Using data from the StockBrokers.com 2017 Broker Review which tested 16 different online brokers
over six months, we can compare Just2Trade vs OptionsHouse to determine which broker is best. Let's dive in.
First, we will break down the commission charges of both brokers for placing stock and options trades. OptionsHouse charges $4.95 per stock trade which is $2.45 more than Just2Trade which charges customers $2.50 per trade. For options trading, OptionsHouse has a base fee of $4.95, and Just2Trade a base fee of $2.50. Option contracts at both of the brokerages are the same at $0.50 each. Instead of flat rate fees, several brokers charge a per-share fee instead. For a complete review of trading charges, read our full online broker reviews
Next, investors want to make sure they can trade the investment vehicle they want. Both Just2Trade and OptionsHouse support Stock Trading, Options Trading, Mutual Funds and Futures Trading. As far as mutual funds go, Just2Trade trails OptionsHouse by 9,275 total mutual funds, with OptionsHouse offering 12275 and Just2Trade offering 3000. And, commission free ETFs deserve a comparison, with OptionsHouse having the upper hand thanks to its 5 available commission free ETFs compared to Just2Trade's offering of 0.
Finally, by comparing the each broker's website and platform features, we can surface interesting differences. Just2Trade alongside OptionsHouse offer virtual trading. For mobile trading, Just2Trade offers the iPhone App and Android App while OptionsHouse offers the iPhone App, iPad App and Android App. Online banking is also used by many customers, and multiple full-service brokerages provide these services. Unfortunately, Checking Accounts, Savings Accounts, Debit Cards, Credit Cards and Mortgage Loans are not available at Just2Trade or OptionsHouse . All factors considered, when it comes to platform tools, research, and mobile trading, OptionsHouse was rated Best in Class - Mobile Trading in 2017, while Just2Trade was rated none of these.
Overall, OptionsHouse takes the upper hand with 4.00 stars over Just2Trade's 2.50 stars.