Basic data of broker
Recommended for Traders interested in algorithmic stock trading
Recommended for Forex and CFD traders familiar with the MetaTrader trading platforms
Free stock and ETF trading, low non-trading fees
Low forex and stock index CFD fees, but high stock CFD
Stock and ETF fees
Deposit and withdrawal
Social security number, other proof of residence
Valid Photo ID, deed of foundation for corporate account
Markets and products
Disclaimer: 74-89% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs. 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)
Vanuatu, but Vantage Group has regulation in Australia, UK, Cayman Islands
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Alpaca Trading's service is slightly better than Vantage's and a comparison of their fees shows that Alpaca Trading's fees are slightly lower than Vantage's.
Account opening takes about the same effort at Alpaca Trading compared to Vantage, deposit and withdrawal processes are considerably more complicated at Alpaca Trading, while customer service quality is lower than Vantage's.
Our experts rated the trading platform of Alpaca Trading as somewhat better than the platform of Vantage, found that clients have access to slightly more markets and products with Alpaca Trading, while Vantage provides just about the same quality of research and education.