Published by Brandon Reinkensmeyer
Thursday, December 1st, 2016
StockBrokers.com 2016 review compares Charles Schwab vs Merrill Edge. Compare Charles Schwab and Merrill Edge trade commissions, fees and overall broker ratings by using the chart above. Is Charles Schwab or Merrill Edge 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.
There is a $2.00 difference in the per trade stock price for Charles Schwab and Merrill Edge. Merrill Edge's per trade stock price of $6.95 is a little less than Charles Schwab's per trade stock price of $8.95.
The "Overall" ratings for Charles Schwab and Merrill Edge are equally matched at 5 stars.
Both Charles Schwab and Merrill Edge have an iPhone App for mobile trading. An iPad app for mobile trading on the popular tablet is available for Charles Schwab and Merrill Edge to download on iTunes.
All pricing data was obtained from a published web site as of 2/16/2016 and is believed to be accurate, but is not guaranteed. The StockBrokers.com staff is constantly working with its online broker representatives to obtain the latest pricing data. If you believe any data listed above is inaccurate, please contact us using the link at the bottom of this page. For stock trade rates, advertised pricing is for a standard order size of 500 shares of stock priced at $30 per share. For options orders, an options regulatory fee per contract may apply.