TD Ameritrade vs Etrade
StockBrokers.com 2013 review compares Etrade vs TD Ameritrade. Compare Etrade and TD Ameritrade trade commissions, fees and overall broker ratings by using the chart above. Is Etrade or TD Ameritrade 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.
TD Ameritrade was rated #1 overall in the StockBrokers.com 2012 Broker Review along with numerous Best in Class awards. Their ideal client includes all investors and traders as their 5 star, 24/7 customer support amongst other factors easily outweighs their higher equity commission pricing. Trade Architect and thinkorswim provide outstanding platforms and tools for active and professional investors, with thinkorswim receiving Best Overall Trading Platform in 2012. TD Ameritrade has one of largest selection of commission free ETFs, one of the many attributes that makes them a top brokerage over many other great competitors.
There is no difference in the per trade stock price for ETRADE and TD Ameritrade, which are both currently priced at $9.99 per trade.
The TD Ameritrade's "Overall" rating of 5 stars is a slight advantage over ETRADE's "Overall" rating of 4 stars.
Both ETRADE and TD Ameritrade have an iPhone App for mobile trading. An iPad app for mobile trading on the popular tablet is available for ETRADE and TD Ameritrade to download on iTunes.