Online Broker Reviews
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.
Our goal is to provide the most in-depth reviews so investors can find the best brokerage for their investing needs. Each year our team tests and assess these firms on over 280 variables which formulate their star ratings for various categories, as well as the scoring for the Annual Broker Review.
How We Test
Our mission at StockBrokers.com is to provide accurate and widespread data for every online broker we track. StockBrokers.com is home to the largest independent database on the web covering the US online brokerage industry. In our 2019 Review, we assessed each broker on 284 separate variables across ten core categories.
With this data, we are able to thoroughly evaluate each broker and provide StockBrokers.com visitors with accurate and easy to understand star ratings. Broker star ratings can also be compared side by side using the brokerage comparison tool.
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Historical Broker Reviews
Over the years, online brokers come and go. Here is a list of brokerages (with their original reviews) that have been acquired and no longer operate as a standalone business: Capital One Investing (acquired by E*TRADE), MB Trading (acquired by Ally Invest) OptionsHouse (acquired by E*TRADE), optionsXpress (acquired by Charles Schwab), Scottrade (acquired by TD Ameritrade), tradeMONSTER (merged with OptionsHouse).