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 5,000 data points, let's compare Just2Trade vs Capital One Investing.
To start this comparison, first, we will take a look at the online broker commission rates for placing regular stock and options trades. Capital One Investing charges more than Just2Trade for placing regular stock trades ($6.95 and $2.50, respectively). With options, the base fees charged are $6.95 (Capital One Investing) and $2.50 (Just2Trade). Option contracts are pricier at Capital One Investing, costing $0.75 versus $0.50 at Just2Trade. 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. Capital One Investing provides its clients with Stock Trading, Options Trading and Mutual Funds while Just2Trade provides clients access to Stock Trading, Options Trading, Mutual Funds and Futures Trading. Looking at mutual funds, Just2Trade boasts an offering of 3000 mutual funds compared to Capital One Investing's 1149 available funds. Commission free ETFs can also be valuable for customers, which in this case means trading a possible 0 commission free ETFs at both brokers.
Trading access aside, by comparing popular features and functionality, we can break down relevant differences between both brokers. Just2Trade offers virtual trading while Capital One Investing does not. Taking a look at mobile trading, Just2Trade supports the iPhone App and Android App while Capital One Investing supports 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. Checking Accounts, Savings Accounts, Debit Cards, Credit Cards and Mortgage Loans are available to clients of Capital One Investing while Just2Trade offers customers none of these. On the whole, when it comes to tools, research, and mobile trading, both Just2Trade and Capital One Investing found themselves without awards for Best in Class - Platforms & Tools, Best in Class - Research and Best in Class - Mobile Trading.
Overall, Capital One Investing comes out on top with 3.00 stars over Just2Trade's 2.50 stars.