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 Fidelity Investments vs Just2Trade. Is Fidelity Investments or Just2Trade a better online broker?
First, we will make a comparison of the stock and option trading fees for trading with both brokers. Fidelity Investments, with its regular stock trades costing $4.95, is more expensive than Just2Trade's rate of $2.50 per trade. For options trading, Fidelity Investments has a base fee of $4.95, and Just2Trade a base fee of $2.50. Option contracts are pricier at Fidelity Investments, costing $0.65 versus $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. Just2Trade supports Stock Trading, Options Trading, Mutual Funds and Futures Trading while Fidelity Investments supports Stock Trading, Options Trading and Mutual Funds. When it comes to mutual funds, Just2Trade trails Fidelity Investments by 9,505 total mutual funds, with Fidelity Investments offering 12505 and Just2Trade offering 3000. Commission free ETFs can also be a nice plus, with Fidelity Investments having the upper hand thanks to its 91 available commission free ETFs compared to Just2Trade's offering of 0.
Last but not least, by breaking down important features, tools, etc that each broker offers, we can really help to separate the two. Both Fidelity Investments and Just2Trade offer virtual trading. For mobile trading, Just2Trade offer clients access to an iPhone App and Android App while Fidelity Investments has an iPhone App, iPad App and Android App. Furthermore, some investors like to bank online, and multiple brokerages provide these services to clients. Clients can have Checking Accounts, Savings Accounts, Debit Cards and Credit Cards at Fidelity Investments while customers at Just2Trade can have none of these. On the whole, when it comes to tools, research, and mobile trading, Fidelity Investments was rated Best in Class - Platforms & Tools, Best in Class - Research and Best in Class - Mobile Trading, while Just2Trade was rated none of these.
Overall, Fidelity Investments boasts 4.50 stars versus Just2Trade's 2.50 stars.