Compare CMC Markets vs tastyworks


Online brokers compared for fees, trading platforms, safety and more. See how CMC Markets stacks up against tastyworks!

CMC Markets vs tastyworks
overall rating
4.6
4.7
overall pros
  • Low forex fees
  • Great web and mobile platforms
  • Advanced research and educational tools
  • Low trading fees
  • Great educational materials
  • Good research tools
overall cons
  • High stock CFD fees
  • Limited product portfolio
  • Complicated account verification
  • Limited product selection
  • Few deposit and withdrawal options
  • No demo account
fees
3.5
  • Low forex fees
  • No withdrawal fee
  • High stock CFD fees
4.5
  • Low trading fees
  • Low stock and ETF fees
  • No inactivity fee
  • Withdrawal fee for bank (wire) transfers
account opening
4.1
  • Fully digital
  • No minimum deposit
  • Complicated account verification
5.0
  • Fast
  • Fully digital
  • No minimum deposit
deposit and withdrawal
4.8
  • Credit/Debit card available
  • No deposit fee
  • Several account base currencies
  • £15 fee for international bank transfers
1.9
  • No deposit fee
  • User-friendly
  • Free ACH withdrawals in the US
  • Credit/Debit card not available
  • Only one account base currency
  • High fee for wire withdrawals
web trading platform
4.4
  • Clear fee report
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Modern design
  • No two-step (safer) login
3.4
  • Clear fee report
  • Price alerts
  • Two-step (safer) authentication for certain functions
  • Limited customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Not suited for beginners
mobile trading platform
4.4
  • User-friendly
  • Good search function
  • Good variety of order types
  • No two-step (safer) login
4.2
  • User-friendly
  • Touch/Face ID login
  • Order confirmation
  • No price alerts
desktop trading platform
3.4
  • Clear fee report
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Price alerts
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • Poor design
3.9
  • Clear fee report
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Price alerts
  • Not suited for beginners
markets and products
2.2
  • Forex
  • CFD
  • Crypto
2.6
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Options
  • Futures
research
5.0
  • Good interactive chart
  • Trading ideas
  • Data on asset fundamentals
5.0
  • Good interactive chart
  • Trading ideas
  • Quality news flow
  • Limited fundamental data
customer service
4.5
  • Phone support
  • Live chat
  • Fast response time
  • No 24/7 support
4.0
  • Phone support
  • Fast response time
  • Relevant answers
  • No live chat
  • No 24/7 support
education
5.0
  • Demo account
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos
4.5
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos
  • Good production quality
  • No demo account
  • Majority of clients belong to a top-tier financial authority
  • Listed on stock exchange
  • Negative balance protection
  • Does not hold a banking license
  • 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 Forex and CFD traders looking for an advanced trading platform with many research tools Options and futures traders focusing on US markets
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