TradeZero is a stock and ETF broker established in the Bahamas in 2015. Though the global entity is regulated offshore, the US subsidiary is overseen by FINRA with SIPC registration. The powerful proprietary trading software makes it a popular choice for active day traders.
Questrade is an award-winning Canadian investment platform offering self-directed and pre-built portfolios. Investors can access a suite of tax-free savings accounts, retirement plans, income funds and more. Regulated by CIRO, Questrade is an established broker, trusted by new and experienced investors.
5 commission-free trades
Comment by Reviewer
"We recommend TradeZero for active stock traders looking for zero commissions, powerful software and extended hours trading."
"Questrade is a top pick for Canadian clients with both long-term and short-term investment goals. The firm boasts competitive fees and a range of tax-efficient savings accounts."
ZeroPro provides access to advanced charting features, instant alerts, customizable hotkeys and, for an extra monthly fee, OTC Level 2 markets
High intraday leverage up to 1:6 for global accounts with balances of $2,499+ and up to 1:4 for US clients
Four in-house platforms including a proprietary mobile app with real-time data streaming
Simple pricing structure; free or paid stock and options orders (eligibility requirements apply)
On-demand tutorial videos and live stream market insights
The US entity is registered with the FINRA and SIPC
Innovative solution to mark unused locates for credit
Pre-market and post-market trading hours
Transparent pricing structure with stocks starting from 1 cent per share and portfolio management fees from 0.25%
An impressive range of 17 accounts, suitable for both long-term investment goals, as well as short-term saving
Easy account opening with no set-up fees and a choice of flexible portfolio types, depending on risk appetite
Dual currency self-directed accounts in CAD and USD for convenient and fee-free investing across US and Canadian exchanges
Excellent mobile trading app for active equity or options traders, with advanced charting and order types, plus a strategy builder tool
Comprehensive learning centre with goal-tracking advice, platform tutorials and investment webinars
Trusted firm with oversight from the CIRO
TradeZero only facilitates trading US stocks, with UK, EU and other international markets unavailable
High deposit and withdrawal fees; $50 for outgoing and $25 for incoming (waived if over $500)
The TradeZero global entity has weaker regulatory oversight from the SCB of the Bahamas
A $59 monthly fee applies to the ZeroPro and ZeroWeb terminals
Customer support is available 24/7 with a responsive live chat