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E*TRADE vs Interactive Brokers Review

Brandon Reinkensmeyer

Published by Brandon Reinkensmeyer


Thursday, January 12th, 2017

Interactive Brokers vs Etrade

StockBrokers.com 2016 review compares Etrade vs Interactive Brokers. Compare Etrade and Interactive Brokers trade commissions, fees and overall broker ratings by using the chart above. Is Etrade or Interactive Brokers 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 very large price difference of $10.99 per stock trade between ETRADE and Interactive Brokers. ETRADE's per trade stock price of $9.99 is significantly greater than Interactive Brokers's per trade stock price of $-1.00.

The ETRADE's "Overall" rating of 5 stars is a slight advantage over Interactive Brokers's "Overall" rating of 4 stars.

Both ETRADE and Interactive Brokers have an iPhone App for mobile trading. An iPad app for mobile trading on the popular tablet is available for ETRADE and Interactive Brokers to download on iTunes.

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Overall
Commissions & Fees
Offering of Investments
Platforms & Tools
Research
Customer Service
Mobile Trading
Ease of Use
Education
Order Execution
Banking
Stock Trade Fee (flat)
Options Base Fee
Options Per Contract Fee
Mutual Fund Trade Fee
Broker Assisted Trades Fee
Minimum Deposit
No Inactivity Fees
No Fee IRAs
Stock Trading
Options Trading
Mutual Funds
Forex Trading
Futures Trading
Desktop Platform (Windows)
Web Platform
Virtual Trading
Charting - Drawing Tools
Charting - Indicators / Studies
Option Chains - Total Columns
Watch Lists - Total Fields
iPhone App
iPad App
Android App
Android Tablet App
Apple Watch App
Trading - After-Hours
Trading - Mutual Funds
Trading - Conditional Orders
Trading - Simple Options
Trading - Complex Options
Commission Free ETFs
Mutual Funds (No Load)
Mutual Funds (Total)
# of Easy to Borrow Stocks
Retail Locations
Under $24,999.99
$25,000.00 to 49,999.99
$50,000.00 to $99,999.99
$100,000.00 to $249,999.99
$250,000.00 to $499,999.99
Above $1,000,000.00
$500,000.00 to $999,999.99
Checking Accounts
Savings Accounts
Credit Cards
Debit Cards
Mortgage Loans
No Fee Banking
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4.5
1.5
4.5
4
4.5
4
5
4.5
4.5
3.5
3.5
 
$9.99
$9.99
$0.75
$19.99
$25.00
$500.00
Yes
Yes
 
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
 
Yes
Yes
No
24
118
39
130
 
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
 
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
 
118
4276
8652
3000
30
 
8.75%
8.50%
8.00%
7.50%
7.00%
5.50%
6.50%
 
Yes
No
No
Yes
No
Yes
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0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
 
N/A
$0.00
$0.70
$14.95
$30.00
$10,000.00
No
No
 
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
 
Yes
Yes
Yes
9
124
37
338
 
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
 
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
 
33
5823
8026
4500
0
 
1.91%
1.91%
1.91%
1.61%
1.61%
1.41%
1.61%
 
No
No
No
No
No
No

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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