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Comparison CMC Markets vs E*TRADE

The InvestorGreg.net broker comparisons assess over a dozen different brokers, finding the best online trading brokers. This comparison page compares CMC Markets vs E*TRADE. Is CMC Markets or E*TRADE a better online broker?

Firstly, let’s compare commission fees provided by these brokers for regular transactions. CMC Markets has a commission fee of 0.08% commission, and E*TRADE has a commission fee of $6.95. For a more complete picture, let’s consider trading in the metal market, where CMC Markets and E*TRADE have commission fees of from 0.3 pips and $1.50 per contract, 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, ETFs Trading, Forex Trading are provided to customers by CMC Markets and Stocks Trading, Penny Stocks Trading, Options Trading, ETFs Trading, Mutual Funds Trading, Bonds Trading, Futures Trading, Crypto Trading, Robo Advisor are provided by E*TRADE. As for platforms, CMC Markets offers Web Platform, Android App, iOS App, while E*TRADE offers Desktop Platform (Windows), Desktop Platform (MacOS), Web Platform, Android App, iOS App.

In conclusion, when comparing the two online brokers, we should pay our attention to the year and country of foundation, the regulatory authorities and ways to withdraw funds. CMC Markets was founded in 1987 in United Kingdom, and it is regulated by FCA, ASIC, CFTC. And E*TRADE was founded in 1982 in United States, and it is regulated by FINRA,. Withdrawal of funds from CMC Markets can be done using Bank Wire with a withdrawal fee of free. And E*TRADE provides the ability to withdraw funds using Bank Wire, Visa/Mastercard with a withdrawal fee of $0. The time for withdrawal in CMC Markets is 1 - 2 business days, and that one in E*TRADE is 3 days.

As a result, the rating of CMC Markets is 4.8 stars versus that of E*TRADE of 4.3 stars.

Overall Rating

 
Overall
Products & Fees
Security
Tools
Desktop Experience
Mobile Experience
Banking
Customer Support
Education
 
CMC Markets
Overall
Products & Fees
Security
Tools
Desktop Experience
Mobile Experience
Banking
Customer Support
Education
E*TRADE
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
CMC Markets
Stock
0.08% commission
ETFs
0.08% commission
Options
N/A
Mutual Funds
N/A
Bonds
N/A
Forex Spreads
From 0.7 pips
CFDs
0.08% commission
Futures
N/A
Metals
From 0.3 pips
Cryptocurrency
N/A
E*TRADE
Stock
$6.95
ETFs
$19.99
Options
$6.95 + $0.75 per contract
Mutual Funds
$49.99
Bonds
$1
Forex Spreads
N/A
CFDs
N/A
Futures
$2.50 per side, per contract
Metals
$1.50 per contract
Cryptocurrency
$1.50 per side, per contract

Types of trading

Types of trading
Stocks Trading
Penny Stocks Trading
Options Trading
ETFs Trading
Mutual Funds Trading
Bonds Trading
Forex Trading
Futures Trading
Crypto Trading
Robo Advisor
CMC Markets
Stocks Trading
Penny Stocks Trading
Options Trading
ETFs Trading
Mutual Funds Trading
Bonds Trading
Forex Trading
Futures Trading
Crypto Trading
Robo Advisor
E*TRADE
Stocks Trading
Penny 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
CMC Markets
Desktop Platform (Windows)
Desktop Platform (MacOS)
Web Platform
E*TRADE
Desktop Platform (Windows)
Desktop Platform (MacOS)
Web Platform

Tools

Tools
Research & Analysis
Social trading
Education
Demo account
CMC Markets
Research & Analysis
Social trading
Education
Demo account
E*TRADE
Research & Analysis
Social trading
Education
Demo account

Mobile App

Mobile App
Android App
iOS App
CMC Markets
Android App
iOS App
E*TRADE
Android App
iOS App

Deposits

Deposits
Minimum deposit
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard
CMC Markets
Minimum deposit
$0
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard
E*TRADE
Minimum deposit
$100
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard

Withdrawals

Withdrawals
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard
Withdrawal Time
Withdrawal Fee
CMC Markets
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard
Withdrawal Time
1 - 2 business days
Withdrawal Fee
Free
E*TRADE
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard
Withdrawal Time
3 days
Withdrawal Fee
$0

Security & Fairness

Security & Fairness
Сountry of Origin
Year Founded
Regulated By
CMC Markets
Сountry of Origin
United Kingdom
Year Founded
1987
Regulated By
FCA, ASIC, CFTC
E*TRADE
Сountry of Origin
United States
Year Founded
1982
Regulated By
FINRA

Customer Service

Customer Service
Phone
Email
Live Chat
 
CMC Markets
Phone
1 866 884 2608
Email
support@cmcmarkets.com
Live Chat
Yes
E*TRADE
Phone
800-387-2331
Email
Email form
Live Chat
Yes

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