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 4,000 data points, let's compare Just2Trade vs Lightspeed.
To start this comparison, first, we will take a look at the online broker commission rates for placing regular stock and options trades. Lightspeed, with its regular stock trades costing $4.50, is more expensive than Just2Trade's rate of $2.50 per trade. Looking at trading options, Lightspeed's base fee is $0 while Just2Trade's is $2.50. Just2Trade's per contract rate of $0.50 is less than Lightspeed which charges $0.60. 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. Lightspeed supports Stock Trading, Options Trading and Futures Trading while Just2Trade supports Stock Trading, Options Trading, Mutual Funds and Futures Trading. Looking at mutual funds, Just2Trade boasts an offering of 3000 mutual funds compared to Lightspeed's 0 available funds.
Trading access aside, by comparing popular features and functionality, we can break down relevant differences between both brokers. Just2Trade alongside Lightspeed offer virtual trading. Taking a look at mobile trading, Just2Trade offers the iPhone App and Android App while Lightspeed 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. Unfortunately, Checking Accounts, Savings Accounts, Debit Cards, Credit Cards and Mortgage Loans are not available at Just2Trade or Lightspeed .
Overall, between Just2Trade and Lightspeed, Lightspeed is the winner.