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The firm was named best online broker for Long-Term Investing (shared with two others), Novice Investing (shared with 1 other), and Investor Education (shared with 2 others). 2017: Fidelity was evaluated against 15 others and earned the top overall score of 35.6 out of a possible 40.
Merrill Edge is available through MLPF&S, and consists of the Merrill Edge Advisory Center (investment guidance) and self-directed online investing. Merrill Lynch makes available products and services offered by MLPF&S and other subsidiaries of Bank of America Corporation ("BofA Corp.").
Ally Invest offers volume/balance pricing of $3.95 per equity trade and 50 cents per options contract for users who make 30 or more trades in the prior calendar quarter and/or maintain an average daily balance of more than $100,000 in the prior calendar quarter.
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Interactive Brokers earned an overall rating of 4.5 in 2018 1 and Rated #1 - Best Online Broker. Interactive Brokers earned a rating of 4.5 in 2018 1 for "Best for Options Traders". Interactive Brokers earned a rating of 4.6 in 2018 1 for "Lowest Cost". Interactive Brokers earned a rating of 4.9 in ...
TD Ameritrade received 5 stars Overall in the StockBrokers.com 2018 Online Broker Review. We're rated #1 in 9 different categories. And we were named among the Best in Class for Offering of Investments, Research, Mobile Trading, Ease of Use, Active Trading, and Options Trading.
Schwab Trading Services™ includes access to StreetSmart® trading platforms, the Schwab Trading Community, and Schwab trading specialists (a Schwab brokerage account is required). There are no fees to use Schwab Trading Services. Other account fees, optional data fees, fund expenses, and brokerage commissions may apply.
The Connection service includes only accounts managed by investment advisors affiliated with Schwab: Charles Schwab Investment Advisory, Inc. and Charles Schwab Investment Management, Inc. The guarantee does not cover Program Fees for accounts managed by investment advisors who are not affiliated with Schwab or managed by Schwab-affiliated advisors outside of the SPC, SMP, SIA, and Connection services.
Charles Schwab - Scored 97%; TD Ameritrade - Scored 97%; E*TRADE - Scored 92%; Merrill Edge - Scored 90%; It is not surprising that the largest, most publicly known online brokers excel, and all vie for the top spot for research. With larger client bases and higher commission costs, high-quality research is expected.
Merrill Edge, available through Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated ("MLPF&S"), consists of Merrill Edge Advisory Center (investment guidance) or self-directed online investing. Banking products are provided by Bank of America, N.A. and affiliated banks, Members FDIC and wholly owned subsidiaries of Bank of America Corporation ("BofA Corp.").