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E*TRADE vs Chase You Invest Trade 2019

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 E*TRADE better than Chase You Invest Trade? After scoring brokers in nine separate categories for our 2019 review, E*TRADE (83.68%) is better than Chase You Invest Trade (45.51%). Founded in 1982, E*TRADE is a full-service online broker that charges $6.95 for stock trades with discounts for active traders. While E*TRADE may not offer the cheapest trades, the Power E*TRADE platform is excellent for options trading, and the broker offers two great mobile apps.

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Overall Rating

Feature E*TRADE Chase You Invest Trade
Overall 4 2.5
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Trading Fees

Feature E*TRADE Chase You Invest Trade
Minimum Deposit $500.00 $0.00
Stock Trade Fee (per trade) $6.95 $2.95
ETF Trade Fee $6.95 $2.95
Options Base Fee $6.95 N/A
Options Per Contract Fee $0.75 N/A
Mutual Fund Trade Fee $19.99 $0.00
Broker Assisted Trades Fee $25.00 $25.00
Commissions & Fees 3.5 4.5
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Margin Rates

Feature E*TRADE
Open Account
Chase You Invest Trade
Open Account
Under $24,999.99 10.50% N/A
$25,000.00 to $49,999.99 10.25% N/A
$50,000.00 to $99,999.99 9.75% N/A
$100,000.00 to $249,999.99 9.25% N/A
$250,000.00 to $499,999.99 8.75% N/A
$500,000.00 to $999,999.99 8.25% N/A
Above $1,000,000.00 7.25% N/A
Commissions & Fees 3.5 4.5
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Account Fees

Feature E*TRADE Chase You Invest Trade
IRA Annual Fee $0.00 $0.00
IRA Closure Fee $60.00 $75.00
Returned ACH Fee $0.00 N/A
Returned Wire Fee $0.00 N/A
Stock Certificate Processing Fee $0.00 N/A
Stock Certificate Delivery Fee $75.00 N/A
Paper Statement Fee $2.00 $6.00
Paper Confirmation Fee $0.00 N/A
Domestic Wire Fee $25.00 $30.00
International Wire Fee $25.00 $30.00
Commissions & Fees 3.5 4.5

Investment Options

Feature E*TRADE 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
Yes No
Forex Trading
No No
Commission-Free ETFs 295 0
Mutual Funds (No Load)
6266 2700
Mutual Funds (Total)
9062 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 4.5 2
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Order Types

Feature E*TRADE 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
Yes No
Offering of Investments 4.5 2
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Trading Platforms

Feature E*TRADE Chase You Invest Trade
Desktop Platform (Windows)
Yes No
Desktop Platform (Mac)
Yes No
Web Platform
Yes Yes
Paper Trading
Yes No
Trade Journal
No No
Watch Lists - Total Fields
125 4
Two-Factor Authentication Login
Yes No
Heat Mapping
No No
Platforms & Tools 4.5 1
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Charting Features

Feature E*TRADE Chase You Invest Trade
Charting - Trade Off Chart
Yes No
Charting - Indicators / Studies
118 21
Charting - Drawing Tools
33 0
Charting - Historical Trades
Yes No
Charting - Corporate Events
Yes Yes
Charting - Automated Analysis
No No
Charting - Save Profiles
Yes No
Charting - Study Customizations
6 0
Charting - Custom Studies
No No
Platforms & Tools 4.5 1
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Day Trading

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

Feature E*TRADE Chase You Invest Trade
iPhone App
Yes Yes
Android App
Yes Yes
Apple Watch App
Yes No
Trading - Stocks
Yes Yes
Trading - After-Hours
Yes No
Trading - Conditional Orders
Yes No
Trading - Mutual Funds
Yes 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 E*TRADE Chase You Invest Trade
Watch List Syncing
Yes No
Stock Alerts - Basic Fields
Yes No
Stock Alerts - Advanced Fields
No No
Charting - After Hours
Yes No
Charting - Drawing
No No
Charting - Study Customizations
Yes No
Customizable Homescreen
Yes No
Heatmapping
Yes No
Stream Live TV
Yes No
Barcode Lookup
Yes No
Mobile Trading 5 2
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Research Overview

