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Ally Invest vs Chase You Invest Trade 2019

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Is Ally Invest better than Chase You Invest Trade? After scoring brokers on over 4,000 data points for our 2019 review, Ally Invest (62.44%) is better than Chase You Invest Trade (45.51%). Backed by Ally Financial, Ally Invest is a low-cost broker providing $4.95 stock trades. Ally’s complete universal-account management experience makes the brokerage ideal for current Ally Bank customers; however, convenience aside, Ally Invest struggles to stand out against industry leaders.

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Overall Rating

Feature Ally Invest Chase You Invest Trade
Overall 3 2.5
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Trading Fees

Feature Ally Invest Chase You Invest Trade
Minimum Deposit $0.00 $0.00
Stock Trade Fee (per trade) $4.95 $2.95
ETF Trade Fee $4.95 $2.95
Options Base Fee $4.95 N/A
Options Per Contract Fee $0.65 N/A
Mutual Fund Trade Fee $9.95 $0.00
Broker Assisted Trades Fee $20.00 $25.00
Commissions & Fees 3.5 4.5
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Margin Rates

Feature Ally Invest
Open Account
Chase You Invest Trade
Open Account
Under $24,999.99 9.75% N/A
$25,000.00 to $49,999.99 9.50% N/A
$50,000.00 to $99,999.99 8.75% N/A
$100,000.00 to $249,999.99 7.50% N/A
$250,000.00 to $499,999.99 6.50% N/A
$500,000.00 to $999,999.99 6.00% N/A
Above $1,000,000.00 5.25% N/A
Commissions & Fees 3.5 4.5
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Account Fees

Feature Ally Invest Chase You Invest Trade
IRA Annual Fee $0.00 $0.00
IRA Closure Fee $50.00 $75.00
Returned ACH Fee $30.00 N/A
Returned Wire Fee $30.00 N/A
Stock Certificate Processing Fee $300.00 N/A
Stock Certificate Delivery Fee $300.00 N/A
Paper Statement Fee $2.00 $6.00
Paper Confirmation Fee $1.00 N/A
Domestic Wire Fee $30.00 $30.00
International Wire Fee N/A $30.00
Commissions & Fees 3.5 4.5

Investment Options

Feature Ally Invest Chase You Invest Trade
Stock Trading
Yes Yes
OTCBB / Pink Sheets
Yes No
Options Trading
Yes No
Complex Options Max Legs
4 0
Futures Trading
No No
Forex Trading
Yes No
Commission-Free ETFs 116 0
Mutual Funds (No Load)
7200 2700
Mutual Funds (Total)
14000 2700
Bonds (US Treasury)
Yes Yes
Bonds (Corporate)
Yes Yes
Bonds (Municipal)
Yes Yes
Advisor Services
Yes Yes
International Trading
No No
Offering of Investments 4 2
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Order Types

Feature Ally Invest Chase You Invest Trade
Order Type - Market
Yes Yes
Order Type - Limit
Yes Yes
Order Type - Stop
Yes Yes
Order Type - Trailing Stop
Yes No
Order Type - Contingent
Yes No
Order Type - MultiContingent
No No
Order Type - OCO
Yes No
Order Type - OTO
Yes No
Order Type - OTOCO
No No
Offering of Investments 4 2
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Trading Platforms

Feature Ally Invest Chase You Invest Trade
Desktop Platform (Windows)
No No
Desktop Platform (Mac)
No No
Web Platform
Yes Yes
Paper Trading
No No
Trade Journal
No No
Watch Lists - Total Fields
21 4
Two-Factor Authentication Login
Yes No
Heat Mapping
No No
Platforms & Tools 2.5 1
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Charting Features

Feature Ally Invest Chase You Invest Trade
Charting - Trade Off Chart
No No
Charting - Indicators / Studies
117 21
Charting - Drawing Tools
36 0
Charting - Historical Trades
No No
Charting - Corporate Events
Yes Yes
Charting - Automated Analysis
Yes No
Charting - Save Profiles
Yes No
Charting - Study Customizations
5 0
Charting - Custom Studies
No No
Platforms & Tools 2.5 1
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Day Trading

Feature Ally Invest Chase You Invest Trade
Stock Alerts - Basic Fields
Yes No
Stock Alerts - Advanced Fields
No No
Streaming Time & Sales
No No
Streaming TV
No No
Direct Market Routing - Stocks
No No
Direct Market Routing - Options
No No
Ladder Trading
No No
Trade Hot Keys
No No
Level 2 Quotes - Stocks
No No
Level 2 Quotes - Options
No No
Trade Ideas - Backtesting
No No
Short Locator
No No
Client Liquidity Rebates
No No
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Mobile Trading Apps

Feature Ally Invest Chase You Invest Trade
iPhone App
Yes Yes
Android App
Yes Yes
Apple Watch App
No No
Trading - Stocks
Yes Yes
Trading - After-Hours
No No
Trading - Conditional Orders
No No
Trading - Mutual Funds
No Yes
Trading - Simple Options
Yes No
Trading - Complex Options
Yes No
Trading - Option Rolling
No No
Touch / Face ID
Yes Yes
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Mobile App Features

Feature Ally Invest Chase You Invest Trade
Watch List Syncing
Yes No
Stock Alerts - Basic Fields
No No
Charting - After Hours
No No
Charting - Drawing
No No
Charting - Study Customizations
No No
Customizable Homescreen
No No
Heatmapping
No No
Stream Live TV
No No
Barcode Lookup
No No
Mobile Trading 3 2
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Research Overview

