Firstrade vs MB Trading 2013 Review
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|Flat-Fee Trade Plan*||$4.95||$6.95|
|Per-Share Trade Plan||$0.0075||N/A|
|Mutual Fund Trade Fee*||$12.95||$9.95|
|Options Trade Base||$0.00||$6.95|
|Options Per Contract||$0.95||$0.75|
|Options Exercise Fee||$0.00||$16.95|
|Options Assignment Fee||$0.00||$16.95|
|Broker Assisted Trades||$4.95||$26.95|
2013 Review Ratings
|Commissions & Fees|
|Platform & Tools|
|Ease of Use|
|No Minimum Deposit|
|No Maintenance Fees|
|Online Trader Community|
|Credit Card Accounts|
|Debit Card Accounts|
|$25k to $49k||7.45%||7.75%|
|$50k to $99k||7.45%||7.50%|
|$100k to $249k||7.45%||6.75%|
|$250k to $499k||7.45%||6.25%|
|$500k to $999k||7.45%||5.50%|
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MB Trading vs Firstrade
StockBrokers.com 2013 review compares Firstrade vs MB Trading. Compare Firstrade and MB Trading trade commissions, fees and overall broker ratings by using the chart above. Is Firstrade or MB 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 $2.00 difference in the per trade stock price for Firstrade and MB Trading. MB Trading's per trade stock price of $4.95 is a little less than Firstrade's per trade stock price of $6.95. Firstrade ($9.95) has minimal mutual fund trade commission savings when compared to MB Trading ($12.95). The small amount of $[PerTradeMutualFundFeeDifference] would only be pertinent for high volume trading which is very uncommon with mutual funds specifically.
The "Overall" ratings for Firstrade and MB Trading are equally matched at 3 stars.
Only MB Trading has an iPad app for tablet trading while Firstrade does not support the device at this time. You can find the app in the iTunes app store. Both Firstrade and MB Trading have an iPhone App for mobile trading.