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Comparison Firstrade vs HighLow

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

First of all, we’ll compare the commission fees of the two brokers. Let’s analyze the commission fees on trading options. Firstrade has a commission fee of $0, HighLow has a commission fee of none. 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, ETFs Trading, Mutual Funds Trading, Bonds Trading are provided to customers by Firstrade and Options Trading are provided by HighLow. As for platforms, Firstrade offers Desktop Platform (Windows), Desktop Platform (MacOS), Web Platform, Android App, iOS App, while HighLow 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. Firstrade was established in 1985 in United States, and it is regulated by SEC and FINRA. And HighLow was established in 2014 in Australia, and it is regulated by ASIC. Withdrawal of funds from Firstrade can be done using Bank Wire with a withdrawal fee of $30 domestic US, $50 international. And HighLow provides the ability to withdraw funds using Bank Wire, Visa/Mastercard with a withdrawal fee of 2% fee on all withdrawals. The time for withdrawal in Firstrade is 2-3 business days, and that one in HighLow is 1 - 3 business days.

As a result, the rating of Firstrade is 3.9 stars versus that of HighLow of 4.6 stars.

Overall Rating

 
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
HighLow
Overall
Products & Fees
Security
Tools
Desktop Experience
Mobile Experience
Banking
Customer Support
Education

Fees

Fees
Stock
ETFs
Options
Mutual Funds
Bonds
Firstrade
Stock
$0
ETFs
$0
Options
$0
Mutual Funds
$0
Bonds
$40
HighLow
Stock
N/A
ETFs
N/A
Options
None - fixed payouts
Mutual Funds
N/A
Bonds
N/A

Types of trading

Types of trading
Stocks Trading
Options Trading
ETFs Trading
Mutual Funds Trading
Bonds Trading
Firstrade
Stocks Trading
Options Trading
ETFs Trading
Mutual Funds Trading
Bonds Trading
HighLow
Stocks Trading
Options Trading
ETFs Trading
Mutual Funds Trading
Bonds Trading

Platforms

Platforms
Desktop Platform (Windows)
Desktop Platform (MacOS)
Web Platform
Firstrade
Desktop Platform (Windows)
Desktop Platform (MacOS)
Web Platform
HighLow
Desktop Platform (Windows)
Desktop Platform (MacOS)
Web Platform

Tools

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

Mobile App

Mobile App
Android App
iOS App
Firstrade
Android App
iOS App
HighLow
Android App
iOS App

Deposits

Deposits
Minimum deposit
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard
PayPal
Cryptocurrency
Firstrade
Minimum deposit
$0
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard
PayPal
Cryptocurrency
HighLow
Minimum deposit
$10
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard
PayPal
Cryptocurrency

Withdrawals

Withdrawals
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard
Withdrawal Time
Withdrawal Fee
Firstrade
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard
Withdrawal Time
2-3 business days
Withdrawal Fee
$30 domestic US, $50 international
HighLow
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard
Withdrawal Time
1 - 3 business days
Withdrawal Fee
2% fee on all withdrawals

Security & Fairness

Security & Fairness
Сountry of Origin
Year Founded
Regulated By
Firstrade
Сountry of Origin
United States
Year Founded
1985
Regulated By
SEC and FINRA
HighLow
Сountry of Origin
Australia
Year Founded
2014
Regulated By
ASIC

Customer Service

Customer Service
Phone
Email
Live Chat
 
Firstrade
Phone
Yes
Email
Yes
Live Chat
No
HighLow
Phone
1300-870-442
Email
support@highlow.net
Live Chat
No

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