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E*TRADE vs Merrill Edge Review

Brandon Reinkensmeyer

Published by Brandon Reinkensmeyer


Thursday, December 1st, 2016

Merrill Edge vs Etrade

StockBrokers.com 2016 review compares Etrade vs Merrill Edge. Compare Etrade and Merrill Edge trade commissions, fees and overall broker ratings by using the chart above. Is Etrade 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.

Merrill Edge ($19.95) has minimal mutual fund trade commission savings when compared to ETRADE ($19.99). The small amount of commission variance would only be pertinent for high volume trading which is very uncommon with mutual funds specifically. There is a significant price difference of $3.04 per stock trade between ETRADE and Merrill Edge. ETRADE's per trade stock price of 9.99 is significantly higher than Merrill Edge's per trade stock price of 6.95.

The "Overall" ratings for ETRADE and Merrill Edge are equally matched at 5 stars.

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

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Overall
Commissions & Fees
Offering of Investments
Platform & Tools
Research
Customer Service
Mobile Trading
Ease of Use
Education
Order Execution
Banking
Flat-fee Trade Plan*
Per-Share Trade Plan
Mutual Fund Trade Fee*
Options Trade Base
Options Per Contract
Options Exercise Fee
Options Assignment Fee
Broker Assisted Trades
Minimum Deposit
Stock Trading
Options Trading
Mutual Funds
FOREX Trading
Futures Trading
Desktop Based Platform
Web Based Platform
Virtual Trading
No Minimum Deposit
No Inactivity Fees
No-Fee IRAs
Commission Free ETFs
Mutual Funds (No Load)
Mutual Funds (Total)
# of Easy to Borrow Stocks
Retail Locations
iPhone App
iPad App
Android App
Android Tablet App
Mobile Site
Checking Accounts
Savings Accounts
Credit Card Accounts
Debit Card Accounts
Mortgage Loans
No Fee Banking
Under $25k
$25k - $49k
$50k - $99k
$100k - $249k
$250k - $499k
$500k - $999k
Above $1,000,000
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$9.99
N/A
$19.99
$9.99
$0.75
$19.99
$19.99
$25.00
$500.00
 
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
 
Yes
Yes
No
No
Yes
Yes
 
118
4276
8652
6000
30
 
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
 
Yes
No
No
Yes
No
Yes
 
8.75%
8.50%
8.00%
7.50%
7.00%
6.50%
5.50%
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$6.95
N/A
$19.95
$6.95
$0.75
$6.95
$6.95
$29.95
$0.00
 
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
 
No
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
 
0
2764
7649
3793
2161
 
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
 
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
 
8.88%
7.75%
7.75%
6.38%
6.38%
6.13%
5.50%

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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