Compare ActivTrades vs Zacks Trade


Online brokers compared for fees, trading platforms, safety and more. See how ActivTrades stacks up against Zacks Trade!

ActivTrades vs Zacks Trade
overall rating
4.4
4.6
overall pros
  • Low trading fees
  • Free deposit and withdrawal
  • Good customer support and education services
  • Low fees
  • Extensive stock and ETF selection
  • Great customer service
overall cons
  • Slim product portfolio
  • Basic research tools
  • High minimum deposit
  • Complex desktop platform and research tools
  • Slow and complicated account opening
  • Limited educational tools
fees
4.3
  • Low trading fees
  • No withdrawal fee
  • Inactivity fee
4.3
  • Low stock and ETF fees
  • No withdrawal fee
  • No inactivity fee
  • High fund fees
account opening
3.8
  • Fast
  • Fully digital
  • User-friendly
  • Minimum deposit is $1,000
2.8
  • Fully digital
  • No minimum deposit
  • Slow
  • Not user-friendly
deposit and withdrawal
4.5
  • Credit/Debit card available
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
  • Minor account currencies not available
3.5
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
  • Several account base currencies
  • Credit/Debit card not available
web trading platform
3.8
  • User-friendly
  • Clear fee report
  • Good search function
  • No two-step (safer) login
4.5
  • User-friendly
  • Clear fee report
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Limited customizability (for charts, workspace)
mobile trading platform
4.3
  • User-friendly
  • Good search function
  • Price alerts
  • No two-step (safer) login
3.5
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Good search function
  • Good variety of order types
  • User interface is a bit complex
  • Alerts only through chatbot
desktop trading platform
3.4
  • Clear fee report
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Price alerts
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • Poor design
3.0
  • Clear fee report
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Good variety of order types
  • Not user-friendly
  • Poor search function
  • Too complex for beginners
markets and products
1.4
  • Forex
  • CFD
3.8
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Fund
  • Bond
  • Options
research
3.0
  • Good interactive chart
  • User-friendly
  • Good set of analytical tools
  • No trading ideas
  • No fundamental data available
  • No/poor quality news flow
3.5
  • Good interactive chart
  • Trading ideas
  • Data on asset fundamentals
  • Not user-friendly
customer service
4.5
  • Phone support
  • Live chat
  • Fast response time
  • No 24/7 support
4.3
  • Phone support
  • Live chat
  • Fast response time
  • No 24/7 support
education
5.0
  • Demo account
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • One to one training
2.5
  • Demo account
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • No general education videos
  • No webinars
  • Negative balance protection
  • Regulated by top-tier FCA
  • Does not hold a banking license
  • Not listed on stock exchange
  • Financial information is not publicly available
  • Majority of clients belong to a top-tier financial authority
  • High level of investor protection
  • Financial information is publicly available
  • No negative balance protection
  • Does not hold a banking license
  • Not listed on stock exchange
recommended for Forex and CFD traders looking for low fees and great deposit/withdrawal conditions Traders and investors looking for comprehensive research tools, wide product selection, and low fees
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