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Scottrade vs TradeStation Securities Review

Review conducted by and last updated on 07/15/2016

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    Overall
    Commissions & Fees
    Offering of Investments
    Platform & Tools
    Research
    Customer Service
    Mobile Trading
    Ease of Use
    Education
    Order Execution
    Banking
    Flat-fee Trade Plan*
    Per-Share Trade Plan
    Mutual Fund Trade Fee*
    Options Trade Base
    Options Per Contract
    Options Exercise Fee
    Options Assignment Fee
    Broker Assisted Trades
    Minimum Deposit
    Stock Trading
    Options Trading
    Mutual Funds
    FOREX Trading
    Futures Trading
    Desktop Based Platform
    Web Based Platform
    Virtual Trading
    No Minimum Deposit
    No Inactivity Fees
    No-Fee IRAs
    Commission Free ETFs
    Mutual Funds (No Load)
    Mutual Funds (Total)
    # of Easy to Borrow Stocks
    Retail Locations
    iPhone App
    iPad App
    Android App
    Android Tablet App
    Mobile Site
    Checking Accounts
    Savings Accounts
    Credit Card Accounts
    Debit Card Accounts
    Mortgage Loans
    No Fee Banking
    Under $25k
    $25k - $49k
    $50k - $99k
    $100k - $249k
    $250k - $499k
    $500k - $999k
    Above $1,000,000
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    $7.00
    N/A
    $17.00
    $7.00
    $0.70
    $17.00
    $17.00
    $32.00
    $2,500.00
     
     
     
    0
    7251
    13968
    3500
    503
     
     
     
    7.75%
    7.25%
    6.75%
    6.50%
    6.25%
    5.75%
    5.25%
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    $9.99
    $0.01
    $14.95
    $0.00
    $1.00
    $14.95
    $5.95
    $20.00
    $5,000.00
     
     
     
    0
    988
    4854
    3500
    0
     
     
     
    8.50%
    8.25%
    7.75%
    7.75%
    7.25%
    7.25%
    6.75%

TradeStation vs Scottrade

StockBrokers.com 2014 review compares Scottrade vs TradeStation. Compare Scottrade and TradeStation trade commissions, fees and overall broker ratings by using the chart above. Is Scottrade or TradeStation 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 $2.99 difference in the per trade stock price for TradeStation Securities and Scottrade. Scottrade's per trade stock price of $7.00 is a little less than TradeStation Securities's per trade stock price of $9.99. TradeStation Securities ($14.95) has minimal mutual fund trade commission savings when compared to Scottrade ($17.00). The small amount of commission variance would only be pertinent for high volume trading which is very uncommon with mutual funds specifically.

The Scottrade's "Overall" rating of 4 stars is a slight advantage over TradeStation Securities's "Overall" rating of 3 stars.

Both Scottrade and TradeStation Securities have an iPhone App for mobile trading. An iPad app for mobile trading on the popular tablet is available for Scottrade and TradeStation Securities to download on iTunes.


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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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