Is Lightspeed better than Firstrade? After scoring brokers in eight separate categories for our 2020 review, Firstrade (76.33%) is better than Lightspeed (61.30%).
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Firstrade offers $0 stock, ETF, and options trades, and is best known for its easy-to-use website, alongside its Chinese language services. While Firstrade offers Morningstar research and a variety of tools, its overall offering struggles to stand out against household name brands who are also priced at $0. Read full review
Lightspeed is a direct-access online brokerage that focuses on serving active and professional traders through its in-house and third-party trading platforms. Casual traders beware, not trading enough means paying high monthly platform fees. Read full review