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Compare Each Stock Broker

Find The Best Online Stock Broker For Your Trading Or Investing Needs

Compare each online stock broker by commissions, fees, account minimums and other special features using the tables below.

Step 1.

Read over the “top brokers section” Will has used all of these brokers, the brokers I have reviewed are designed for your situation at the best quality possible, weather you’re an active trader, longterm investor, short seller or are starting with a small account it’s all covered in the top brokers section.

Step 2.

If you need more information on the broker you’ve selected read over the following sections, overview, fees, and general info.

Step 3.

Head over to the promotions to see if the broker you chose is offering any special offers.

Online BrokerCostsAccount Minimum
ETRADEStocks & ETFs
$9.99/trade online

Options
$9.99 + $0.75/contract
$500
Interactive BrokersStocks & ETFs
$0.005/share traded
($1 minimum)

Options $0.70/contract
($1 minimum)
$10,0000
SureTraderStocks & ETFs
$4.95/ trade online
Up to 1000 or 10,0000
If requested by
email or live help.

Options
$4.95 + $1/contract
$500
TD AmeritradeStocks & ETFs
$9.99/trade online

Options
$9.99 + $0.75/contract
$0
Charles SchwabStocks & ETFs
$8.95/trade online

Options
$8.95 + $0.75/contract
$1,000
Options HouseStocks & ETFs
$4.95/stock trade

Options
$0.50 per contract
+ $4.95 base
$0
SpeedTraderStocks & ETFs
$4.49/trade online

Options
$$4.49 + $0.40/contract
$15,000
Online BrokerWebsitePhone #Browser or
Software Based
Live ChatMobile Trading
ETRADEhttps://us.etrade.com/home
800-387-2331BothYesiPhone, iPad, Android, Windows
Interactive Brokershttp://www.interactivebrokers.com877-442-2757BothYesiPhone, iPad, Android, Windows
SureTraderhttp://www.suretrader.com+1-212-203-0169BothYesiPhone, iPad, Android, Windows
SpeedTraderhttp://www.speedtrader.com800-874-3039BothYesiPhone, iPad, Android, Windows
TD Ameritradehttp://www.tdameritrade.com800-454-9272BothYesiPhone, iPad, Android, Windows
Charles Schwabhttp://www.schwab.com/886-855-9102BothYesiPhone, iPad, Android, Windows
Options Househttp://www.optionshouse.com877-598-3190BothYesNone
Online BrokerCommission:
Trade Fee
Platform fee or
Inactivity Fee
Outgoing FundsCommission:
Options
ETRADE$9.99 or $7.99 if you make 150+ trades per quarter.Etrade Pro Free, if you Make 30 trades per quarter otherwise $99 per month.ACAT Outgoing $25 for partial transfer, $50 for full transfers. Wire $25, ACH Free.$9.99 plus $0.75 per contract.
Interactive Brokers$1 per 200 shares or 0.5% of trade value.
(whichever is cheaper).
$10/month inactivity fee.Wire $10 Checks $4 ACH $1$0.70 per contract.
SureTrader$4.95$4.95
$50 Quarterly inactivity fee if you make less than 15 trades.
SureTrader Pro $49 /mon platform fee.
$40$4.95 $1 per contract.
TD Ameritrade$9.99NoneACAT Outgoing $75, ACH Free$9.99 plus $0.75 per contract.
Charles Schwab$8.95NoneACH Free$8.95 plus $0.75 per contract.
Options House$4.95$50 PlatformNo fee ACH, Check, Wire and Internal Cash transfer.$4.95 plus $0.50 per contract.
SpeedTrader$4.49 accounts above 25K $6.99 Accounts between 15K-25K$49 /monthACAT Outgoing $75, Wire $25$0.40 per contract.
Online BrokerCommission:
Trade Fee
Platform fee or
Inactivity Fee
Outgoing FundsCommission:
Options
ETRADE$9.99 or $7.99 if you make 150+ trades per quarter.Etrade Pro Free, if you Make 30 trades per quarter otherwise $99 per month.ACAT Outgoing $25 for partial transfer, $50 for full transfers. Wire $25, ACH Free.$9.99 plus $0.75 per contract.
Interactive Brokers$1 per 200 shares or 0.5% of trade value.
(whichever is cheaper).
$10/month inactivity fee.Wire $10 Checks $4 ACH $1$0.70 per contract.
SureTrader$4.95$4.95
$50 Quarterly inactivity fee if you make less than 15 trades.
SureTrader Pro $49 /mon platform fee.
$40$4.95 $1 per contract.
TD Ameritrade$9.99NoneACAT Outgoing $75, ACH Free$9.99 plus $0.75 per contract.
Charles Schwab$8.95NoneACH Free$8.95 plus $0.75 per contract.
Options House$4.95$50 PlatformNo fee ACH, Check, Wire and Internal Cash transfer.$4.95 plus $0.50 per contract.
SpeedTrader$4.49 accounts above 25K $6.99 Accounts between 15K-25K$49 /monthACAT Outgoing $75, Wire $25$0.40 per contract.

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