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Chase You Invest Trade vs Cobra Trading 2019

Blain Reinkensmeyer

The StockBrokers.com annual review (9 years running) takes six months to complete and produces over 30,000 words of research each year. Here's how we test.

Is Cobra Trading better than Chase You Invest Trade? After scoring brokers in nine separate categories for our 2019 review, Cobra Trading (49.66%) is better than Chase You Invest Trade (35.77%). Cobra Trading is one of several direct-access brokers that focus on professional traders. The offerings are all identical and generally fail to match industry powerhouse Interactive Brokers, with the one caveat being personalized service.

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Overall Rating

Feature Chase You Invest Trade Cobra Trading
Overall 2.5 2.5
Chase You Invest Trade Review Cobra Trading Review

Trading Fees

Feature Chase You Invest Trade Cobra Trading
Minimum Deposit $0.00 $30,000.00
Stock Trade Fee (per trade) $2.95 N/A
ETF Trade Fee $2.95 N/A
Options Base Fee N/A N/A
Options Per Contract Fee N/A $0.50
Mutual Fund Trade Fee $0.00 $25.00
Broker Assisted Trades Fee $25.00 $0.00
Commissions & Fees 4.5 3
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Margin Rates

Feature Chase You Invest Trade Cobra Trading
Under $24,999.99 N/A 5.25%
$25,000.00 to $49,999.99 N/A 5.25%
$50,000.00 to $99,999.99 N/A 5.25%
$100,000.00 to $249,999.99 N/A 5.25%
$250,000.00 to $499,999.99 N/A 5.25%
$500,000.00 to $999,999.99 N/A 5.25%
Above $1,000,000.00 N/A 5.25%
Commissions & Fees 4.5 3
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Account Fees

Feature Chase You Invest Trade Cobra Trading
IRA Annual Fee 0 35
IRA Closure Fee 75 95
Returned ACH Fee N/A 25
Returned Wire Fee N/A 25
Stock Certificate Processing Fee N/A N/A
Stock Certificate Delivery Fee N/A N/A
Paper Statement Fee 6 2
Paper Confirmation Fee N/A 3
Domestic Wire Fee 30 20
International Wire Fee 30 50
Commissions & Fees 4.5 3

Investment Options

Feature Chase You Invest Trade Cobra Trading
Stock Trading
Yes Yes
OTCBB / Pink Sheets
No Yes
Options Trading
No Yes
Complex Options Max Legs
0 4
Futures Trading
No Yes
Forex Trading
No Yes
Commission-Free ETFs 0 0
Mutual Funds (No Load)
2700 0
Mutual Funds (Total)
2700 0
Bonds (US Treasury)
Yes No
Bonds (Corporate)
Yes No
Bonds (Municipal)
Yes No
Advisor Services
Yes No
International Trading
No No
Offering of Investments 2 3
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Order Types

Feature Chase You Invest Trade Cobra Trading
Order Type - Market
Yes Yes
Order Type - Limit
Yes Yes
Order Type - Stop
Yes Yes
Order Type - Trailing Stop
No Yes
Order Type - Contingent
No No
Order Type - MultiContingent
No No
Order Type - OCO
No Yes
Order Type - OTO
No No
Order Type - OTOCO
No No
Offering of Investments 2 3
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Trading Platforms

Feature Chase You Invest Trade Cobra Trading
Desktop Platform (Windows)
No Yes
Desktop Platform (Mac)
No No
Web Platform
Yes Yes
Paper Trading
No Yes
Trade Journal
No No
Watch Lists - Total Fields
4 30
Two-Factor Authentication Login
No No
Heat Mapping
No No
Platforms & Tools 1 3
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Charting Features

Feature Chase You Invest Trade Cobra Trading
Charting - Trade Off Chart
No Yes
Charting - Indicators / Studies
21 36
Charting - Drawing Tools
0 9
Charting - Historical Trades
No No
Charting - Corporate Events
Yes No
Charting - Automated Analysis
No No
Charting - Save Profiles
No Yes
Charting - Study Customizations
0 8
Charting - Custom Studies
No No
Platforms & Tools 1 3
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Day Trading

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

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

Feature Chase You Invest Trade Cobra Trading
Watch List Syncing
No No
Stock Alerts - Basic Fields
No No
Stock Alerts - Advanced Fields
No No
Charting - After Hours
No Yes
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 2 3
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Research Overview

