Basic data of broker
Recommended for Investors and traders looking for low fees and focusing on the US market
Recommended for Investors and CFD traders familiar with the MetaTrader trading platforms
Low trading and non-trading fees, high margin rates
Low trading and non-trading fees
Stock and ETF fees
Deposit and withdrawal
Proof of identity: SSN / passport / national ID card / driver's license
Proof of identity: national ID / passport Proof of residency: bank statement / utility bill
Markets and products
Disclaimer: 75.2% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs with this provider. You should consider whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.
$500,000 (securities up to $500,000, cash up to $250,000). Additional insurance through Lloyd's of London for $37.5 million, including cash of up to $900,000.
€20,000 for EEA residents, no protection for other customers
Cyprus, Australia, Belize
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Ally Invest's service is slightly better than FBS's and a comparison of their fees shows that Ally Invest's fees are slightly lower than FBS's.
Account opening takes somewhat more effort at Ally Invest compared to FBS, deposit and withdrawal processes are more complicated at Ally Invest, while customer service quality is somewhat lower than FBS's.
Our experts rated the trading platform of Ally Invest as somewhat worse than the platform of FBS, found that clients have access to slightly more markets and products with Ally Invest, while FBS provides just about the same quality of research and education.