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Comparison EasyMarkets vs Merrill Edge

A dozen different brokers were comparatively assessed on InvestorGreg.net, and the best online trading brokers were found. Here, we compare EasyMarkets vs Merrill Edge. Which of them: EasyMarkets or Merrill Edge a better online broker?

Firstly, let’s compare commission fees provided by these brokers for regular transactions. When analyzing trading options, the commission fees of EasyMarkets is from 0.001 pips, and that one of Merrill Edge 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, Options Trading, Forex Trading, Crypto Trading are provided to customers by EasyMarkets and Stocks Trading, Penny Stocks Trading, Options Trading, ETFs Trading, Mutual Funds Trading, Bonds Trading are provided by Merrill Edge. As for platforms, EasyMarkets offers Desktop Platform (Windows), Desktop Platform (MacOS), Web Platform, MT4, 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. EasyMarkets was founded in 2001 in Cyprus, and it is regulated by CySEC, ASIC. And Merrill Edge was founded in 2010 in USA, and it is regulated by SEC, FINRA. We can withdraw funds from EasyMarkets with the help of Bank Wire, Visa/Mastercard, and its withdrawal fee is free. And Merrill Edge provides the ability to withdraw funds with the help of Bank Wire, Visa/Mastercard, and its withdrawal fee is $0 (Visa Debit Card). The time for withdrawal in EasyMarkets is 3 - 10 business days, and that one in Merrill Edge is immediate (Bank Wire).

Overall, EasyMarkets boasts 4.5 stars versus Merrill Edge 4.1 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
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
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
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
Cryptocurrency
N/A

Types of trading

Types of trading
Stocks Trading
Penny Stocks Trading
Options Trading
ETFs Trading
Mutual Funds Trading
Bonds Trading
Forex Trading
Crypto Trading
EasyMarkets
Stocks Trading
Penny Stocks Trading
Options Trading
ETFs Trading
Mutual Funds Trading
Bonds Trading
Forex Trading
Crypto Trading
Merrill Edge
Stocks Trading
Penny 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
Merrill Edge
Desktop Platform (Windows)
Desktop Platform (MacOS)
Web Platform
MT4

Tools

Tools
Research & Analysis
Education
Demo account
EasyMarkets
Research & Analysis
Education
Demo account
Merrill Edge
Research & Analysis
Education
Demo account

Mobile App

Mobile App
Android App
iOS App
EasyMarkets
Android App
iOS App
Merrill Edge
Android App
iOS App

Deposits

Deposits
Minimum deposit
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard
EasyMarkets
Minimum deposit
€100
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard
Merrill Edge
Minimum deposit
None
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
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
EasyMarkets
Сountry of Origin
Cyprus
Year Founded
2001
Regulated By
CySEC, ASIC
Merrill Edge
Сountry of Origin
USA
Year Founded
2010
Regulated By
SEC, FINRA

Customer Service

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

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