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Comparison IFC 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 IFC Markets vs TD Ameritrade. Is IFC Markets or TD Ameritrade a better online broker?

Firstly, let’s compare commission fees provided by these brokers for regular transactions. The commission fee of IFC Markets on regular transactions of the stock exchange is from 0.1%, and TD Ameritrade has a commission fee of $6.95. For trading in Forex, the commission fee of IFC Markets is spreads from 0.4 pips, while 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 IFC Markets provides customers with Stocks Trading, ETFs Trading, Forex Trading, Futures Trading, Crypto Trading, and TD Ameritrade provides customers with Stocks Trading, Options Trading, ETFs Trading, Mutual Funds Trading, Bonds Trading, Forex Trading, Futures Trading. Concerning the platforms, IFC Markets uses Desktop Platform (Windows), Desktop Platform (MacOS), Web Platform, MT4, MT5, Android App, iOS App, while TD Ameritrade uses 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. IFC Markets was established in 2006 in British Virgin Islands, and it is regulated by BVI FSC. And TD Ameritrade was established in 1975 in USA, and it is regulated by SEC, FINRA. Withdrawal of funds from IFC Markets can be done using Bank Wire, Visa/Mastercard with a withdrawal fee of fees vary. And TD Ameritrade provides the ability to withdraw funds using Bank Wire with a withdrawal fee of free. The time for withdrawal in IFC Markets is 1 - 5 business days, and that one in TD Ameritrade is one Business Day.

Overall, IFC Markets boasts 4.8 stars versus TD Ameritrade 4.5 stars.

Overall Rating

 
Overall
Products & Fees
Security
Tools
Desktop Experience
Mobile Experience
Banking
Customer Support
Education
 
IFC 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
Cryptocurrency
IFC Markets
Stock
From 0.1%
ETFs
Fixed spreads at 4 pips
Options
N/A
Mutual Funds
N/A
Bonds
N/A
Forex Spreads
Spreads from 0.4 pips
CFDs
Spreads from 34 pips
Futures
spreads vary
Metals
Fixed spreads at 45 pips
Cryptocurrency
Fixed spreads at 50 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
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
IFC Markets
Stocks Trading
Options Trading
ETFs Trading
Mutual Funds Trading
Bonds Trading
Forex Trading
Futures Trading
Crypto Trading
TD Ameritrade
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
MT4
MT5
IFC Markets
Desktop Platform (Windows)
Desktop Platform (MacOS)
Web Platform
MT4
MT5
TD Ameritrade
Desktop Platform (Windows)
Desktop Platform (MacOS)
Web Platform
MT4
MT5

Tools

Tools
Research & Analysis
Education
Demo account
IFC Markets
Research & Analysis
Education
Demo account
TD Ameritrade
Research & Analysis
Education
Demo account

Mobile App

Mobile App
Android App
iOS App
IFC Markets
Android App
iOS App
TD Ameritrade
Android App
iOS App

Deposits

Deposits
Minimum deposit
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard
IFC Markets
Minimum deposit
$1.00
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard
TD Ameritrade
Minimum deposit
None
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard

Withdrawals

Withdrawals
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard
Withdrawal Time
Withdrawal Fee
IFC Markets
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard
Withdrawal Time
1 - 5 business days
Withdrawal Fee
Fees vary
TD Ameritrade
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard
Withdrawal Time
One Business Day
Withdrawal Fee
Free

Security & Fairness

Security & Fairness
Сountry of Origin
Year Founded
Regulated By
IFC Markets
Сountry of Origin
British Virgin Islands
Year Founded
2006
Regulated By
BVI FSC
TD Ameritrade
Сountry of Origin
United States
Year Founded
1975
Regulated By
SEC, FINRA

Customer Service

Customer Service
Phone
Email
Live Chat
 
IFC Markets
Phone
+7(963)993-75-10
Email
support@ifcmarkets.com
Live Chat
Yes
TD Ameritrade
Phone
Yes
Email
Yes
Live Chat
Yes (In-App Chat)

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