Feature E*TRADE 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
Yes No
Research - Futures
Yes No
Research - Forex
No No
Screener - Stocks
Yes Yes
Screener - ETFs
Yes Yes
Screener - Mutual Funds
Yes Yes
Screener - Options
Yes No
Screener - Bonds
Yes No
Misc - Portfolio Builder
Yes No
Misc - Portfolio Allocation
Yes Yes
Research 4.5 2.5
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Stock Research

Feature E*TRADE Chase You Invest Trade
Stock Research - Reports
4 1
Stock Research - Earnings
Yes No
Stock Research - Insiders
Yes No
Stock Research - Metric Comp
No No
Stock Research - SEC Filings
Yes No
Stock Research - Social
Yes No
Stock Research - Balance Sheet
Yes No
Stock Research - Cash Flows
Yes No
Stock Research - News
Yes Yes
Stock Research - ESG
No No
Research 4.5 2.5
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ETF Research

Feature E*TRADE Chase You Invest Trade
ETFs - Strategy Overview
Yes No
ETFs - Top 10 Holdings
Yes Yes
ETFs - Sector Exposure
Yes Yes
ETFs - Risk Analysis
Yes No
ETFs - Performance Analysis
Yes No
ETFs - Ratings
Yes No
ETFs - Morningstar StyleMap
Yes Yes
ETFs - Reports
Yes No
Research 4.5 2.5
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Mutual Fund Research

Feature E*TRADE Chase You Invest Trade
Mutual Funds - Strategy Overview
Yes No
Mutual Funds - Prospectus
Yes No
Mutual Funds - Reports
Yes No
Mutual Funds - Fees Breakdown
Yes No
Mutual Funds - Top 10 Holdings
Yes Yes
Mutual Funds - Asset Allocation
Yes Yes
Mutual Funds - Sector Allocation
Yes Yes
Mutual Funds - Country Allocation
Yes Yes
Mutual Funds - StyleMap
Yes Yes
Mutual Funds - 3rd Party Ratings
Yes No
Research 4.5 2.5
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Options Trading

Feature E*TRADE Chase You Invest Trade
Option Chains - Streaming
Yes No
Option Chains - Total Columns
30 3
Option Chains - Greeks
5 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
Yes No
Option Positions - Grouping
Yes No
Platforms & Tools 4.5 1
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Beginners

Feature E*TRADE Chase You Invest Trade
Has Education - Stocks
Yes Yes
Has Education - ETFs
Yes 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
Yes No
Videos
Yes Yes
Webinars (Monthly Avg)
12 0
Webinars (Archived)
Yes No
Live Seminars
Yes No
Progress Tracking
No No
Interactive Learning - Quizzes
Yes No
Investor Magazine
No No
Education 4.5 2.5
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Banking

Feature E*TRADE Chase You Invest Trade
Retail Locations
30 5000
Member FDIC
Yes Yes
Checking Accounts
Yes Yes
Savings Accounts
Yes Yes
Credit Cards
No Yes
Debit Cards
Yes Yes
Mortgage Loans
No Yes
No Fee Banking
No No
Banking 4 5
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Overall

Feature E*TRADE Chase You Invest Trade
E*TRADE Review Chase You Invest Trade Review
Overall 4 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 E*TRADE 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. E*TRADE, with its regular stock trades costing $6.95, is more expensive than Chase You Invest Trade's rate of $2.95 per trade. Looking at trading options, E*TRADE's base fee is $6.95 while Chase You Invest Trade's is $N/A. Option contracts are pricier at Chase You Invest Trade, costing $N/A versus $0.75 at E*TRADE. 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 supports Stock Trading and Mutual Funds while E*TRADE supports Stock Trading, Options Trading, Mutual Funds and Futures Trading. As far as mutual funds go, E*TRADE boasts an offering of 9062 mutual funds compared to Chase You Invest Trade's 2700 available funds.

Finally, by comparing the each broker's website and platform features, we can surface interesting differences. E*TRADE offers virtual trading while Chase You Invest Trade does not. For mobile trading, Chase You Invest Trade supports the iPhone App and Android App while E*TRADE supports the iPhone App, iPad App and Android App. Online banking is also used by many customers, and multiple full-service brokerages provide these services. Checking Accounts, Savings Accounts and Debit Cards are available to clients of E*TRADE while Chase You Invest Trade offers customers Checking Accounts, Savings Accounts, Debit Cards, Credit Cards and Mortgage Loans.

Overall, between Chase You Invest Trade and E*TRADE, E*TRADE 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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