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StockBrokers.com reviews many of the online brokers available today for trading. Our online broker reviews assess brokers that offer stock trading, options trading, ETFs, mutual funds, IRAs, bonds, futures, and forex. StockBrokers.com reviews many of the online brokers available today 

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Fidelity Review

Fidelity is a value-driven online broker offering $0 trades, industry-leading research, excellent trading tools and an easy-to-use mobile app. It's one of our top picks overall.

Sam Levine, CFA, CMT

E*TRADE Review

E*TRADE is a top-performing broker whose highlights include $0 trades, two excellent mobile apps and the Power E*TRADE platform.

Sam Levine, CFA, CMT

Charles Schwab Review

As the granddaddy of discount brokers, Charles Schwab understands how to deliver value to its customers, providing a comprehensive roster of tools, advice and actionable ideas at reasonable cost.

Sam Levine, CFA, CMT

Merrill Edge Review

Merrill Edge and its corporate parent, Bank of America, make a strong case to be your cradle-to-grave financial services partner.

Sam Levine, CFA, CMT

Interactive Brokers Review

Interactive Brokers is a go-to choice for professionals because of its institutional-grade desktop trading platform, high-quality trade executions and rock-bottom margin rates.

Sam Levine, CFA, CMT

Firstrade Review

Firstrade scored well in our testing for penny stock trading, and is a great choice for Chinese-speaking investors. However, it lags the competition in certain areas, including platforms and tools.

Sam Levine, CFA, CMT

Tastytrade Review

Tastytrade isn’t for every investor, but its platform is ideal for frequent options and futures traders, offering efficient workflow, useful risk management tools, killer design, and online content that make you feel like you’re on a trading desk.

Sam Levine, CFA, CMT

Best Stock Brokers for June 2024

Every online stock broker is unique. Deciding which one is right for you comes down to differences in the overall trading experience. Here's a look at the best online brokers and platforms available today.

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Fidelity Review

Fidelity is a value-driven online broker offering $0 trades, industry-leading research, excellent trading tools and an easy-to-use mobile app. It's one of our top picks overall.

Sam Levine, CFA, CMT

Merrill Edge Review

Merrill Edge and its corporate parent, Bank of America, make a strong case to be your cradle-to-grave financial services partner.

Sam Levine, CFA, CMT

E*TRADE Review

E*TRADE is a top-performing broker whose highlights include $0 trades, two excellent mobile apps and the Power E*TRADE platform.

Sam Levine, CFA, CMT

Charles Schwab Review

As the granddaddy of discount brokers, Charles Schwab understands how to deliver value to its customers, providing a comprehensive roster of tools, advice and actionable ideas at reasonable cost.

Sam Levine, CFA, CMT

Interactive Brokers Review

Interactive Brokers is a go-to choice for professionals because of its institutional-grade desktop trading platform, high-quality trade executions and rock-bottom margin rates.

Sam Levine, CFA, CMT

Robinhood Review

Robinhood is very easy to use and its educational content is a joy to read. But, in today’s competitive market for your investing dollars, it's finding it harder to stand out against other brokers.

Sam Levine, CFA, CMT

Ally Invest Review

For current Ally customers looking to invest in stocks, Ally's universal-accounts experience and easy-to-use website offer a convenient solution. Its website is far stronger than the mobile app.

Sam Levine, CFA, CMT

Best Stock Trading Platforms for Beginners of June 2024

To find the best trading platform for beginner investors, we tested and scored 18 trading platforms, focusing on features that are essential for new investors.

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Tastytrade Review

Tastytrade isn’t for every investor, but its platform is ideal for frequent options and futures traders, offering efficient workflow, useful risk management tools, killer design, and online content that make you feel like you’re on a trading desk.

Sam Levine, CFA, CMT      June 18, 2024

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Webull Review

Webull is an excellent choice for beginning and intermediate traders. Experienced investors may eventually miss the features, research, and investment choices available at leading brokers.

Sam Levine, CFA, CMT      June 14, 2024

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Charles Schwab Review

As the granddaddy of discount brokers, Charles Schwab understands how to deliver value to its customers, providing a comprehensive roster of tools, advice and actionable ideas at reasonable cost.

Sam Levine, CFA, CMT      June 12, 2024

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Interactive Brokers Review

Interactive Brokers is a go-to choice for professionals because of its institutional-grade desktop trading platform, high-quality trade executions and rock-bottom margin rates.

Sam Levine, CFA, CMT      June 12, 2024

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Robinhood Review

Robinhood is very easy to use and its educational content is a joy to read. But, in today’s competitive market for your investing dollars, it's finding it harder to stand out against other brokers.

Sam Levine, CFA, CMT      June 12, 2024

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E*TRADE Review

E*TRADE is a top-performing broker whose highlights include $0 trades, two excellent mobile apps and the Power E*TRADE platform.

Sam Levine, CFA, CMT      June 12, 2024

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Fidelity Review

Fidelity is a value-driven online broker offering $0 trades, industry-leading research, excellent trading tools and an easy-to-use mobile app. It's one of our top picks overall.

Sam Levine, CFA, CMT      June 12, 2024

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SoFi Invest Review

SoFi’s breadth of banking and other financial services make it an adequate choice for beginner investors looking for one place to manage most of their financial needs.

Sam Levine, CFA, CMT      May 31, 2024

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Vanguard Review

Vanguard is known for its low-cost funds, and the investment platform is really built for those looking to invest solely in mutual funds and ETFs.

Sam Levine, CFA, CMT      May 06, 2024

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Ally Invest Review

For current Ally customers looking to invest in stocks, Ally's universal-accounts experience and easy-to-use website offer a convenient solution. Its website is far stronger than the mobile app.

Sam Levine, CFA, CMT      April 29, 2024

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