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 Interactive Brokers vs Just2Trade. Is Interactive Brokers or Just2Trade a better online broker?
First, we will make a comparison of the stock and option trading fees for trading with both brokers. Just2Trade, with its regular stock trades costing $2.50, is more expensive than Interactive Brokers's rate of $0 (the broker charges a per share rate instead) per trade. Looking at trading options, Interactive Brokers's base fee is $0 while Just2Trade's is $2.50. Option contracts are pricier at Interactive Brokers, costing $0.70 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. Interactive Brokers and Just2Trade provide clients with Stock Trading, Options Trading, Mutual Funds and Futures Trading. When it comes to mutual funds, Just2Trade trails Interactive Brokers by 8,000 total mutual funds, with Interactive Brokers offering 11000 and Just2Trade offering 3000.
Last but not least, by breaking down important features, tools, etc that each broker offers, we can really help to separate the two. Interactive Brokers alongside Just2Trade offer virtual trading. For mobile trading, Just2Trade supports the iPhone App and Android App while Interactive Brokers 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 available to clients of Interactive Brokers while Just2Trade offers customers none of these. On the whole, when it comes to tools, research, and mobile trading, both Interactive Brokers and Just2Trade were rated Best in Class - Platforms & Tools, Best in Class - Research and Best in Class - Mobile Trading.
Overall, between Interactive Brokers and Just2Trade, Interactive Brokers is the winner
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