Using data from our latest annual broker review which tested more than a dozen different online brokers
over six months, we can compare Just2Trade vs TradeStation Securities 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. TradeStation Securities charges more than Just2Trade for placing regular stock trades ($5.00 and $2.50, respectively). Looking at trading options, Just2Trade's base fee is $2.50 while TradeStation Securities's is $5.00. Option contracts run $0.50 a piece at both brokerages. 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. Just2Trade and TradeStation Securities provide clients with Stock Trading, Options Trading, Mutual Funds and Futures Trading. As far as mutual funds go, Just2Trade trails TradeStation Securities by 1,951 total mutual funds, with TradeStation Securities offering 4951 and Just2Trade offering 3000. And, commission free ETFs deserve a comparison, which is a wash in this comparison as both Just2Trade and TradeStation Securities offer 0 commission free ETFs.
Finally, by comparing the each broker's website and platform features, we can surface interesting differences. Just2Trade alongside TradeStation Securities offer virtual trading. For mobile trading, Just2Trade offers the iPhone App and Android App while TradeStation Securities 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. Neither Just2Trade nor TradeStation Securities offers Checking Accounts, Savings Accounts, Debit Cards, Credit Cards and Mortgage Loans. All factors considered, when it comes to platform tools, research, and mobile trading, TradeStation Securities was rated Best in Class - Platforms & Tools, while Just2Trade was rated none of these.
Overall, TradeStation Securities comes out on top with 4.00 stars over Just2Trade's 2.50 stars.