Compare Axi vs E*TRADE


Online brokers compared for fees, trading platforms, safety and more. See how Axi stacks up against E*TRADE!

Axi vs E*TRADE
overall rating
4.4
4.9
overall pros
  • Low trading fees and no inactivity fee
  • No withdrawal and deposit fees
  • Fully digital account opening
  • Low trading fees (free stock and ETF trading)
  • User-friendly mobile trading platform
  • Great research tools
overall cons
  • Offers only forex and CFD trading
  • Limited research tools
  • 24/5 customer service
  • Only US markets, no forex
  • Only bank transfer
  • Slow live chat
fees
4.3
  • Low non-trading fees
  • Low forex fees
  • Low CFD fees
4.4
  • Free stock and ETF trading
  • Some mutual funds and bonds are free
  • Low non-trading fees
  • High fees for non-free mutual funds
account opening
4.4
  • Fully digital
  • No minimum deposit
  • Low minimum deposit
  • Slower account opening time
4.4
  • Fully digital
  • No minimum deposit
  • User-friendly
  • Slow account verification
deposit and withdrawal
4.4
  • Credit/Debit card available
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
  • Withdrawal only via wire transfer or e-wallets
2.2
  • No deposit fee
  • User-friendly
  • Credit/Debit card not available
  • High fee for wire transfer withdrawal
web trading platform
2.8
  • Clear fee report
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Order confirmation
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • No price alerts
  • Poor design
4.5
  • User-friendly
  • Clear fee report
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Limited customizability (for charts, workspace)
mobile trading platform
3.8
  • User-friendly
  • Good search function
  • Price alerts
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • No Touch/Face ID login
  • No order confirmation
4.5
  • User-friendly
  • Good search function
  • Good variety of order types
desktop trading platform
3.4
  • Clear fee report
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Price alerts
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • Poor design
  • Search function could be improved
markets and products
1.8
  • Forex
  • CFD
  • Crypto
3.1
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Fund
  • Bond
  • Options
  • Futures
  • Crypto
research
3.0
  • User-friendly
  • Great economic calendar
  • No trading ideas
  • No fundamental data available
4.8
  • Good interactive chart
  • Trading ideas
  • Data on asset fundamentals
customer service
3.9
  • Phone support
  • Live chat
  • Fast response time
  • No 24/7 support
3.6
  • Phone support
  • Live chat
  • Relevant answers
  • Slow live chat and phone
education
4.5
  • Demo account
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos
  • Not all contents are translated
3.9
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos
  • Good production quality
  • Demo account is only for Power E*TRADE
  • Majority of clients belong to a top-tier financial authority
  • Negative balance protection
  • 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
  • Banking background
  • No negative balance protection
recommended for Forex traders familiar with the MetaTrader 4 platform Investors and traders looking for solid research and a great mobile trading platform
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