Compare Comdirect vs Robinhood


Online brokers compared for fees, trading platforms, safety and more. See how Comdirect stacks up against Robinhood!

Comdirect vs Robinhood
overall rating
4.4
4.6
overall pros
  • Extensive range of products and exchanges
  • Well-made mobile platform
  • Rock-solid background
  • Free US stock and ETF trading
  • Great mobile and web trading platforms
  • Fast and fully digital account opening
overall cons
  • High fees
  • Complicated account opening for non-German and non-Austrian residents
  • Slow phone support and no live chat
  • Limited product range
  • Weak customer support
  • Few educational materials
fees
2.1
  • No withdrawal fee
  • High trading fees
  • High stock and ETF fees
  • High forex fees
4.7
  • Commission-free US stock and ETF trading
  • No fee for deposit or withdrawal
  • Transparent fee structure
  • High margin rate
account opening
2.6
  • No minimum deposit
  • Fully digital account opening for German and Austrian residents
  • Slow
  • Not fully digital
  • Complicated account opening for non-German residents
5.0
  • Fast
  • Fully digital
  • No minimum deposit
  • Available only for US clients
deposit and withdrawal
3.5
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
  • Several account base currencies
  • Credit/Debit card not available
  • Slow withdrawal - over 3 days
2.8
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
  • Cash management service
  • Credit/Debit card not available
  • Depositing larger amounts on Robinhood Gold takes longer
  • Wire withdrawal is pricey
web trading platform
4.4
  • User-friendly
  • Clear fee report
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • No price alerts
  • CFD trading is on a separate platform
4.5
  • User-friendly
  • Clear fee report
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Limited customizability (for charts, workspace)
mobile trading platform
4.7
  • User-friendly
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Price alerts
5.0
  • User-friendly
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Good search function
desktop trading platform
3.4
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Price alerts
  • No clear fee report available
  • Outdated design
markets and products
5.0
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Forex
  • Fund
  • Bond
  • Options
  • Futures
  • CFD
  • Crypto
  • Warrants
2.4
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Options
  • Crypto
research
4.0
  • Good interactive chart
  • Trading ideas
  • Data on asset fundamentals
  • News are only available in German
3.6
  • Trading ideas
  • Data on asset fundamentals
  • Quality news flow
  • Limited interactive charting
  • No/limited set of analytic tools
customer service
2.8
  • Phone support
  • Relevant answers
  • 24/7 support
  • Slow phone support
  • Deactivated live-chat
1.5
  • Fast response time
  • Relevant answers
  • No phone support
  • No live chat
  • No 24/7 support
education
5.0
  • Demo account
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos
1.5
  • Quality educational texts
  • No demo account
  • No trading platform tutorial videos
  • No educational videos
  • Majority of clients belong to a top-tier financial authority
  • Banking background
  • Listed on stock exchange
  • 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 and CFD traders speaking Germand and focusing on European securities Beginners and buy-and-hold investors focusing on the US stock market
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