Scottrade vs Fidelity
StockBrokers.com 2013 review compares Fidelity vs Scottrade. Compare Fidelity and Scottrade trade commissions, fees and overall broker ratings by using the chart above. Is Fidelity 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.
If you are looking for a well rounded broker that has an easy to use platform, Scottrade is a solid fit. In our 2012 Broker Review they received a 5 Star Overall rating in addition to Best in Class for Customer Service, Investor Education, and Ease of Use. Scottrade has over 500+ local branch offices, one of the strongest retail presences of any online based brokerage. Commissions are just outside the bounds of what investors consider a discount broker, so traders can expect some savings compared to the higher trade costs at the larger brokerages. Highly personable from when you open your account to the on going relationship they share with their clients, Scottrade will be your new best friend.
Scottrade ($7.00) has a slight per trade stock price advantage over Fidelity Investments ($7.95). This marginal difference of $0.95 should be taken into consideration by very high volume traders.
The "Overall" ratings for Scottrade and Fidelity Investments are equally matched at 4 stars.
Only Fidelity Investments has an iPad app for tablet trading while Scottrade does not support the device at this time. You can find the app in the iTunes app store. Both Fidelity Investments and Scottrade have an iPhone App for mobile trading.