Feature Ally Invest Chase You Invest Trade
Research - Stocks
Yes Yes
Research - ETFs
Yes Yes
Research - Mutual Funds
Yes Yes
Research - Pink Sheets / OTCBB
Yes No
Research - Fixed Income
No No
Screener - Stocks
No Yes
Screener - ETFs
No Yes
Screener - Mutual Funds
No Yes
Screener - Options
No No
Screener - Bonds
No No
Misc - Portfolio Builder
Yes No
Misc - Portfolio Allocation
No Yes
Research 2 2.5
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Stock Research

Feature Ally Invest Chase You Invest Trade
Stock Research - Reports
2 1
Stock Research - Earnings
No No
Stock Research - Insiders
No No
Stock Research - Metric Comp
No No
Stock Research - SEC Filings
No No
Stock Research - Social
No No
Stock Research - Balance Sheet
No No
Stock Research - Cash Flows
No No
Stock Research - News
Yes Yes
Stock Research - ESG
No No
Research 2 2.5
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ETF Research

Feature Ally Invest Chase You Invest Trade
ETFs - Strategy Overview
Yes No
ETFs - Top 10 Holdings
No Yes
ETFs - Sector Exposure
No Yes
ETFs - Risk Analysis
Yes No
ETFs - Performance Analysis
Yes No
ETFs - Ratings
Yes No
ETFs - Morningstar StyleMap
No Yes
ETFs - Reports
Yes No
Research 2 2.5
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Mutual Fund Research

Feature Ally Invest Chase You Invest Trade
Mutual Funds - Strategy Overview
Yes No
Mutual Funds - Prospectus
No No
Mutual Funds - Reports
No No
Mutual Funds - Fees Breakdown
Yes No
Mutual Funds - Top 10 Holdings
No Yes
Mutual Funds - Asset Allocation
No Yes
Mutual Funds - Sector Allocation
Yes Yes
Mutual Funds - Country Allocation
No Yes
Mutual Funds - StyleMap
No Yes
Mutual Funds - 3rd Party Ratings
Yes No
Research 2 2.5
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Options Trading

Feature Ally Invest Chase You Invest Trade
Option Chains - Streaming
Yes No
Option Chains - Total Columns
8 3
Option Chains - Greeks
1 0
Option Chains - Quick Analysis
Yes No
Option Analysis - P&L Charts
Yes No
Option Probability Analysis
Yes No
Option Probability Analysis Adv
Yes No
Option Positions - Greeks
Yes No
Option Positions - Adv Analysis
Yes No
Option Positions - Rolling
No No
Option Positions - Grouping
Yes No
Platforms & Tools 2.5 1
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Beginners

Feature Ally Invest Chase You Invest Trade
Has Education - Stocks
Yes Yes
Has Education - ETFs
No No
Has Education - Options
Yes No
Has Education - Mutual Funds
Yes No
Has Education - Fixed Income
Yes No
Has Education - Retirement
Yes Yes
Paper Trading
No No
Videos
No Yes
Webinars (Monthly Avg)
17 0
Webinars (Archived)
No No
Live Seminars
Yes No
Progress Tracking
No No
Interactive Learning - Quizzes
No No
Investor Magazine
No No
Education 3.5 2.5
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Banking

Feature Ally Invest Chase You Invest Trade
Retail Locations
0 5000
Member FDIC
Yes Yes
Checking Accounts
Yes Yes
Savings Accounts
Yes Yes
Credit Cards
Yes Yes
Debit Cards
Yes Yes
Mortgage Loans
Yes Yes
No Fee Banking
Yes No
Banking 4 5
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Overall

Feature Ally Invest Chase You Invest Trade
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Overall 3 2.5
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Comparing brokers side by side is no easy task. For our annual broker review, we assess over a dozen brokers on hundreds of different variables to find the best online broker. Yielding a database of over 4,000 data points, let's compare Ally Invest vs Chase You Invest Trade.

To start this comparison, first, we will take a look at the online broker commission rates for placing regular stock and options trades. Ally Invest charges $4.95 per stock trade which is $2.00 more than Chase You Invest Trade which charges customers $2.95 per trade. Looking at trading options, Ally Invest's base fee is $4.95 while Chase You Invest Trade's is $N/A. Option contracts are pricier at Chase You Invest Trade, costing $N/A versus $0.65 at Ally Invest. It's important to note that not all brokers charge a flat fee per trade. Thus, it is important to read the full commission notes for each broker, which we include with each online broker review.

Next to commission rates, being able to trade what you want is important. Chase You Invest Trade supports Stock Trading and Mutual Funds while Ally Invest supports Stock Trading, Options Trading, Mutual Funds and Forex Trading. Looking at mutual funds, Chase You Invest Trade trails Ally Invest by 11,300 total mutual funds, with Ally Invest offering 14000 and Chase You Invest Trade offering 2700.

Trading access aside, by comparing popular features and functionality, we can break down relevant differences between both brokers. Ally Invest nor Chase You Invest Trade offers virtual trading. Taking a look at mobile trading, Chase You Invest Trade offer clients access to an iPhone App and Android App while Ally Invest has an iPhone App, iPad App and Android App. Not to be left out, online banking is also a nice benefit for many investors, and some brokerages provide these services to clients. Checking Accounts, Savings Accounts, Debit Cards, Credit Cards and Mortgage Loans are found at Ally Invest alongside Chase You Invest Trade.

Overall, between Ally Invest and Chase You Invest Trade, Ally Invest is the winner.

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All pricing data was obtained from a published web site as of 02/18/2019 and is believed to be accurate, but is not guaranteed. 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.

*INVESTMENT PRODUCTS: NOT A DEPOSIT · NOT FDIC INSURED · NO BANK GUARANTEE · MAY LOSE VALUE

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