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Comparison CMC Markets vs Merrill Edge

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

First of all, we’ll compare the commission fees of the two brokers. The commission fee of CMC Markets on regular transactions of the stock exchange is 0.08% commission, and Merrill Edge has a commission fee of $6.95. You can read more detailed information on commission fees in the online broker reviews.

Investors should always know about types of online trading supported by broker and about tools provided by them in trading. It is very important information as well. Let’s compare them. are CMC Markets provides customers with Stocks Trading, ETFs Trading, Forex Trading, and Merrill Edge provides customers with Stocks Trading, Penny Stocks Trading, Options Trading, ETFs Trading, Mutual Funds Trading, Bonds Trading. As for platforms, CMC Markets offers Web Platform, Android App, iOS App, while Merrill Edge offers 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. CMC Markets was founded in 1987 in United Kingdom, and it is regulated by FCA, ASIC, CFTC. And Merrill Edge was founded in 2010 in USA, and it is regulated by SEC, FINRA. Withdrawal of funds from CMC Markets can be done using Bank Wire with a withdrawal fee of free. And Merrill Edge provides the ability to withdraw funds using Bank Wire, Visa/Mastercard with a withdrawal fee of $0 (Visa Debit Card). The withdrawal time for CMC Markets is 1 - 2 business days, and that one for Merrill Edge is immediate (Bank Wire).

Overall, CMC Markets boasts 4.8 stars versus Merrill Edge 4.1 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
Merrill Edge
Overall
Products & Fees
Security
Tools
Desktop Experience
Mobile Experience
Banking
Customer Support
Education

Fees

Fees
Stock
ETFs
Options
Mutual Funds
Bonds
Forex Spreads
CFDs
Metals
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
Metals
From 0.3 pips
Merrill Edge
Stock
$6.95
ETFs
$6.95
Options
$6.95 + $0.75
Mutual Funds
No Transaction Fee
Bonds
$1 Per Bond ($10 min)
Forex Spreads
N/A
CFDs
N/A
Metals
N/A

Types of trading

Types of trading
Stocks Trading
Penny Stocks Trading
Options Trading
ETFs Trading
Mutual Funds Trading
Bonds Trading
Forex Trading
CMC Markets
Stocks Trading
Penny Stocks Trading
Options Trading
ETFs Trading
Mutual Funds Trading
Bonds Trading
Forex Trading
Merrill Edge
Stocks Trading
Penny Stocks Trading
Options Trading
ETFs Trading
Mutual Funds Trading
Bonds Trading
Forex Trading

Platforms

Platforms
Web Platform
CMC Markets
Web Platform
Merrill Edge
Web Platform

Tools

Tools
Research & Analysis
Social trading
Education
Demo account
CMC Markets
Research & Analysis
Social trading
Education
Demo account
Merrill Edge
Research & Analysis
Social trading
Education
Demo account

Mobile App

Mobile App
Android App
iOS App
CMC Markets
Android App
iOS App
Merrill Edge
Android App
iOS App

Deposits

Deposits
Minimum deposit
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard
CMC Markets
Minimum deposit
$0
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard
Merrill Edge
Minimum deposit
None
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
Merrill Edge
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard
Withdrawal Time
Immediate (Bank Wire)
Withdrawal Fee
$0 (Visa Debit Card)

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
Merrill Edge
Сountry of Origin
USA
Year Founded
2010
Regulated By
SEC, FINRA

Customer Service

Customer Service
Phone
Email
Live Chat
 
CMC Markets
Phone
1 866 884 2608
Email
support@cmcmarkets.com
Live Chat
Yes
Merrill Edge
Phone
Yes
Email
Yes
Live Chat
No

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