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Lightspeed Trading vs Just2Trade Review

Brandon Reinkensmeyer

Published by Brandon Reinkensmeyer


Monday, May 22nd, 2017

Using data from the StockBrokers.com 2017 Broker Rankings, we can compare Just2Trade vs Lightspeed Trading to determine which broker is better for you. Our database includes thousands of data points on everything from research to trading tools. Let's take a closer look at Just2Trade and Lightspeed Trading.

First we will break down the commission charges of both brokers for placing stock and options trades. Lightspeed Trading, with its regular stock trades costing $4.50, is more expensive than Just2Trade's rate of $2.50 per trade. For options trading, Just2Trade has a base fee of $2.50, and Lightspeed Trading a base fee of $0.00. At a difference of $0.10 per contract, Just2Trade's per contract rate of $0.50 is less than Lightspeed Trading which charges $0.60. Note that flat rate trading is not available everywhere though, so it is important to read the complete commission notes for each broker to know the full breakdown (go to any stock broker review page, then scroll down to the "Commission Notes" section).

Trading fees aside, having access to trade what you want is also an important consideration. Lightspeed Trading offers clients Stock Trading, Options Trading and Futures Trading while Just2Trade offers Stock Trading, Options Trading, Mutual Funds and Futures Trading. As far as mutual funds go, Lightspeed Trading trails Just2Trade by 3,000.00 total funds, with Just2Trade offering 3000 and Lightspeed Trading offering 0. And, commission free ETFs deserve a mention, which in this case means trading a possible 0 funds at both brokers.

Finally, by looking at the most popular features and offerings of each broker, we can really see the differences between the two. Both Just2Trade and Lightspeed Trading have virtual trading. For mobile trading, Just2Trade supports the iPhone App and Android App while Lightspeed Trading supports the none of these. Online banking is also used by many clients, and multiple brokerages provide these services. Banking is not popular with Just2Trade and Lightspeed Trading as Checking Accounts, Savings Accounts, Debit Cards, Credit Cards and Mortgage Loans are all unavailable. All things considered, when it comes to platform tools, research, and trading via smartphone, Unfortunately, neither Just2Trade nor Lightspeed Trading received awards for Best in Class - Platforms & Tools, Best in Class - Research and Best in Class - Mobile Trading.

Overall, both Just2Trade and Lightspeed Trading hold a 2.50 star rating.
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Overall
Commissions & Fees
Offering of Investments
Platforms & Tools
Research
Customer Service
Mobile Trading
Ease of Use
Education
Order Execution
Banking
Stock Trade Fee (flat)
Options Base Fee
Options Per Contract Fee
Mutual Fund Trade Fee
Broker Assisted Trades Fee
Minimum Deposit
No Inactivity Fees
No Fee IRAs
Stock Trading
Options Trading
Mutual Funds
Forex Trading
Futures Trading
Desktop Platform (Windows)
Web Platform
Virtual Trading
Charting - Drawing Tools
Charting - Indicators / Studies
Option Chains - Total Columns
Watch Lists - Total Fields
iPhone App
iPad App
Android App
Android Tablet App
Apple Watch App
Trading - After-Hours
Trading - Mutual Funds
Trading - Conditional Orders
Trading - Simple Options
Trading - Complex Options
Commission Free ETFs
Mutual Funds (No Load)
Mutual Funds (Total)
# of Easy to Borrow Stocks
Retail Locations
Under $24,999.99
$25,000.00 to $49,999.99
$50,000.00 to $99,999.99
$100,000.00 to $249,999.99
$250,000.00 to $499,999.99
Above $1,000,000.00
$500,000.00 to $999,999.99
Checking Accounts
Savings Accounts
Credit Cards
Debit Cards
Mortgage Loans
No Fee Banking
Lightspeed Trading
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2.5
4
3
3
0.5
3.5
0.5
2.5
1.5
4
0.5
 
$4.50
$0.00
$0.60
N/A
$25.00
$10,000.00
Yes
No
 
Yes
Yes
No
No
Yes
 
Yes
Yes
Yes
5
18
35
141
 
No
No
No
No
No
 
No
No
No
No
No
 
0
0
0
5500
0
 
6.50%
6.50%
5.50%
5.50%
4.75%
4.00%
4.25%
 
No
No
No
No
No
No
Just2Trade
Just2Trade Review
 
2.5
4.5
2.5
1.5
1
3.5
2
2.5
0.5
1
0.5
 
$2.50
$2.50
$0.50
$12.50
$22.50
$2,500.00
Yes
No
 
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
 
No
Yes
Yes
11
92
22
18
 
Yes
No
Yes
No
No
 
No
No
No
Yes
No
 
0
3000
3000
3400
0
 
7.00%
6.50%
6.25%
5.50%
5.50%
4.75%
5.00%
 
No
No
No
No
No
No

All pricing data was obtained from a published web site as of 2/20/2017 and is believed to be accurate, but is not guaranteed. The StockBrokers.com staff is constantly working with its online broker representatives to obtain the latest pricing data. If you believe any data listed above is inaccurate, please contact us using the link at the bottom of this page. For stock trade rates, advertised pricing is for a standard order size of 500 shares of stock priced at $30 per share. For options orders, an options regulatory fee per contract may apply.

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