Alpaca Trading vs Stake compared

Your expert:
Adam Nasli
Your expert:
Gyula Lencsés, CFA
Alpaca Trading
Key differences
  • Customer service score
  • Research score
  • Markets and products score
  • Customer service score
  • Research score
  • Markets and products score
Recommended for
  • Beginners
  • Equity
  • Forex
  • CFD
  • Beginners
  • Equity
  • Forex
  • CFD
Fees score
US stock fee
EURUSD spread
US index options fee
S&P 500 CFD spread
Withdrawal fee
Deposit fee
Inactivity fee
Top-tier regulators
Foundation date
Investor protection
Deposit and Withdrawal
Minimum deposit
Bank transfer for deposit
Bank transfer for withdrawal
Credit/debit for deposit
Credit/debit for withdrawal
PayPal for deposit
Wise for deposit
Revolut for deposit
Other electronic wallets
Platform and Experience
Mobile platform score
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MT4 available
MT5 available
Customer service score
Account opening score

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Alpaca Trading's service is on par with Stake's and a comparison of their fees shows that Alpaca Trading's fees are slightly lower than Stake's.

Account opening takes about the same effort at Alpaca Trading compared to Stake, deposit and withdrawal processes are somewhat more complicated at Alpaca Trading, while customer service quality is much better than Stake's.

Our experts rated the trading platform of Alpaca Trading as being of the same quality as the platform of Stake, found that clients have access to slightly more markets and products with Alpaca Trading, while Stake provides less useful research and education.

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