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Comparison Charles Schwab vs TD Ameritrade
The InvestorGreg.net broker comparisons assess over a dozen different brokers, finding the best online trading brokers. This comparison page compares Charles Schwab vs TD Ameritrade. Is Charles Schwab or TD Ameritrade a better online broker?
Firstly, let’s compare commission fees provided by these brokers for regular transactions. The commission fee of Charles Schwab on regular transactions of the stock exchange is $4.95, and TD Ameritrade has a commission fee of $6.95. When analyzing trading options, the commission fees of Charles Schwab is $4.95 + $0.65 per contract, and that one of TD Ameritrade is $6.95 + $0.75. 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, Penny Stocks Trading, Options Trading, ETFs Trading, Mutual Funds Trading, Bonds Trading, Robo Advisor are provided to customers by Charles Schwab and Stocks Trading, Options Trading, ETFs Trading, Mutual Funds Trading, Bonds Trading, Forex Trading, Futures Trading are provided by TD Ameritrade. As for platforms, Charles Schwab offers Desktop Platform (Windows), Desktop Platform (MacOS), Web Platform, Android App, iOS App, while TD Ameritrade offers 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. Charles Schwab was founded in 1973 in United States, and it is regulated by SIPC. And TD Ameritrade was founded in 1975 in USA, and it is regulated by SEC, FINRA. Withdrawal of funds from Charles Schwab can be done using Bank Wire, Visa/Mastercard with a withdrawal fee of $0. And TD Ameritrade provides the ability to withdraw funds using Bank Wire with a withdrawal fee of free. The time for withdrawal in Charles Schwab is 5 days, and that one in TD Ameritrade is one Business Day.
As a result, the rating of Charles Schwab is 4.1 stars versus that of TD Ameritrade of 4.5 stars.