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Comparison IFC Markets vs TradeStation

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

Firstly, let’s compare commission fees provided by these brokers for regular transactions. IFC Markets has a commission fee of from 0.1%, and TradeStation has a commission fee of 4. When analyzing commission fees in CFD: IFC Markets provides spreads from 34 pips, 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: fixed spreads at 45 pips and 4 for IFC Markets and TradeStation, respectively. 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 TradeStation provides customers with Stocks Trading, Options Trading, ETFs Trading, Mutual Funds Trading, Bonds Trading, Futures Trading, Crypto Trading. As for platforms, IFC Markets offers Desktop Platform (Windows), Desktop Platform (MacOS), Web Platform, MT4, MT5, Android App, iOS App, while TradeStation 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. IFC Markets was founded in 2006 in British Virgin Islands, and it is regulated by BVI FSC. And TradeStation was founded in 1982 in United States, 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 TradeStation provides the ability to withdraw funds using Bank Wire with a withdrawal fee of $35 for US domestic withdrawals. The withdrawal time for IFC Markets is 1 - 5 business days, and that one for TradeStation is 3-5 business days.

Overall, IFC Markets boasts 4.8 stars versus TradeStation 3.8 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
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
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
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
IFC Markets
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
MT4
MT5
IFC Markets
Desktop Platform (Windows)
Desktop Platform (MacOS)
Web Platform
MT4
MT5
TradeStation
Desktop Platform (Windows)
Desktop Platform (MacOS)
Web Platform
MT4
MT5

Tools

Tools
Research & Analysis
Education
Demo account
IFC Markets
Research & Analysis
Education
Demo account
TradeStation
Research & Analysis
Education
Demo account

Mobile App

Mobile App
Android App
iOS App
IFC Markets
Android App
iOS App
TradeStation
Android App
iOS App

Deposits

Deposits
Minimum deposit
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard
IFC Markets
Minimum deposit
$1.00
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard
TradeStation
Minimum deposit
$500
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
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
IFC Markets
Сountry of Origin
British Virgin Islands
Year Founded
2006
Regulated By
BVI FSC
TradeStation
Сountry of Origin
United States
Year Founded
1982
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
TradeStation
Phone
Yes
Email
Yes
Live Chat
Yes

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