Online Broker Reviews reviews many of the online brokers and robo-advisor available today. Our stock broker reviews cover those brokers that support stocks, options, ETFs, mutual funds, IRA's, 401ks, bonds, and similar investments. There are various stock brokers that also support forex, futures and commodity trading which will be noted under the "Trade Types" section within each review.

Our goal is to provide the most in-depth online broker and robo-advisor reviews so clients can find the best brokerage or advisor for their investing needs. Each year our team of traders test and assess these firms on over 290 variables which formulate their star ratings for various categories, as well as the scoring for the 2018 Annual Review. A full list of all online brokers currently reviews are listed below. Choose a broker to be taken to their stock broker review on the site.


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How We Test

Our mission at is to provide accurate and widespread data for every online broker we track. As of February, 2017, is home to the largest independent database on the web covering the US online brokerage industry. In our 2017 Review, we assessed over 300 separate variables across ten core categories for each broker.

In addition, we rated eight Robo Advisors on four core categories. Over 5,000 data points were assessed.

With this data, we were able to thoroughly evaluate each broker and provide visitors with accurate and easy to interpret star ratings for topics ranging from Commissions & Fees to  Customer Service. Alongside star ratings, data are displayed within each broker’s review page and are also integrated into research tools such as the Compare Tool and Screener Tool.

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