Published by Brandon Reinkensmeyer
Friday, December 30th, 2016
StockBrokers.com 2016 review compares Firstrade vs Lightspeed Trading. Compare Firstrade and Lightspeed Trading trade commissions, fees and overall broker ratings by using the chart above. Is Firstrade or Lightspeed Trading 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 significant price difference of $3.95 per stock trade between Firstrade and Lightspeed Trading. Firstrade's per trade stock price of 6.95 is significantly higher than Lightspeed Trading's per trade stock price of 3.00.
The Firstrade's "Overall" rating of 4 stars is a slight advantage over Lightspeed Trading's "Overall" rating of 3 stars.
Only Firstrade has an iPhone app for mobile trading while Lightspeed Trading does not. Neither Firstrade or Lightspeed Trading has a format-specific version of their mobile application available for the iPad App.
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.