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Charles Schwab vs Fidelity Investments Review

Review conducted by and last updated on 2/19/2014

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    Under $25k
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  • Charles Schwab Charles Schwab Read Full Review Trade Now
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    $8.95
    N/A
    $76.00
    $8.95
    $0.75
    $8.95
    $8.95
    $25.00
    $1,000.00
     
     
     
     
     
    8.50%
    8.00%
    7.00%
    6.88%
    6.75%
    6.75%
    0.00%
  • Fidelity Investments Fidelity Investments Read Full Review Trade Now
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
    $7.95
    N/A
    $49.95
    $7.95
    $0.75
    $7.95
    $7.95
    $32.95
    $2,500.00
     
     
     
     
     
    8.08%
    7.58%
    7.08%
    6.58%
    6.58%
    3.75%
    0.00%

Fidelity vs Charles Schwab

StockBrokers.com 2014 review compares Charles Schwab vs Fidelity . Compare Charles Schwab and Fidelity trade commissions, fees and overall broker ratings by using the chart above. Is Charles Schwab or Fidelity a better online broker? The StockBrokers.com staff breaks down all the key broker features, rates, and commissions charged to clients to determine the best broker.

Fidelity Investments ($7.95) has a slight per trade stock price advantage over Charles Schwab ($8.95). This marginal difference of $1.00 should be taken into consideration by very high volume traders.

The "Overall" ratings for Charles Schwab and Fidelity Investments are equally matched at 5 stars.

Both Charles Schwab and Fidelity Investments have an iPhone App for mobile trading. An iPad app for mobile trading on the popular tablet is available for Charles Schwab and Fidelity Investments to download on iTunes.