Online Broker Partners
Stocks & ETFs - $0.0005 -
$0.0035 per share. See site
$5/Trade + $0.50 Per
Contract for Options
No minimum will only be for cash account. $2,000 minimum still applies for margin account.
$500 ($2,000 for a Margin Account)
No ticket charge.
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|Centerpoint Securities||$30,000||As low as $0.002/share or $3.95/trade|
|Ally Invest||No Account Opening Minimum||$4.95 per stock trade - other fees may apply. $3.95 trades for Active Traders|
|Schwab||$1,000 brokerage account minimum||$4.95 online U.S. equity trades|
|Nvstr||$0.00||$4.50 per trade|
|optionsXpress||None||$1.25 for options; $8.95 for stocks|
|BuyAndHold||N/A||$7.99 per month for two trades|
|Cobra Trading||$2,500||0.005/share plus routing and regulatory fees|
|Generic Trade||None||59 cents|
|StockCross||$1,000||8 percent for margin trades|
|T. Rowe Price||$2,500||$9.95|
|TradeMONSTER||No minimum to open an account||$4.95 flat-rate stock trades|
|TradingBlock||$2,000||$0 per share; $7.50 ticket charge|
|Vanguard||N/A||$7 for the first 25 trades; $20 for subsequent trades|
|Fidelity||$2,500 account minimum.||$7.95|
|TD Ameritrade||$0 ($2000 for Margin Options)||$9.99 for online equity trades.|
|Zacks Trade||$2,500 cash account.||Stock & ETFs: $3 flat to 300 shares or $0.01/share|
Note: The information in the above chart is current as of March 1, 2018. To reach someone about having it updated, please contact John Delvito at John.delvito [at] nasdaq.com.