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Charles Schwab vs Scottrade Review

Review conducted by and last updated on 09/08/2016

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    $8.95
    N/A
    $76.00
    $8.95
    $0.75
    $8.95
    $8.95
    $25.00
    $1,000.00
     
     
     
    214
    10413
    16928
    5975
    300
     
     
     
    8.50%
    8.00%
    7.00%
    6.88%
    6.75%
    6.75%
    6.25%
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    $7.00
    N/A
    $17.00
    $7.00
    $0.70
    $17.00
    $17.00
    $32.00
    $2,500.00
     
     
     
    0
    7251
    13968
    3500
    503
     
     
     
    7.75%
    7.25%
    6.75%
    6.50%
    6.25%
    5.75%
    5.25%

Scottrade vs Charles Schwab

StockBrokers.com 2014 review compares Charles Schwab vs Scottrade. Compare Charles Schwab and Scottrade trade commissions, fees and overall broker ratings by using the chart above. Is Charles Schwab or Scottrade 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 $1.95 difference in the per trade stock price for Charles Schwab and Scottrade. Scottrade's per trade stock price of $7.00 is a little less than Charles Schwab's per trade stock price of $8.95.

The Charles Schwab's "Overall" rating of 5 stars is a slight advantage over Scottrade's "Overall" rating of 4 stars.

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


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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.





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