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Comparison eToro vs TradeStation

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

First of all, we’ll compare the commission fees of the two brokers. The commission fee of eToro on regular transactions of the stock exchange is 0.09% spread per side, and TradeStation has a commission fee of 4. When analyzing commission fees in CFD: eToro provides from 0.09%, and TradeStation provides 4. And for summarizing a complete picture, we should see trading in the metal market, where these brikers provide the following commissions: from 2 pips and 4 for eToro and TradeStation, respectively. You can read more detailed information on commission fees in the online broker reviews.

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, Crypto Trading are provided to customers by eToro and Stocks Trading, Options Trading, ETFs Trading, Mutual Funds Trading, Bonds Trading, Futures Trading, Crypto Trading are provided by TradeStation. Concerning the platforms, eToro uses Web Platform, Android App, iOS App, while TradeStation uses 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. eToro was founded in 2007 in Cyprus, and it is regulated by CySEC, FCA, ASIC. And TradeStation was founded in 1982 in United States, and it is regulated by SEC, FINRA. Withdrawal of funds from eToro can be done using Bank Wire, Visa/Mastercard with a withdrawal fee of $25. And TradeStation provides the ability to withdraw funds using Bank Wire with a withdrawal fee of $35 for US domestic withdrawals. The withdrawal time for eToro is within 1 business day, and that one for TradeStation is 3-5 business days.

As a result, the rating of eToro is 4.4 stars versus that of TradeStation of 3.8 stars.

Overall Rating

 
Overall
Products & Fees
Security
Tools
Desktop Experience
Mobile Experience
Banking
Customer Support
Education
 
eToro
Overall
Products & Fees
Security
Tools
Desktop Experience
Mobile Experience
Banking
Customer Support
Education
TradeStation
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
eToro
Stock
0.09% spread per side
ETFs
0.09% spread per side
Options
N/A
Mutual Funds
N/A
Bonds
N/A
Forex Spreads
From 3 pips
CFDs
From 0.09%
Futures
N/A
Metals
From 2 pips
Cryptocurrency
From 1.5%
TradeStation
Stock
$0.00
ETFs
$0.00
Options
$0.60 per contract
Mutual Funds
$14.95 per trade
Bonds
$14.95 per trade
Forex Spreads
N/A
CFDs
N/A
Futures
$1.50 per contract
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
Futures Trading
Crypto Trading
eToro
Stocks Trading
Options Trading
ETFs Trading
Mutual Funds Trading
Bonds Trading
Forex Trading
Futures Trading
Crypto Trading
TradeStation
Stocks Trading
Options Trading
ETFs Trading
Mutual Funds Trading
Bonds Trading
Forex Trading
Futures Trading
Crypto Trading

Platforms

Platforms
Desktop Platform (Windows)
Desktop Platform (MacOS)
Web Platform
eToro
Desktop Platform (Windows)
Desktop Platform (MacOS)
Web Platform
TradeStation
Desktop Platform (Windows)
Desktop Platform (MacOS)
Web Platform

Tools

Tools
Research & Analysis
Social trading
Education
Demo account
eToro
Research & Analysis
Social trading
Education
Demo account
TradeStation
Research & Analysis
Social trading
Education
Demo account

Mobile App

Mobile App
Android App
iOS App
eToro
Android App
iOS App
TradeStation
Android App
iOS App

Deposits

Deposits
Minimum deposit
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard
PayPal
eToro
Minimum deposit
$200
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard
PayPal
TradeStation
Minimum deposit
$500
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard
PayPal

Withdrawals

Withdrawals
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard
Withdrawal Time
Withdrawal Fee
eToro
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard
Withdrawal Time
Within 1 business day
Withdrawal Fee
$25
TradeStation
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard
Withdrawal Time
3-5 business days
Withdrawal Fee
$35 for US domestic withdrawals

Security & Fairness

Security & Fairness
Сountry of Origin
Year Founded
Regulated By
eToro
Сountry of Origin
Cyprus
Year Founded
2007
Regulated By
CySEC, FCA, ASIC
TradeStation
Сountry of Origin
United States
Year Founded
1982
Regulated By
SEC, FINRA

Customer Service

Customer Service
Phone
Email
Live Chat
 
eToro
Phone
+44-866-350-0881
Email
support@etoro.com
Live Chat
No
TradeStation
Phone
Yes
Email
Yes
Live Chat
Yes

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