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Comparison EasyMarkets vs Firstrade

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

First of all, we’ll compare the commission fees of the two brokers. When analyzing trading options, the commission fees of EasyMarkets is from 0.001 pips, and that one of Firstrade is $0. 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 EasyMarkets provides customers with Stocks Trading, Options Trading, Forex Trading, Crypto Trading, and Firstrade provides customers with Stocks Trading, Options Trading, ETFs Trading, Mutual Funds Trading, Bonds Trading. As for platforms, EasyMarkets offers Desktop Platform (Windows), Desktop Platform (MacOS), Web Platform, MT4, Android App, iOS App, while Firstrade 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. EasyMarkets was established in 2001 in Cyprus, and it is regulated by CySEC, ASIC. And Firstrade was established in 1985 in United States, and it is regulated by SEC and FINRA. We can withdraw funds from EasyMarkets with the help of Bank Wire, Visa/Mastercard, and its withdrawal fee is free. And Firstrade provides the ability to withdraw funds with the help of Bank Wire, and its withdrawal fee is $30 domestic US, $50 international. The time for withdrawal in EasyMarkets is 3 - 10 business days, and that one in Firstrade is 2-3 business days.

Overall, EasyMarkets boasts 4.5 stars versus Firstrade 3.9 stars.

Overall Rating

 
Overall
Products & Fees
Security
Tools
Desktop Experience
Mobile Experience
Banking
Customer Support
Education
 
EasyMarkets
Overall
Products & Fees
Security
Tools
Desktop Experience
Mobile Experience
Banking
Customer Support
Education
Firstrade
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
Cryptocurrency
EasyMarkets
Stock
N/A
ETFs
N/A
Options
From 0.001 pips
Mutual Funds
N/A
Bonds
N/A
Forex Spreads
From 1.8 pips
CFDs
From 5 pips
Metals
From 45 pips
Cryptocurrency
Spreads from $45
Firstrade
Stock
$0
ETFs
$0
Options
$0
Mutual Funds
$0
Bonds
$40
Forex Spreads
N/A
CFDs
N/A
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
Crypto Trading
EasyMarkets
Stocks Trading
Options Trading
ETFs Trading
Mutual Funds Trading
Bonds Trading
Forex Trading
Crypto Trading
Firstrade
Stocks Trading
Options Trading
ETFs Trading
Mutual Funds Trading
Bonds Trading
Forex Trading
Crypto Trading

Platforms

Platforms
Desktop Platform (Windows)
Desktop Platform (MacOS)
Web Platform
MT4
EasyMarkets
Desktop Platform (Windows)
Desktop Platform (MacOS)
Web Platform
MT4
Firstrade
Desktop Platform (Windows)
Desktop Platform (MacOS)
Web Platform
MT4

Tools

Tools
Research & Analysis
Education
Demo account
EasyMarkets
Research & Analysis
Education
Demo account
Firstrade
Research & Analysis
Education
Demo account

Mobile App

Mobile App
Android App
iOS App
EasyMarkets
Android App
iOS App
Firstrade
Android App
iOS App

Deposits

Deposits
Minimum deposit
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard
EasyMarkets
Minimum deposit
€100
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard
Firstrade
Minimum deposit
$0
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard

Withdrawals

Withdrawals
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard
Withdrawal Time
Withdrawal Fee
EasyMarkets
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard
Withdrawal Time
3 - 10 business days
Withdrawal Fee
Free
Firstrade
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard
Withdrawal Time
2-3 business days
Withdrawal Fee
$30 domestic US, $50 international

Security & Fairness

Security & Fairness
Сountry of Origin
Year Founded
Regulated By
EasyMarkets
Сountry of Origin
Cyprus
Year Founded
2001
Regulated By
CySEC, ASIC
Firstrade
Сountry of Origin
United States
Year Founded
1985
Regulated By
SEC and FINRA

Customer Service

Customer Service
Phone
Email
Live Chat
 
EasyMarkets
Phone
+357 25 828 899
Email
support@easymarkets.com
Live Chat
Yes
Firstrade
Phone
Yes
Email
Yes
Live Chat
No

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