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Comparison Merrill Edge vs Vantage FX

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

First of all, we’ll compare the commission fees of the two brokers. 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, Penny Stocks Trading, Options Trading, ETFs Trading, Mutual Funds Trading, Bonds Trading are provided to customers by Merrill Edge and Forex Trading, Crypto Trading are provided by Vantage FX. Concerning the platforms, Merrill Edge uses Web Platform, Android App, iOS App, while Vantage FX uses Desktop Platform (Windows), Desktop Platform (MacOS), Web Platform, MT4, MT5, 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. Merrill Edge was established in 2010 in USA, and it is regulated by SEC, FINRA. And Vantage FX was established in 2009 in Australia, and it is regulated by ASIC. Withdrawal of funds from Merrill Edge can be done using Bank Wire, Visa/Mastercard with a withdrawal fee of $0 (Visa Debit Card). And Vantage FX provides the ability to withdraw funds using Bank Wire, Visa/Mastercard with a withdrawal fee of free. The withdrawal time for Merrill Edge is immediate (Bank Wire), and that one for Vantage FX is 3 - 10 business days.

As a result, the rating of Merrill Edge is 4.1 stars versus that of Vantage FX of 4.9 stars.

Overall Rating

 
Overall
Products & Fees
Security
Tools
Desktop Experience
Mobile Experience
Banking
Customer Support
Education
 
Merrill Edge
Overall
Products & Fees
Security
Tools
Desktop Experience
Mobile Experience
Banking
Customer Support
Education
Vantage FX
Overall
Products & Fees
Security
Tools
Desktop Experience
Mobile Experience
Banking
Customer Support
Education

Fees

Fees
Stock
ETFs
Options
Mutual Funds
Bonds
Forex Spreads
Metals
Merrill Edge
Stock
$6.95
ETFs
$6.95
Options
$6.95 + $0.75
Mutual Funds
No Transaction Fee
Bonds
$1 Per Bond ($10 min)
Forex Spreads
N/A
Metals
N/A
Vantage FX
Stock
N/A
ETFs
N/A
Options
N/A
Mutual Funds
N/A
Bonds
N/A
Forex Spreads
From 0.0 pips + $3 commission per 1 lot
Metals
From 0.23 pips

Types of trading

Types of trading
Stocks Trading
Penny Stocks Trading
Options Trading
ETFs Trading
Mutual Funds Trading
Bonds Trading
Forex Trading
Crypto Trading
Merrill Edge
Stocks Trading
Penny Stocks Trading
Options Trading
ETFs Trading
Mutual Funds Trading
Bonds Trading
Forex Trading
Crypto Trading
Vantage FX
Stocks Trading
Penny Stocks Trading
Options Trading
ETFs Trading
Mutual Funds Trading
Bonds Trading
Forex Trading
Crypto Trading

Platforms

Platforms
Desktop Platform (Windows)
Desktop Platform (MacOS)
Web Platform
MT4
MT5
Merrill Edge
Desktop Platform (Windows)
Desktop Platform (MacOS)
Web Platform
MT4
MT5
Vantage FX
Desktop Platform (Windows)
Desktop Platform (MacOS)
Web Platform
MT4
MT5

Tools

Tools
Research & Analysis
Social trading
Education
Demo account
Merrill Edge
Research & Analysis
Social trading
Education
Demo account
Vantage FX
Research & Analysis
Social trading
Education
Demo account

Mobile App

Mobile App
Android App
iOS App
Merrill Edge
Android App
iOS App
Vantage FX
Android App
iOS App

Deposits

Deposits
Minimum deposit
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard
Merrill Edge
Minimum deposit
None
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard
Vantage FX
Minimum deposit
$200
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard

Withdrawals

Withdrawals
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard
Withdrawal Time
Withdrawal Fee
Merrill Edge
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard
Withdrawal Time
Immediate (Bank Wire)
Withdrawal Fee
$0 (Visa Debit Card)
Vantage FX
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard
Withdrawal Time
3 - 10 business days
Withdrawal Fee
Free

Security & Fairness

Security & Fairness
Сountry of Origin
Year Founded
Regulated By
Merrill Edge
Сountry of Origin
USA
Year Founded
2010
Regulated By
SEC, FINRA
Vantage FX
Сountry of Origin
Australia
Year Founded
2009
Regulated By
ASIC

Customer Service

Customer Service
Phone
Email
Live Chat
 
Merrill Edge
Phone
Yes
Email
Yes
Live Chat
No
Vantage FX
Phone
1300 945 517
Email
support@vantagefx.com
Live Chat
Yes

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