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TradeKing vs Interactive Brokers Review

Review conducted by and last updated on 07/28/2016

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  • TradeKing TradeKing Read Full Review Open Account
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    $4.95
    N/A
    $9.95
    $4.95
    $0.65
    $9.95
    $4.95
    $20.00
    $0.00
     
     
     
    0
    4516
    12087
    4613
    0
     
     
     
    7.75%
    7.75%
    6.75%
    5.50%
    4.50%
    4.00%
    4.00%
  • Interactive Brokers Interactive Brokers Read Full Review Open Account
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    N/A
    $0.005
    $14.95
    $0.00
    $0.70
    $0.00
    $0.00
    $30.00
    $10,000.00
     
     
     
    39
    2771
    2771
    5000
    0
     
     
     
    1.60%
    1.60%
    1.60%
    1.30%
    1.20%
    1.15%
    1.15%

TradeKing vs Interactive Brokers

StockBrokers.com 2014 review compares Interactive Brokers vs TradeKing. Compare Interactive Brokers and TradeKing trade commissions, fees and overall broker ratings by using the chart above. Is Interactive Brokers or TradeKing 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 very large price difference of $5.95 per stock trade between TradeKing and Interactive Brokers. TradeKing's per trade stock price of $4.95 is significantly greater than Interactive Brokers's per trade stock price of $-1.00.

The "Overall" ratings for Interactive Brokers and TradeKing are equally matched at 4 stars.

Only Interactive Brokers has an iPad app for tablet trading while TradeKing does not support the device at this time. You can find the app in the iTunes app store. Both Interactive Brokers and TradeKing have an iPhone App for mobile trading.


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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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