Compare BGL BNP Paribas vs Tastyworks


Online brokers compared for fees, trading platforms, safety and more. See how BGL BNP Paribas stacks up against Tastyworks!

BGL BNP Paribas vs Tastyworks
overall rating
2.7
4.6
overall pros
  • Good stock market coverage
  • High investor protection
  • Low trading fees
  • Great educational materials
  • Good research tools
overall cons
  • High fees
  • Complicated account opening
  • Limited research tools
  • Only US options, futures, and stocks
  • Deposit and withdrawal options limited
  • No demo account
fees
0.7
  • Transparent fee structure
  • High trading fees
  • High non-trading fees
4.4
  • Low trading fees
  • Low stock and ETF fees
  • No inactivity fee
  • Withdrawal fee for bank (wire) transfers
account opening
0.0
  • Multicurrency account with access to banking products (card, insurance, term deposits)
  • Slow
  • Not fully digital
  • Minimum deposit is higher than $500
5.0
  • Fast
  • Fully digital
  • No minimum deposit
deposit and withdrawal
2.0
  • No deposit fee
  • Not user-friendly
  • Only bank transfer
1.9
  • No deposit fee
  • User-friendly
  • Credit/Debit card not available
  • High withdrawal fee
  • Only one account base currency
web trading platform
2.5
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Good search function
  • Order confirmation
  • Not user-friendly
  • No clear fee report available
  • Limited customizability (for charts, workspace)
3.4
  • Clear fee report
  • Price alerts
  • Order confirmation
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • Limited customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Not suited for beginners
mobile trading platform
3.0
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Good search function
  • Not user-friendly
  • Limited order types
  • No price alerts
3.7
  • User-friendly
  • Touch/Face ID login
  • Order confirmation
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • No price alerts
desktop trading platform
3.9
  • Clear fee report
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Price alerts
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • Not suited for beginners
markets and products
3.2
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Fund
  • Bond
  • Options
2.5
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Options
  • Futures
research
1.5
  • Good interactive chart
  • Trading ideas
  • No/limited set of analytic tools
  • Basic fundamental data missing for most stocks
4.5
  • Good interactive chart
  • Trading ideas
  • Quality news flow
  • Limited fundamental data
customer service
1.8
  • English, French and German customer support
  • No live chat
  • Irrelevant answers
  • Not reliable email support
4.0
  • Phone support
  • Fast response time
  • Relevant answers
  • No live chat
  • No 24/7 support
education
0.0
4.5
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos
  • Good production quality
  • No demo account
  • Majority of clients belong to a top-tier financial authority
  • High level of investor protection
  • Banking background
  • 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 Investors appreciating personal advisory services and other benefits offered by a large banking group Options and futures traders focusing on US markets
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