Compare Davy Select vs TD Ameritrade


Online brokers compared for fees, trading platforms, safety and more. See how Davy Select stacks up against TD Ameritrade!

Davy Select vs TD Ameritrade
overall rating
2.8
4.7
overall pros
  • Fast and helpful customer service
  • High-quality reserach tools
  • Great educational materials
  • Low trading fees (free stock and ETF trading)
  • Superb desktop trading platform
  • Great customer support
overall cons
  • High trading fees
  • Complicated account opening
  • Only bank transfers for deposit and withdrawal
  • You can trade only on US markets
  • Accounts mostly limited to US residents
  • No credit/debit cards and electronic wallets for money transfer
fees
0.7
  • No fee for withdrawals in Irealand
  • High stock and ETF fees
  • High bond fees
  • High inactivity fee
4.3
  • Low trading fees
  • Low non-trading fees
  • Free stocks and ETFs
  • High fund fees
account opening
1.0
  • User-friendly
  • Many account types
  • Slow
  • Not fully digital
3.7
  • Fully digital
  • No minimum deposit
  • Many account types
deposit and withdrawal
2.3
  • No deposit fee
  • Free withdrawals in Ireland
  • Credit/Debit card not available
  • High fee for international withdrawals
  • Limited number of account currencies
1.9
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
  • User-friendly
  • Credit/Debit card not available
  • Only one account base currency
  • High withdrawal fee for wire transfers
web trading platform
4.2
  • User-friendly
  • Clear fee report
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Limited customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Limited order types
4.3
  • User-friendly
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Good variety of order types
  • Limited customizability (for charts, workspace)
mobile trading platform
4.8
  • User-friendly
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Good variety of order types
desktop trading platform
4.5
  • User-friendly
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Good variety of order types
  • Trading support functions
  • Great learning materials
  • No two-step (safer) login
markets and products
3.0
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Fund
  • Bond
3.7
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Forex
  • Fund
  • Bond
  • Options
  • Futures
  • Crypto
research
3.5
  • Trading ideas
  • Data on asset fundamentals
  • User-friendly
  • Limited interactive charting
  • No/limited set of analytic tools
4.7
  • Good interactive chart
  • Trading ideas
  • Data on asset fundamentals
customer service
4.0
  • Phone support
  • Fast response time
  • Relevant answers
  • No live chat
  • No 24/7 support
4.0
  • Phone support
  • Live chat
  • Fast response time
education
3.5
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos
  • No demo account
5.0
  • Demo account
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos
  • Majority of clients belong to a top-tier financial authority
  • Long track record
  • Not listed on stock exchange
  • Majority of clients belong to a top-tier financial authority
  • High level of investor protection
  • Banking background
  • No negative balance protection
recommended for Investors focusing on Irish and UK markets Investors and traders looking for solid research and a well-equipped desktop trading platform
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