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Comparison IQ Option vs TradeStation

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

Firstly, let’s compare commission fees provided by these brokers for regular transactions. The commission fee of IQ Option on regular transactions of the stock exchange is from 0.16%, and TradeStation has a commission fee of 4. Let’s analyze the commission fees on trading options. IQ Option has a commission fee of from 0.035%, TradeStation has a commission fee of 5. When analyzing commission fees in CFD: IQ Option provides from 0.16%, 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 0.093% and 4 for IQ Option 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, Options Trading, ETFs Trading, Forex Trading, Crypto Trading are provided to customers by IQ Option and Stocks Trading, Options Trading, ETFs Trading, Mutual Funds Trading, Bonds Trading, Futures Trading, Crypto Trading are provided by TradeStation. As for platforms, IQ Option offers Web Platform, Android App, iOS App, while TradeStation offers 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. IQ Option was established in 2013 in Seychelles, and it is regulated by Not Regulated. And TradeStation was established in 1982 in United States, and it is regulated by SEC, FINRA. We can withdraw funds from IQ Option with the help of Bank Wire, Visa/Mastercard, and its withdrawal fee is free. And TradeStation provides the ability to withdraw funds with the help of Bank Wire, and its withdrawal fee is $35 for US domestic withdrawals. The withdrawal time for IQ Option is within 1 business day, and that one for TradeStation is 3-5 business days.

Overall, IQ Option boasts 3.9 stars versus TradeStation 3.8 stars.

Overall Rating

 
Overall
Products & Fees
Security
Tools
Desktop Experience
Mobile Experience
Banking
Customer Support
Education
 
IQ Option
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
IQ Option
Stock
From 0.16%
ETFs
From 0.018%
Options
From 0.035%
Mutual Funds
N/A
Bonds
N/A
Forex Spreads
From 0.03%
CFDs
From 0.16%
Futures
N/A
Metals
From 0.093%
Cryptocurrency
From 0.064%
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
IQ Option
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
IQ Option
Desktop Platform (Windows)
Desktop Platform (MacOS)
Web Platform
TradeStation
Desktop Platform (Windows)
Desktop Platform (MacOS)
Web Platform

Tools

Tools
Research & Analysis
Education
Demo account
IQ Option
Research & Analysis
Education
Demo account
TradeStation
Research & Analysis
Education
Demo account

Mobile App

Mobile App
Android App
iOS App
IQ Option
Android App
iOS App
TradeStation
Android App
iOS App

Deposits

Deposits
Minimum deposit
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard
PayPal
Cryptocurrency
IQ Option
Minimum deposit
$10
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard
PayPal
Cryptocurrency
TradeStation
Minimum deposit
$500
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard
PayPal
Cryptocurrency

Withdrawals

Withdrawals
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard
Withdrawal Time
Withdrawal Fee
IQ Option
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard
Withdrawal Time
Within 1 business day
Withdrawal Fee
Free
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
IQ Option
Сountry of Origin
Seychelles
Year Founded
2013
Regulated By
Not Regulated
TradeStation
Сountry of Origin
United States
Year Founded
1982
Regulated By
SEC, FINRA

Customer Service

Customer Service
Phone
Email
Live Chat
 
IQ Option
Phone
+44 20 8068 0760
Email
support@iqoption.com
Live Chat
Yes
TradeStation
Phone
Yes
Email
Yes
Live Chat
Yes

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