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 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 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. 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 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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