TD Ameritrade – Rated #1 Online Broker Overall in our 2017 Review, TD Ameritrade offers one of the largest varieties of trade tools through its desktop based Thinkorswim and web based Trade Architect platforms, Best in Class ratings for numerous categories including Research and Customer Service.
Fidelity Investments #1 for Order Execution, Research, and Ease of Use and services at over 180 retail locations.
Charles Schwab – #1 Retirement Services and #1 Client Dashboard. Extensive research access along with solid costumer service and banking services, a great full service brokerage. Charles Schwab will not disappoint.
ETRADE – ETRADE Mobile is rated a best in class mobile trading app today and the broker offers great access to quality research, trade tools, education, and more.
Merrill Edge was also awarded #1 for Banking Services. They provide a well rounded option for clients and Bank of America accounts are directly link-able. Best in Class for Research, Customer Service, Investor Education, and Banking.
Scottrade – Offers its clients $7 flat fee trades and over 500 local branch offices. Scottrade is an easy to use broker that makes the client experience fantastic as clients have access to live representative assistance throughout the day. The broker also offers real-time streaming watch lists alongside a variety of other tools and research.
TradeKing – offers discounted $4.95 flat fee stock trades. For investors looking for discounted stock trades and fantastic customer service, TradeKing is a great match.
OptionsHouse offers discounted $4.95 flat fee stock trades and options trades are $0.50 per contract + $4.95 base.