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Compare OptionsHouse vs. Trade Station Online Stock Trading

What’s the difference between OptionsHouse Online Stock Trading and Trade Station Online Stock Trading? See how our editors compare the two companies below.
Last Updated: April 26, 2017
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Trade Station
8.6 / 10 - Excellent
#2 in Online Stock Trading
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Key Facts

  • Stock Rates: $4.95 
  • Options Rate: $4.95 + $.50/contract   
  • Up to $100 fee reimbursement w/$5,000 account transfer
  • No minimum balances
  • FINRA/ SIPC
  • Customized trading interface
  • Trade for as low as $4.99
  • Futures markets
  • Forex trading
  • Subscription required for trading software
  • Mobile services
  • Comprehensive educational resources

ConsumersAdvocate.org Ratings

8.1 / 10 - Excellent
7/10
Investment Products
7/10
Fees and Costs
9/10
Trading Tools
10/10
Account Information
9/10
Financial Services
8/10
Mobile Tools
8/10
Customer Support
8.6 / 10 - Excellent
9/10
Investment Products
7/10
Fees and Costs
10/10
Trading Tools
10/10
Account Information
5/10
Financial Services
10/10
Mobile Tools
8/10
Customer Support


Final Verdict

Trade Station Online Stock Trading has a higher overall rating than OptionsHouse Online Stock Trading. Trade Station scores better than OptionsHouse across: Investment Products, Trading Tools, and Mobile Tools. However, OptionsHouse scores better on Financial Services, and Customer Support. Both companies score similarly on Fees and Costs, and Account Information.