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TradeStation vs Chase You Invest Trade 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 Chase You Invest Trade better than TradeStation? After scoring brokers on over 4,000 data points for our 2019 review, TradeStation (71.75%) is better than Chase You Invest Trade (35.77%). As a trading technology leader, TradeStation shines, supporting casual traders through its web-based platform, and active traders through its award-winning desktop platform.

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Overall Rating

Feature TradeStation Chase You Invest Trade
Overall 3.5 2.5
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Trading Fees

Feature TradeStation Chase You Invest Trade
Minimum Deposit $500.00 $0.00
Stock Trade Fee (per trade) $5.00 $2.95
Options Base Fee $5.00 N/A
Options Per Contract Fee $0.50 N/A
Mutual Fund Trade Fee $14.95 $0.00
Broker Assisted Trades Fee $50.00 $25.00
IRA Annual Fee $35.00 $0.00
IRA Closure Fee $50.00 $75.00
Commissions & Fees 3.5 4.5
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Margin Rates

Feature TradeStation Chase You Invest Trade
Under $24,999.99 9.25% N/A
$25,000.00 to $49,999.99 9.25% N/A
$50,000.00 to $99,999.99 8.50% N/A
$100,000.00 to $249,999.99 8.50% N/A
$250,000.00 to $499,999.99 8.50% N/A
$500,000.00 to $999,999.99 5.25% N/A
Above $1,000,000.00 5.25% N/A
Commissions & Fees 3.5 4.5
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Trading Platforms

Feature TradeStation Chase You Invest Trade
Desktop Platform (Windows)
Yes No
Desktop Platform (Mac)
No No
Web Platform
Yes Yes
Paper Trading
Yes No
Trade Journal
No No
Watch Lists - Total Fields
335 4
Two-Factor Authentication Login
Yes No
Heat Mapping
No No
Platforms & Tools 4.5 1
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Charting Features

Feature TradeStation Chase You Invest Trade
Charting - Trade Off Chart
Yes No
Charting - Indicators / Studies
282 21
Charting - Drawing Tools
23 0
Charting - Historical Trades
Yes No
Charting - Corporate Events
No Yes
Charting - Automated Analysis
No No
Charting - Save Profiles
Yes No
Charting - Study Customizations
12 0
Charting - Custom Studies
Yes No
Platforms & Tools 4.5 1
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Day Trading

Feature TradeStation Chase You Invest Trade
Stock Alerts - Basic Fields
Yes No
Stock Alerts - Advanced Fields
Yes No
Streaming Time & Sales
Yes No
Streaming TV
No 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
Yes No
Client Liquidity Rebates
Yes No
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Mobile Trading

Feature TradeStation Chase You Invest Trade
iPhone App
Yes Yes
Android App
Yes Yes
Apple Watch App
No No
Trading - Stocks
Yes Yes
Trading - After-Hours
Yes No
Trading - Conditional Orders
Yes 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
Watch List Syncing
Yes No
Stock Alerts - Basic Fields
Yes No
Stock Alerts - Advanced Fields
No No
Charting - After Hours
Yes No
Charting - Drawing
Yes No
Charting - Study Customizations
Yes No
Customizable Homescreen
No No
Heatmapping
No No
Stream Live TV
No No
Barcode Lookup
No No
Mobile Trading 4.5 2
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Research Overview

Feature TradeStation Chase You Invest Trade
Research - Stocks
Yes Yes
Research - ETFs
Yes Yes
Research - Mutual Funds
No Yes
Research - Pink Sheets / OTCBB
Yes No
Research - Fixed Income
No No
Research - Futures
Yes No
Research - Forex
Yes No
Screener - Stocks
Yes Yes
Screener - ETFs
No Yes
Screener - Mutual Funds
No Yes
Screener - Options
Yes No
Screener - Bonds
No No
Misc - Portfolio Builder
No No
Misc - Portfolio Allocation
No Yes
Research 1.5 2.5
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Stock Research

Feature TradeStation Chase You Invest Trade
Stock Research - Reports
0 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 1.5 2.5
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Fund Research

Feature TradeStation Chase You Invest Trade
ETFs - Strategy Overview
No No
ETFs - Top 10 Holdings
No Yes
ETFs - Sector Exposure
No Yes
ETFs - Risk Analysis
No No
ETFs - Performance Analysis
No No
ETFs - Ratings
No No
ETFs - Morningstar StyleMap
No Yes
ETFs - Reports
No No
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
No Yes
Mutual Funds - Asset Allocation
No Yes
Mutual Funds - Sector Allocation
No Yes
Mutual Funds - Country Allocation
No Yes
Mutual Funds - StyleMap
No Yes
Mutual Funds - 3rd Party Ratings
No No
Research 1.5 2.5
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Options Trading

Feature TradeStation Chase You Invest Trade
Option Chains - Streaming
Yes No
Option Chains - Total Columns
32 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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Investments

Feature TradeStation 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 0 0
Mutual Funds (No Load)
887 2700
Mutual Funds (Total)
4357 2700
Bonds (US Treasury)
Yes Yes
Bonds (Corporate)
Yes Yes
Bonds (Municipal)
Yes Yes
Advisor Services
No Yes
International Trading
No No
Offering of Investments 4 2
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Order Types

Feature TradeStation 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
Yes No
Order Type - OCO
Yes No
Order Type - OTO
Yes No
Order Type - OTOCO
Yes No
Offering of Investments 4 2
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Beginners

Feature TradeStation Chase You Invest Trade
Has Education - Stocks
Yes Yes
Has Education - ETFs
No No
Has Education - Options
Yes No
Has Education - Mutual Funds
No No
Has Education - Fixed Income
No No
Has Education - Retirement
No Yes
Paper Trading
Yes No
Videos
Yes Yes
Webinars (Monthly Avg)
30 0
Webinars (Archived)
Yes No
Live Seminars
Yes No
Progress Tracking
No No
Interactive Learning - Quizzes
No No
Investor Magazine
Yes No
Education 3 2.5
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Banking

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

Feature TradeStation Chase You Invest Trade
TradeStation Review Chase You Invest Trade Review
Overall 3.5 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 Chase You Invest Trade vs TradeStation.

To start this comparison, first, we will take a look at the online broker commission rates for placing regular stock and options trades. TradeStation charges $5.00 per stock trade which is $2.05 more than Chase You Invest Trade which charges customers $2.95 per trade. For options trading, TradeStation has a base fee of $5, and Chase You Invest Trade a base fee of $N/A. TradeStation's per contract rate of $0.50 is less than Chase You Invest Trade which charges $N/A. 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 TradeStation supports Stock Trading, Options Trading, Mutual Funds and Futures Trading. Looking at mutual funds, Chase You Invest Trade trails TradeStation by 1,657 total mutual funds, with TradeStation offering 4357 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. TradeStation has virtual trading, Chase You Invest Trade doesn't. Taking a look at mobile trading, Chase You Invest Trade supports the iPhone App and Android App while TradeStation supports the 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 available to clients of Chase You Invest Trade while TradeStation offers customers none of these.

Overall, between Chase You Invest Trade and TradeStation, TradeStation 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.

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