Compare TD Ameritrade vs. Trade Station Online Stock Trading

What’s the difference between TD Ameritrade Online Stock Trading and Trade Station Online Stock Trading? See how our editors compare the two companies below.
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TD Ameritrade
9.0 / 10 - Exellent
#1 in Online Stock Trading
Trade Station
8.6 / 10 - Exellent
#2 in Online Stock Trading
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Key Facts
  • No minimums to open an account
  • $9.99 per trade
  • In-depth analysis
  • Free and extensive data research
  • Two trading platforms to choose from
  • 24/7 phone support
  • Trade for as low as $4.99
  • Futures markets
  • Forex trading
  • Subscription required for trading software
  • Mobile services
  • Comprehensive educational resources
ConsumersAdvocate.org Ratings
9.0 / 10 - Exellent
9/10
Investment Products
10/10
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 - 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

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