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 5,000 data points, let's compare Fidelity Investments vs Just2Trade.
To start this comparison, first, we will take a look at the online broker commission rates for placing regular stock and options trades. Fidelity Investments charges more than Just2Trade for placing regular stock trades ($4.95 and $2.50, respectively). For options trading, Fidelity Investments has a base fee of $4.95, and Just2Trade a base fee of $2.50. Each option contract then costs $0.65 at Fidelity Investments and $0.50 at Just2Trade. 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. Just2Trade supports Stock Trading, Options Trading, Mutual Funds and Futures Trading while Fidelity Investments supports Stock Trading, Options Trading and Mutual Funds. Looking at mutual funds, Fidelity Investments boasts an offering of 12505 mutual funds compared to Just2Trade's 3000 available funds. Commission free ETFs can also be valuable for customers, with Just2Trade falling behind Fidelity Investments, offering 0 commission free ETFs compared to Fidelity Investments's 265.
Trading access aside, by comparing popular features and functionality, we can break down relevant differences between both brokers. Both Fidelity Investments and Just2Trade offer virtual trading. Taking a look at mobile trading, Just2Trade offers the iPhone App and Android App while Fidelity Investments offers 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 and Credit Cards are available to clients of Fidelity Investments while Just2Trade offers customers none of these. On the whole, when it comes to tools, research, and mobile trading, Fidelity Investments finished with awards Best in Class - Platforms & Tools, Best in Class - Research and Best in Class - Mobile Trading, while Just2Trade came up with none of these.
Overall, Fidelity Investments boasts 5.00 stars versus Just2Trade's 2.50 stars.