Published by Blain Reinkensmeyer
Friday, April 19th, 2019
Is Interactive Brokers better than Firstrade? After scoring brokers in nine separate categories for our 2019 review, Interactive Brokers (80.99%) is better than Firstrade (67.1%). While Interactive Brokers is not suitable for casual investors, it leads the industry in international trading and low-cost commissions desired by professional traders.
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