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Comparison CMC Markets vs TD Ameritrade

The InvestorGreg.net broker comparisons assess over a dozen different brokers, finding the best online trading brokers. This comparison page compares CMC Markets vs TD Ameritrade. Is CMC Markets or TD Ameritrade 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 TD Ameritrade has a commission fee of $6.95. Now, let’s compare commission fees in Forex, the commission fee of CMC Markets is from 0.7 pips, and the commission fee of TD Ameritrade is $0.10 per 1,000 units. The full online broker reviews contains more detailed information on the brokers’ commission fees.

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 TD Ameritrade provides customers with Stocks Trading, Options Trading, ETFs Trading, Mutual Funds Trading, Bonds Trading, Forex Trading, Futures Trading. As for platforms, CMC Markets offers 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. CMC Markets was established in 1987 in United Kingdom, and it is regulated by FCA, ASIC, CFTC. And TD Ameritrade was established in 1975 in USA, and it is regulated by SEC, FINRA. We can withdraw funds from CMC Markets with the help of Bank Wire, and its withdrawal fee is free. And TD Ameritrade provides the ability to withdraw funds with the help of Bank Wire, and its withdrawal fee is free. The withdrawal time for CMC Markets is 1 - 2 business days, and that one for TD Ameritrade is one Business Day.

As a result, the rating of CMC Markets is 4.8 stars versus that of TD Ameritrade of 4.5 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
TD Ameritrade
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
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
TD Ameritrade
Stock
$6.95
ETFs
Commission-free
Options
$6.95 + $0.75
Mutual Funds
Commission-free
Bonds
Commission-free
Forex Spreads
$0.10 per 1,000 units
CFDs
N/A
Futures
$2.25 fee per contract
Metals
N/A

Types of trading

Types of trading
Stocks Trading
Options Trading
ETFs Trading
Mutual Funds Trading
Bonds Trading
Forex Trading
Futures Trading
CMC Markets
Stocks Trading
Options Trading
ETFs Trading
Mutual Funds Trading
Bonds Trading
Forex Trading
Futures Trading
TD Ameritrade
Stocks Trading
Options Trading
ETFs Trading
Mutual Funds Trading
Bonds Trading
Forex Trading
Futures Trading

Platforms

Platforms
Desktop Platform (Windows)
Desktop Platform (MacOS)
Web Platform
CMC Markets
Desktop Platform (Windows)
Desktop Platform (MacOS)
Web Platform
TD Ameritrade
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
TD Ameritrade
Research & Analysis
Social trading
Education
Demo account

Mobile App

Mobile App
Android App
iOS App
CMC Markets
Android App
iOS App
TD Ameritrade
Android App
iOS App

Deposits

Deposits
Minimum deposit
Bank Wire
CMC Markets
Minimum deposit
$0
Bank Wire
TD Ameritrade
Minimum deposit
None
Bank Wire

Withdrawals

Withdrawals
Bank Wire
Withdrawal Time
Withdrawal Fee
CMC Markets
Bank Wire
Withdrawal Time
1 - 2 business days
Withdrawal Fee
Free
TD Ameritrade
Bank Wire
Withdrawal Time
One Business Day
Withdrawal Fee
Free

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
TD Ameritrade
Сountry of Origin
United States
Year Founded
1975
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
TD Ameritrade
Phone
Yes
Email
Yes
Live Chat
Yes (In-App Chat)

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