online brokerage letting its clients trade stocks and listed ETFs....read more
Nadex Platform Walkthrough
North American Derivatives Exchange(TM) (Nadex) is a US-based exchange for binary options and spreads; offering its clients a number of ways to participate in short-term trading opportunities....read more
Robinhood Platform Walkthrough
Robinhood is a Palo Alto, CA based financial services company offering a sleek and straightforward brokerage mobile app that allows users to trade stocks and ETFs for a $0 fee....read more
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