Is TD Ameritrade better than TradeStation? After scoring brokers on over 4,000 data points for our 2019 review, TD Ameritrade (86.98%) is better than TradeStation (71.75%).
Best for Overall and Beginners
Rated our #1 online broker in 2019, TD Ameritrade charges $0 per trade and offers the largest variety of trading tools through its desktop-based thinkorswim and Mobile Trader platforms. It also ranks #1, alongside its Best in Class rating, for numerous other categories including Beginners, Trading Platforms and Tools, Customer Service, and Education, among others.Read full review.
Best for Platform Technology - Open Account
Promo Offer: Commission-Free Trades on Stocks, ETFs & Options Trades
TradeStation's advanced trading platform has been awarded Best Platform Technology for the past six years. For active traders and day traders, TradeStation was rated 5 stars and comes packed full of tools and functionality. And, for traders who do not require all the bells and whistles of the TradeStation desktop platform, a $0 trading plan option is available.Read full review.