E*TRADE Review



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Quick Facts

Minimum Deposit
Trade Commission (Stock)
$6.95 per trade
Trade Commission (Option, per trade)
Trade Commission (Option, per contract)

E*TRADE Fee Structure

Trade Commission (Stock)$6.95
Trade Option (Option, per trade)$6.95
Trade Commission (Option, per contract)$0.75
Broker Assisted Trade$25.00
Mutual Fund Trade Fee$19.99
IRA Annual Fee$0.00
IRA Account Closing Fee$60.00

E*TRADE Tradeable Instruments


E*TRADE Features

24/7 Support
Virtual Trading
Retail Locations30
ATM Fee Reimbursement
Checking Account
Savings Account
Commission Free ETFs118
Clearing CompanySelf clearing

Supported Platforms

Trade on your terms. Whether you prefer the power of a native desktop client, the convenience of a web platform, or the mobility of an iOS or Android app, make sure that the brokerage you select works the way you like to work.


Windows Desktop

iOS Tablet

iOS Phone

Android Tablet

Android Phone

Expert Walkthrough

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E*TRADE Reviews

Cash Money Life

Has a full service bank and other free features E*TRADE is not the cheapest discount broker on the scene, but they offer some of the best value. Their full service bank and variety of other free resources and features make E*TRADE one of the best discount brokerage firms on the market.

Frugal Rules 2016-08-12

Tools are high quality plus more I think for many, E*TRADE is a great option to consider if you’re looking for a place to manage your investments. They do have a solid amount of offerings and have high quality tools to use. E*TRADE offers a good number of mutual funds and 110+ commission-free ETFs. The other thing I like about E*TRADE is their maturity allows them to offer a number of different things you won’t be able to find at most other brokerages.

Reviews.com 2015-11-11

User-friendly and sufficient resources for investors E*TRADE is firmly entrenched near the top of the industry by offering every resource that any level of investor would need. Although the costs and fees are among the highest around, E*TRADE compensates by providing a great user experience along with exceptional trading tools and technology.

Modest Money 2013-06-28

Best tools in the market Larger investors will love this option. The pricing is going to be perfect, and as an investor with a good chunk in the market, you’ll know how to take advantage of the tools they have available. And you’ll most likely take the time to use them. So, if you have a lot to invest, this is going to be a great option for you.

Credit Donkey 2016-07-24

E*TRADE is a useful platform for investors along all experience levels who want to open stable, long-term investment accounts.

StockBrokers.com 2016-12-19

Satisfaction guaranteed with their great website and app While E*TRADE may not have the cheapest trades, the broker provides an easy-to-use website, a high quality mobile experience, and excellent research that will satisfy both casual and active investors.

Nerdwallet 2016-01-28

Might be expensive for casual investors, but good for frequent traders E-Trade has long been one of the most popular online brokers, largely because of its easy-to-navigate online experience on both its website and mobile app. The company offers a tiered commission structure that favors frequent traders but can add up to high costs for casual investors.