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Best Online Brokers - StockBrokers.com 2016

on Monday, February 15th, 2016


Our comprehensive 2016 Online Broker Review is the culmination of a year's worth of extensive testing and research. Broker were rated in 10 different areas across 295 different variables: Commissions & Fees, Ease-of-Use, Platforms & Tools, Research, Customer Service, Offering of Investments, Education, Mobile Trading, Order Execution and Banking.

The results for each of these areas, "Best in Class" Category finishers, Industry Award winners, and overall scores, can be found on on the main annual review page. Here is the official ranking list for 2016:

Stocks: $7.95

Options: $7.95 + $0.75 per contract

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Stocks: $9.99

Options: $9.99 + $0.75 per contract

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Stocks: $9.99

Options: $9.99 + $0.75 per contract

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Stocks: $8.95

Options: $8.95 + $0.75 per contract

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Stocks: $6.95

Options: $6.95 + $0.75 per contract

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Stocks: $4.95

Options: $4.95 + $0.65 per contract

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Stocks: $4.95

Options: $4.95 + $0.50 per contract

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Stocks: $7.00

Options: $7.00 + $1.25 per contract

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Stocks: $6.95

Options: $6.95 + $0.75 per contract

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Stocks: $0.01 per share

Options: $0.00 + $1.00 per contract

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Stocks: $6.95

Options: $6.95 + $0.75 per contract

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Stocks: $5.00

Options: $5.00 + $0.50 per contract

Stocks: $0.006 per share

Options: $0.00 + $0.60 per contract

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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.

TD Ameritrade, Inc. and StockBrokers.com are separate, unaffiliated companies and are not responsible for each other’s services and products. Options are not suitable for all investors as the special risks inherent to options trading may expose investors to potentially rapid and substantial losses. Options trading privileges subject to TD Ameritrade review and approval. Please read Characteristics and Risks of Standardized Options before investing in options. Offer valid for one new Individual, Joint or IRA TD Ameritrade account opened by 9/30/16 and funded within 30 days of account opening with $3,000 or more. To receive $100 bonus, account must be funded with $25,000 or more within 30 days of initial minimum funding. To receive $300 bonus, account must be funded with $100,000 or more within 30 days of initial minimum funding. To receive $600 bonus, account must be funded with $250,000 or more within 30 days of initial minimum funding. Please allow 3-5 business days for any cash deposits to post to account. Offer is not transferable and not valid with internal transfers, accounts using the Amerivest service, TD Ameritrade Institutional accounts, and current TD Ameritrade accounts or with other offers. Qualified commission-free Internet equity, ETF or options orders will be limited to a maximum of 250 and must execute within 90 days of account funding. Contract, exercise, and assignment fees still apply. Limit one offer per client. Account value of the qualifying account must remain equal to, or greater than, the value after the net deposit was made (minus any losses due to trading or market volatility or margin debit balances) for 12 months, or TD Ameritrade may charge the account for the cost of the offer at its sole discretion. TD Ameritrade reserves the right to restrict or revoke this offer at any time. This is not an offer or solicitation in any jurisdiction where we are not authorized to do business. Please allow 3-5 business days for any cash deposits to post to account. Taxes related to TD Ameritrade offers are your responsibility. Retail values totaling $600 or more during the calendar year will be included in your consolidated Form 1099. Please consult a legal or tax advisor for the most recent changes to the U.S. tax code and for rollover eligibility rules. (Offer Code 264) TD Ameritrade Inc., member FINRA/SIPC.. TD Ameritrade is a trademark jointly owned by TD Ameritrade IP Company, Inc. and The Toronto-Dominion Bank. © 2016 TD Ameritrade IP Company, Inc. All rights reserved. Used with permission.

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