The StockBrokers.com annual broker review assesses more than a dozen different brokers over six months, surfacing the best online stock brokers
. This review compares E*TRADE vs Just2Trade. Is E*TRADE or Just2Trade a better online broker?
First, we will make a comparison of the stock and option trading fees for trading with both brokers. E*TRADE charges more than Just2Trade for placing regular stock trades ($6.95 and $2.50, respectively). For options trading, E*TRADE has a base fee of $6.95, and Just2Trade a base fee of $2.50. Each option contract then costs $0.75 at E*TRADE and $0.50 at Just2Trade. Note that some brokers charge a per-share fee instead of a flat-fee commission. For a full breakdown of commissions, read our online broker reviews
For our next comparison of these two brokers, being able to trade the way you want is a must. Both E*TRADE and Just2Trade support Stock Trading, Options Trading, Mutual Funds and Futures Trading. When it comes to mutual funds, E*TRADE offers its clients access to 8998 different mutual funds while Just2Trade has 3000 available funds, a difference of 5,998. Commission free ETFs can also be a nice plus, with Just2Trade falling behind E*TRADE, offering 0 commission free ETFs compared to E*TRADE's 225.
Last but not least, by breaking down important features, tools, etc that each broker offers, we can really help to separate the two. Just2Trade makes virtual trading available to clients, while E*TRADE does not. For mobile trading, Just2Trade supports the iPhone App and Android App while E*TRADE supports the iPhone App, iPad App and Android App. Furthermore, some investors like to bank online, and multiple brokerages provide these services to clients. Checking Accounts and Debit Cards are offered by E*TRADE while Just2Trade offers none of these. On the whole, when it comes to tools, research, and mobile trading, E*TRADE posted awards Best in Class - Research in 2018, while Just2Trade found itself with none of these.
Overall, E*TRADE boasts 4.50 stars versus Just2Trade's 2.50 stars.