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.
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OptionsHouse
8.4 / 10 - Exellent
#4 in Online Stock Trading
Trade Station
8.6 / 10 - Exellent
#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
8.4 / 10 - Exellent
7/10
Investment Products
5/10
Fees and Costs
12/10
Trading Tools
10/10
Account Information
9/10
Financial Services
8/10
Mobile Tools
8/10
Customer Support
8.6 / 10 - Exellent
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 and OptionsHouse Online Stock Trading are very close in quality and have the same overall rating. That said, Trade Station scores better than OptionsHouse across: Investment Products, Fees and Costs, and Mobile Tools. Whereas, OptionsHouse scores better on Trading Tools, Financial Services, and Customer Support. Both companies score similarly on Account Information.