Degiro vs TradeStation

DEGIRO vs TradeStation Comparison Table 2024
DEGIRO TradeStation
2.8
3.5

TradeStation is #13 in our CFD broker rankings.

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DEGIRO is a Netherlands-headquartered broker with millions of users and authorization from leading regulators, including the BaFin and FCA. Clients can access global exchanges anytime, anywhere, and on any device. DEGIRO offers stock trading with exceptionally low fees and a huge range of markets. DEGIRO are not CFD brokers and do not offer CFDs.

TradeStation is a popular, SEC-regulated broker offering stock, CFD and futures trading through powerful proprietary trading platforms. Available assets vary by region, with CFD trading available on the global branch. The US-based broker has different pricing methods split to cater for active day traders, or longer term stock holders.

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Comment by Reviewer
"Degiro is perfect for low-cost stock trading on US, UK and European markets with a straightforward platform and app. Casual investors will appreciate that there are no inactivity fees while long-term traders will rate the wide selection of ETFs." "TradeStation is a secure, tried-and-tested broker for stock traders who want a powerful, flexible platform. The $500 minimum deposit makes this broker a better fit for experienced traders."
Pros
  • Low minimum deposit
  • Multiple account currencies
  • Commission-free stock trading
  • Access 50 exchanges in 30 countries
  • Beginner-friendly platform and app
  • Regulated by BaFin and FCA
  • No inactivity fee
  • 90+ global awards
  • 2+ million users
  • Reputable brand with oversight from top US regulators
  • Powerful trading platform with desktop, webtrader and mobile app
  • Support for third-party platform add-ons
  • Fast and responsive customer service
  • Quick, straightforward account setup
  • Competitive commissions on US stocks
Cons
  • No copy trading
  • No demo account
  • No MT4 integration
  • No CFD trading
  • Few payment methods
  • Limited ETF options with no commission-free ETFs
  • Expensive subscription fees for many add-ons
  • Pricing disadvantages less active traders
  • Limited free data and in-depth research
Awards
  • Best Online Broker - Qualebroker 2022 (Italy)
  • Best Broker For ETFs And Investment Funds - Qualebroker 2022 (Italy)
  • Best Discount Broker - Broker Chooser 2022 (UK)
  • Best Broker For Stock Trading - Broker Chooser 2022 (UK)
Instruments
Stocks, ETFs, Bonds, Futures, Options, Warrants CFDs, Forex, Stocks, Futures, Commodities
Demo Account
No Yes
Minimum Deposit
$0 $500
Trading Platforms
  • Own
  • MT4
Payment Methods
Minimum Trade
Variable Min lot size will vary
Regulator
BaFin, FCA SEC
Margin Trading
Yes No
Margin Rate
4%
STP Account
No No
ECN Account
No No
DMA Account
Yes Yes
MAM Account
No No
PAMM Account
No No
LAMM Account
No No
Demat Account
No No
AI / Machine Learning
No No
Robo Advisor
No No
Negative Balance Protection
Yes No
Market Maker
No No
P2P Trading
No No
Spot Trading
No No
Mobile Apps
iOS, Android & Windows 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
Yes No
Custodial Account
Yes No
Guaranteed Stop Loss
No No
Inactivity Fee
$0
Islamic Account
No No
Account Currencies
  • USD
  • EUR
  • GBP
  • SEK
  • NOK
  • DKK
  • CHF
  • PLN
  • CZK
  • USD
  • EUR
  • GBP
  • CAD
  • AUD
  • JPY
  • CHF
Stock Exchanges
Commodities
CFD Trading
CFD trading not offered Trade CFDs on popular asset classes, including forex and stocks. FX CFD commissions are competitive at 0.6 basis points while for shares it's a minimum of $3 per order.
Leverage
1:20
FTSE Spread
N/A N/A
GBPUSD Spread
N/A N/A
Oil Spread
N/A 0.06 pips
Stocks Spread
N/A (Flat fee applies) 0.2% Var
Forex Trading
Forex trading not offered Speculate on 26 currencies including majors. Top-tier liquidity is available from 17 of the biggest forex dealing banks, alongside dynamic order management and low commissions.
GBPUSD Spread
N/A Variable
EURUSD Spread
N/A Variable
EURGBP Spread
N/A Variable
Assets
26
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