Best Online Stock Brokers: 2019 Top Picks

We’re compiling a list of the top brokerages for individual investors in 2019. Check back soon for detailed reviews of online brokers.

Fees
$6.95
per trade
Account Minimum
$500
About E*Trade
Focussed on the retail investor, E*Trade provides a full-featured array of trading tools and services.

Interactive Brokers

Fees
$0.005
per share
Account Minimum
$0
About Interactive Brokers
A global broker-dealer with access to worldwide markets, Interactive Brokers is popular among experienced traders who use its sophisticated trading platform.

Merrill Edge

Fees
$6.95
per trade
Account Minimum
$0
About Merrill Edge
Owned by Bank of America, Merril Edge offers low fees combined with strong research and helpful customer support.

Charles Schwab

Fees
$4.95
per trade
Account Minimum
$1,000
About Charles Schwab
One of the largest full-service investment companies, Schwab offers online brokerage, investing, advisory and banking services.

Fidelity

Fees
$4.95
per trade
Account Minimum
$2,500
About Fidelity
Known for its low-cost commissions, Fidelity has extensive research on stocks, funds, and ETFs, along with helpful customer support and education.

Stockpile

Fees
$0.99
per trade
Account Minimum
$0
About Stockpile
Designed for beginner investors, Stockpile provides fractional-share capabilities to get started in investing and gifting stocks.

Robinhood

Fees
$0
per trade
Account Minimum
$0
About Robinhood
The new kid on the brokerage block, Robinhood's elegant design and free stock and crypto trading appeals to the younger generation.

You Invest

Fees
100 Free Trades, then $2,95
per trade
Account Minimum
$0
About You Invest
A new online product from J.P. Morgan, You Invest allows investors to make trades and bank with Chase Bank all in one place.

Vanguard

Fees
$2.00 to $20.00
per trade
Account Minimum
$0
About Vanguard
Offers lower commissions when investing in Vanguard funds. Good for someone investing long-term in ETFs.

Ally Invest

Fees
$4.95
per trade
Account Minimum
$0
About Ally Invest
Formerly branded as TradeKing, Ally Invest serves active investors and traders by providing low cost trading services and support for more complex orders.
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