OptionsXpress (#1 Recommended)

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OptionsXpress Review ImageOptionsXpress Highlights:

  • Stocks $8.95 Per Trade Including Broker Assisted Trades
  • Options Are $1.95 Per Contract With A $12.95 Minimum
  • Trade Stocks, Options and Futures From One Account
  • No Account Maintenance Fee
  • Hone Your Skills On The Virtual Trading Platform
  • Now Partnered With Industry Leader Charles Schwab
  • No Minimum Balance Required To Keep An Open Account


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Rating: 7.7/10 (3 votes cast)

Fidelity Highlights:

  • Stocks, ETFs, and Options trades at a flat rate of $7.95
  • A wide variety of accounts to meet all your financial goals
  • $2500 minimum to open most accounts
  • No annual account maintenance fees
  • Offers an iPhone, IPad, and Android App
  • Free second opinion on investments
  • No surcharges on penny stocks
  • Low cost Fidelity Mutual Funds
  • Trade stocks online in 12 countries
  • Professional portfolio management option
  • Ranked #1 Broker by both SmartMoney Magazine (2011) and Kiplinger’s (2011)

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Rating: 6.8/10 (4 votes cast)
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TradeKing Highlights:

  • $4.95 flat rate regardless of type or size of order
  • No account minimums or annual fees
  • $50 referral incentive program
  • Receive $150 in transfer fees back when you switch to TradeKing
  • Rated as four stars by Barron’s for  the last 5 years
  • Ranked #1 in Customer Service by SmartMoney Magazine in 2008, 2010, 2011 and 2012
  • Offers an iPhone App and is compatible with Blackberry and other mobile devices
  • TradeKing LIVE offers browser based streaming market data, news, and video
  • Blog, create a profile, subscribe to another user on Trader Network
  • Educational articles, books, and webinars  for investors of all levels

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Charles Schwab

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Rating: 5.5/10 (2 votes cast)

Charles Schwab Highlights:

  • $8.95 flat-rate trades regardless of trade size, account balance or share price
  • No Account Maintenance fee
  • Over 300 local branch offices
  • Open an account with only $1000
  • Investment education and workshops available for investors of all levels
  • Manage accounts via the website and iPhone, Blackberry or Android
  • Offers StreetSmart Edge software trading tool
  • Thousands of no load mutual funds
  • Schwab investment professional are available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year
  • Offer high yield investor checking accounts

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Rating: 5.3/10 (12 votes cast)

E*Trade Highlights:

  • As low as $7.95 per trade including option trades*
  • Great retirement planning  feature for those looking ahead
  • 4.3 Million customer accounts
  • As low as 75 cents options contracts
  • Over 20 years of experience in the industry
  • Offers iPhone, Android, and Blackberry Apps
  • Comprehensive market research, ranked #1 in Research by SmartMoney Magazine (2011)
  • Share tips and strategies with other users on E*Trade Community network
  • New members trade free for 60 days plus get up to $500**

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