The StockBrokers.com annual broker review assesses more than a dozen different brokers over six months, surfacing the best online stock brokers. This review compares Just2Trade vs TradeStation. Is Just2Trade or TradeStation a better online broker?
First, we will make a comparison of the stock and option trading fees for trading with both brokers. Just2Trade, with its regular stock trades costing $2.50, is more expensive than TradeStation's rate of $0 per trade. With options, the base fees charged are $2.50 (Just2Trade) and $0 (TradeStation). Option contracts cost $0.50 each at both brokerages. Note that some brokers charge a per-share fee instead of a flat-fee commission. For a full breakdown of commissions, read our online broker reviews.
For our next comparison of these two brokers, being able to trade the way you want is a must. Just2Trade alongside TradeStation offer clients Stock Trading, Options Trading, Mutual Funds and Futures Trading. When it comes to mutual funds, TradeStation boasts an offering of 4357 mutual funds compared to Just2Trade's 3000 available funds.
Last but not least, by breaking down important features, tools, etc that each broker offers, we can really help to separate the two. Both Just2Trade and TradeStation offer virtual trading. For mobile trading, Just2Trade supports the iPhone App and Android App while TradeStation supports the 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 TradeStation .
Overall, between Just2Trade and TradeStation, TradeStation is the winner.