The StockBrokers.com 2017 Brokerage Review
compares Just2Trade vs OptionsHouse. Compare Just2Trade and OptionsHouse trade commissions, fees and overall broker ratings by using the table below. Is Just2Trade or OptionsHouse a better online broker?
Looking at both brokers, first we will take a look at the commission rates for both placing regular stock and options trades. OptionsHouse charges more than Just2Trade for placing regular stock trades ($4.95 and $2.50, respectively). Looking at trading options, Just2Trade's base fee is $2.50 while OptionsHouse's is $4.95. Contracts at both of the brokerages are the same at $0.50 each. It should be noted that not every broker uses a flat rate stock trade fee structure, so it is important to read the full commission notes (head over to any online brokerage review
page, then navigate to the "Commission Notes" section).
Alongside trade commissions, being able to trade the way you want is a must. Just2Trade alongside OptionsHouse offer clients Stock Trading, Options Trading, Mutual Funds and Futures Trading. When it comes to mutual funds, Just2Trade trails OptionsHouse by 9,275.00 total funds, with OptionsHouse offering 12275 and Just2Trade offering 3000. Commission free ETFs can also be a nice plus, with OptionsHouse having the upper hand thanks to its 5 available ETFs compared to Just2Trade's offering of 0.
Last but not least, by breaking down important features that each broker offers, we can really help to separate the two brokers. Just2Trade alongside OptionsHouse have virtual trading. For mobile trading, Just2Trade gives clients access to an iPhone App and Android App while OptionsHouse has an iPhone App, iPad App and Android App. Furthermore, some investors like to bank online, and multiple brokerages provide these services to clients. Unfortunately Checking Accounts, Savings Accounts, Debit Cards, Credit Cards and Mortgage Loans are not available at Just2Trade or OptionsHouse . On the whole, when it comes to tools, research, and trading on the go, OptionsHouse finished with awards for Best in Class - Mobile Trading in 2014, while Just2Trade came up with none of these.
Overall, OptionsHouse comes out on top with 4.00 stars over Just2Trade's 2.50 stars.