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TD Ameritrade vs optionsXpress Review

Review conducted by and last updated on 2/19/2014

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    Flat-fee Trade Plan*
    Per-Share Trade Plan
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    Under $25k
    $25k - $49k
    $50k - $99k
    $100k - $249k
    $250k - $499k
    $500k - $999k
    Above $1,000,000
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    $9.99
    N/A
    $49.99
    $9.99
    $0.75
    $19.99
    $19.99
    $44.99
    $0.00
     
     
     
     
     
    9.00%
    8.75%
    8.50%
    7.50%
    7.25%
    7.25%
    0.00%
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    $8.95
    N/A
    $9.95
    $0.00
    $1.50
    $0.00
    $0.00
    $8.95
    $0.00
     
     
     
     
     
    8.25%
    8.25%
    7.25%
    7.00%
    6.75%
    6.50%
    0.00%

TD Ameritrade vs optionsXpress

StockBrokers.com 2014 review compares optionsXpress vs TD Ameritrade. Compare optionsXpress and TD Ameritrade trade commissions, fees and overall broker ratings by using the chart above. Is optionsXpress 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.

There is a $1.04 difference in the per trade stock price for TD Ameritrade and optionsXpress. optionsXpress's per trade stock price of $8.95 is a little less than TD Ameritrade's per trade stock price of $9.99.

The TD Ameritrade's "Overall" rating of 5 stars is a slight advantage over optionsXpress's "Overall" rating of 4 stars.

Both optionsXpress and TD Ameritrade have an iPhone App for mobile trading. An iPad app for mobile trading on the popular tablet is available for optionsXpress and TD Ameritrade to download on iTunes.