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Comparison AvaTrade vs TradeStation

The InvestorGreg.net broker comparisons assess over a dozen different brokers, finding the best online trading brokers. This comparison page compares AvaTrade vs TradeStation. Is AvaTrade or TradeStation a better online broker?

Firstly, let’s compare commission fees provided by these brokers for regular transactions. The commission fee of AvaTrade on regular transactions of the stock exchange is average 0.13%, and TradeStation has a commission fee of 4. Let’s analyze the commission fees on trading options. AvaTrade has a commission fee of spreads Vary, TradeStation has a commission fee of 5. When analyzing commission fees in CFD: AvaTrade provides from 0.13%, and TradeStation provides 4. And for summarizing a complete picture, we should see trading in the metal market, where these brikers provide the following commissions: from 0.4pips and 4 for AvaTrade and TradeStation, respectively. The full online broker reviews contains more detailed information on the brokers’ commission fees.

It is important for investors to know what types of online trading broker supports and what tools they can use for trading. Let’s compare them. Stocks Trading, Options Trading, ETFs Trading, Bonds Trading, Forex Trading, Crypto Trading, Robo Advisor are provided to customers by AvaTrade and Stocks Trading, Options Trading, ETFs Trading, Mutual Funds Trading, Bonds Trading, Futures Trading, Crypto Trading are provided by TradeStation. Concerning the platforms, AvaTrade uses Desktop Platform (Windows), Desktop Platform (MacOS), Web Platform, MT4, Android App, iOS App, while TradeStation uses Desktop Platform (Windows), Desktop Platform (MacOS), Web Platform, Android App, iOS App.

Finally, by comparing the two online brokers, we want to pay attention to the year and country of establishing, the regulatory authorities and the possibility of withdrawing funds. AvaTrade was founded in 2006 in Ireland, and it is regulated by Central Bank of Ireland. And TradeStation was founded in 1982 in United States, and it is regulated by SEC, FINRA. We can withdraw funds from AvaTrade with the help of Bank Wire, Visa/Mastercard, and its withdrawal fee is free. And TradeStation provides the ability to withdraw funds with the help of Bank Wire, and its withdrawal fee is $35 for US domestic withdrawals. The time for withdrawal in AvaTrade is 1 - 2 business days, and that one in TradeStation is 3-5 business days.

Overall, AvaTrade boasts 4.8 stars versus TradeStation 3.8 stars.

Overall Rating

 
Overall
Products & Fees
Security
Tools
Desktop Experience
Mobile Experience
Banking
Customer Support
Education
 
AvaTrade
Overall
Products & Fees
Security
Tools
Desktop Experience
Mobile Experience
Banking
Customer Support
Education
TradeStation
Overall
Products & Fees
Security
Tools
Desktop Experience
Mobile Experience
Banking
Customer Support
Education

Fees

Fees
Stock
ETFs
Options
Mutual Funds
Bonds
Forex Spreads
CFDs
Futures
Metals
Cryptocurrency
AvaTrade
Stock
Average 0.13%
ETFs
Average 0.13%
Options
Spreads Vary
Mutual Funds
N/A
Bonds
0.03 Over Market
Forex Spreads
From 1.3 pips
CFDs
From 0.13%
Futures
N/A
Metals
From 0.4pips
Cryptocurrency
0.75% to 1.5% Over Market
TradeStation
Stock
$0.00
ETFs
$0.00
Options
$0.60 per contract
Mutual Funds
$14.95 per trade
Bonds
$14.95 per trade
Forex Spreads
N/A
CFDs
N/A
Futures
$1.50 per contract
Metals
N/A
Cryptocurrency
N/A

Types of trading

Types of trading
Stocks Trading
Options Trading
ETFs Trading
Mutual Funds Trading
Bonds Trading
Forex Trading
Futures Trading
Crypto Trading
Robo Advisor
AvaTrade
Stocks Trading
Options Trading
ETFs Trading
Mutual Funds Trading
Bonds Trading
Forex Trading
Futures Trading
Crypto Trading
Robo Advisor
TradeStation
Stocks Trading
Options Trading
ETFs Trading
Mutual Funds Trading
Bonds Trading
Forex Trading
Futures Trading
Crypto Trading
Robo Advisor

Platforms

Platforms
Desktop Platform (Windows)
Desktop Platform (MacOS)
Web Platform
MT4
AvaTrade
Desktop Platform (Windows)
Desktop Platform (MacOS)
Web Platform
MT4
TradeStation
Desktop Platform (Windows)
Desktop Platform (MacOS)
Web Platform
MT4

Tools

Tools
Research & Analysis
Social trading
Education
Demo account
AvaTrade
Research & Analysis
Social trading
Education
Demo account
TradeStation
Research & Analysis
Social trading
Education
Demo account

Mobile App

Mobile App
Android App
iOS App
AvaTrade
Android App
iOS App
TradeStation
Android App
iOS App

Deposits

Deposits
Minimum deposit
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard
AvaTrade
Minimum deposit
$100
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard
TradeStation
Minimum deposit
$500
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard

Withdrawals

Withdrawals
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard
Withdrawal Time
Withdrawal Fee
AvaTrade
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard
Withdrawal Time
1 - 2 business days
Withdrawal Fee
Free
TradeStation
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard
Withdrawal Time
3-5 business days
Withdrawal Fee
$35 for US domestic withdrawals

Security & Fairness

Security & Fairness
Сountry of Origin
Year Founded
Regulated By
AvaTrade
Сountry of Origin
Ireland
Year Founded
2006
Regulated By
Central Bank of Ireland
TradeStation
Сountry of Origin
United States
Year Founded
1982
Regulated By
SEC, FINRA

Customer Service

Customer Service
Phone
Email
Live Chat
 
AvaTrade
Phone
+1-212-941-9609
Email
Contact Form
Live Chat
Yes
TradeStation
Phone
Yes
Email
Yes
Live Chat
Yes

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