Feature Chase You Invest Trade Cobra Trading
Research - Stocks
Yes Yes
Research - ETFs
Yes No
Research - Mutual Funds
Yes No
Research - Pink Sheets / OTCBB
No No
Research - Fixed Income
No No
Research - Futures
No No
Research - Forex
No No
Screener - Stocks
Yes No
Screener - ETFs
Yes No
Screener - Mutual Funds
Yes No
Screener - Options
No No
Screener - Bonds
No No
Misc - Portfolio Builder
No No
Misc - Portfolio Allocation
Yes No
Research 2.5 1
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Stock Research

Feature Chase You Invest Trade Cobra Trading
Stock Research - Reports
1 0
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 2.5 1
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ETF Research

Feature Chase You Invest Trade Cobra Trading
ETFs - Strategy Overview
No No
ETFs - Top 10 Holdings
Yes No
ETFs - Sector Exposure
Yes No
ETFs - Risk Analysis
No No
ETFs - Performance Analysis
No No
ETFs - Ratings
No No
ETFs - Morningstar StyleMap
Yes No
ETFs - Reports
No No
Research 2.5 1
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Mutual Fund Research

Feature Chase You Invest Trade Cobra Trading
Mutual Funds - Strategy Overview
No No
Mutual Funds - Prospectus
No No
Mutual Funds - Reports
No No
Mutual Funds - Fees Breakdown
No No
Mutual Funds - Top 10 Holdings
Yes No
Mutual Funds - Asset Allocation
Yes No
Mutual Funds - Sector Allocation
Yes No
Mutual Funds - Country Allocation
Yes No
Mutual Funds - StyleMap
Yes No
Mutual Funds - 3rd Party Ratings
No No
Research 2.5 1
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Options Trading

Feature Chase You Invest Trade Cobra Trading
Option Chains - Streaming
No Yes
Option Chains - Total Columns
3 17
Option Chains - Greeks
0 0
Option Chains - Quick Analysis
No No
Option Analysis - P&L Charts
No No
Option Probability Analysis
No No
Option Probability Analysis Adv
No No
Option Positions - Greeks
No No
Option Positions - Adv Analysis
No No
Option Positions - Rolling
No No
Option Positions - Grouping
No No
Platforms & Tools 1 3
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Beginners

Feature Chase You Invest Trade Cobra Trading
Has Education - Stocks
Yes No
Has Education - ETFs
No No
Has Education - Options
No No
Has Education - Mutual Funds
No No
Has Education - Fixed Income
No No
Has Education - Retirement
Yes No
Paper Trading
No Yes
Videos
Yes No
Webinars (Monthly Avg)
0 0
Webinars (Archived)
No No
Live Seminars
No No
Progress Tracking
No No
Interactive Learning - Quizzes
No No
Investor Magazine
No No
Education 2.5 0.5
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Banking

Feature Chase You Invest Trade Cobra Trading
Retail Locations
5000 0
Member FDIC
Yes No
Checking Accounts
Yes No
Savings Accounts
Yes No
Credit Cards
Yes No
Debit Cards
Yes No
Mortgage Loans
Yes No
No Fee Banking
No No
Banking 5 0.5
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Overall

Feature Chase You Invest Trade Cobra Trading
Chase You Invest Trade Review Cobra Trading Review
Overall 2.5 2.5
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Using data from our latest annual broker review which tested more than a dozen different online brokers over six months, we can compare Chase You Invest Trade vs Cobra Trading to determine which broker is best. Let's dive in.

First, we will break down the commission charges of both brokers for placing stock and options trades. Chase You Invest Trade charges more than Cobra Trading for placing regular stock trades ($2.95 and $0 (the broker charges a per share rate instead), respectively). Looking at options, the base fees charged are the same for both brokers, $N/A. Option contracts are pricier at Chase You Invest Trade, costing $N/A versus $0.50 at Cobra Trading. Instead of flat rate fees, several brokers charge a per-share fee instead. For a complete review of trading charges, read our full online broker reviews.

Next, investors want to make sure they can trade the investment vehicle they want. Chase You Invest Trade offers clients Stock Trading and Mutual Funds while Cobra Trading offers Stock Trading, Options Trading, Forex Trading and Futures Trading. As far as mutual funds go, Chase You Invest Trade boasts an offering of 2700 mutual funds compared to Cobra Trading's 0 available funds.

Finally, by comparing the each broker's website and platform features, we can surface interesting differences. Cobra Trading has virtual trading, Chase You Invest Trade doesn't. For mobile trading, Both Chase You Invest Trade and Cobra Trading offer clients access to an iPhone App and Android App. Online banking is also used by many customers, and multiple full-service brokerages provide these services. Checking Accounts, Savings Accounts, Debit Cards, Credit Cards and Mortgage Loans are offered by Chase You Invest Trade while Cobra Trading offers none of these.

Overall, between Chase You Invest Trade and Cobra Trading, Cobra Trading 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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