CommSec vs E-Trade

CommSec vs E-Trade Comparison Table 2024
CommSec E-Trade
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3.3

E-Trade is #35 in our broker rankings.

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CommSec is a top Australian retail broker offering a suite of trading tools & products.

E-trade is a one-stop shop that provides both investment and trading opportunities to clients through four proprietary platforms and apps. The firm has decades of experience and is authorized by the SEC. Investors can benefit from ready-made portfolios or open a do-it-yourself account to choose from stocks, funds, ETFs, futures and bonds; traders can access margin trading on stocks, options and futures.

Bonus Offer
Commission Free Trades
Comment by Reviewer
"E-trade provides great service to anyone who wants to grow their wealth both through long-term investments and shorter-term trading, thanks to a diverse and flexible range of products. "
Pros
  • Trade US stocks, ETFs and mutual funds with no commissions
  • Build an investment portfolio and trade stocks and derivatives through one broker
  • Good selection of extra features including data feed with input from leading third-party providers
  • Regulated by top US organizations including the SEC
  • Competitive fees and a transparent pricing structure
  • Very diverse range of assets to invest and trade
Cons
  • High commissions on some products
  • High threshold to qualify for the pro platform
  • No fractional shares
  • No demo account
  • No forex trading
Awards
  • Innovation Excellence 2020 - Canstar
Instruments
Shares, Options, ETFs, Warrants, Fixed Income Securities Stocks, Futures, Options, Commodities, Bonds
Demo Account
No Yes
Minimum Deposit
$500 $500
Trading Platforms
  • Own
  • MT4
Payment Methods
Minimum Trade
0.01 Lots $10
Regulator
ASIC SEC
Margin Trading
No No
STP Account
No No
ECN Account
No No
DMA Account
Yes No
MAM Account
No No
PAMM Account
No No
LAMM Account
No No
Demat Account
No No
AI / Machine Learning
No Yes
Robo Advisor
No No
Negative Balance Protection
No No
Market Maker
No No
P2P Trading
No No
Spot Trading
No No
Mobile Apps
Yes iOS, Android and Windows
Copy Trading
No No
Social Trading
No No
VPS Hosting
No No
Tournaments
No No
Demo Competitions
No No
Ethical Investing
No No
Custodial Account
No Yes
Guaranteed Stop Loss
No No
Islamic Account
No No
Account Currencies
  • USD
  • EUR
  • GBP
  • AUD
Stock Exchanges
Commodities
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