The StockBrokers.com 2017 Brokerage Review
compares Fidelity Go vs Schwab Intelligent Portfolios. Compare Fidelity Go and Schwab Intelligent Portfolios trade commissions, fees and overall broker ratings by using the table below. Is Fidelity Go or Schwab Intelligent Portfolios a better online broker?
Looking at both brokers, first we will take a look at the commission rates for both placing regular stock and options trades. Fidelity Go and Schwab Intelligent Portfolios charge the same amount for regular stock trades, $0. Looking at options, the base fees charged are the same for both brokers, $0. Contracts run $0 a piece at both brokerages. It should be noted that not every broker uses a flat rate stock trade fee structure, so it is important to read the full commission notes (head over to any online brokerage review
page, then navigate to the "Commission Notes" section).
Alongside trade commissions, being able to trade the way you want is a must. Fidelity Go alongside Schwab Intelligent Portfolios both do not offer Stock Trading, Options Trading, Mutual Funds, Forex Trading and Futures Trading. When it comes to mutual funds, both brokers offer clients access to the same number, . Commission free ETFs can also be a nice plus, which in this case means trading a possible funds at both brokers.
Last but not least, by breaking down important features that each broker offers, we can really help to separate the two brokers. Fidelity Go nor Schwab Intelligent Portfolios has virtual trading. For mobile trading, Fidelity Go and Schwab Intelligent Portfolios both do not offer the iPhone App, iPad App and Android App. Furthermore, some investors like to bank online, and multiple brokerages provide these services to clients. Unfortunately Checking Accounts, Savings Accounts, Debit Cards, Credit Cards and Mortgage Loans are not available at Fidelity Go or Schwab Intelligent Portfolios . On the whole, when it comes to tools, research, and trading on the go, Unfortunately, neither Fidelity Go nor Schwab Intelligent Portfolios received awards for Best in Class - Platforms & Tools, Best in Class - Research and Best in Class - Mobile Trading.
Overall, Schwab Intelligent Portfolios comes out on top with 4.50 stars over Fidelity Go's 4.00 stars.