Compare Stock Brokers

Compare Stock brokers with our exhaustive list. Hopefully the list will allow you to browse and compare all the major stock brokers and help you find a broker that best suits your needs.

If you have any experiences with any of the listed brokers, good or bad, please click the broker link and write a review. Your feedback will be very much appreciated.

Whilst I have done my done to obtain all the data for each broker and at the time of writing it is all correct.

However, things can change and I will do my best to keep it current, I cannot guarantee the list to be fully accurate. If you spot something that isn’t right please feel free to contact me and I will correct it immediately.

Stock Broker Name Cost per Trade Min Account Size Broker Assisted Trading Margin Rates Virtual Trading Average Rating
Tradeking $4.95 0 $4.95 6.5% No 9.67
Zecco $0* $25k* $19.99 7.5% No 10
trade MONSTER $7.50 $2,000 $7.50 7.5% Yes 0
Options Xpress $9.95 0 $9.95 6.25% Yes 0
Scottrade $7 $500 $27 7.5% No 10
Etrade $9.99 $1,000 $19.95 7.49% No 9
MB Trading $4.95 $1,000 $4.95 7.49% Yes 0
Firstrade $6.95 0 $26.95 7.75 No 0
WallStreet*E $16.00 0 $48.00 7.75% No 0
Options House $2.95 $0 $2.95 4.45% Yes 10
ThinkorSwim $9.95 or $.015 per share ($5.00 minimum) $3,500 $9.95 FedFunds rate+7.45% No 0
ShareBuilder $9.95 $0 $19.95 6.5% No 0
TDAmeritrade $9.99 $2,000 $44.99 Highly variable No 0
LowTrades $4.95 $0 $25 2.5%-3% above base rate No 3
TradeStation $9.99-$12.99 $5,000 add $20 7.75% Yes 0
Interactive Brokers $0.005 per share, $1 min $5,000 $32 Prime � 0.23% Yes 0