E*TRADE vs Ninety Nine compared

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

E*TRADE
Ninety Nine

Last update of dataDec 2022

E*TRADE

E*TRADE is a US stockbroker regulated by top-tier authorities SEC and FINRA. The company is listed on NASDAQ and has a banking background.

Recommended for investors and traders looking for solid research and a great mobile trading platform.

Ninety Nine

Ninety Nine is a comission-free online stockbroker regulated by the Spanish National Securities Market Commission, CNMV.

Recommended for beginners and investors looking for free US stock trading and a simple, easy-to-use mobile trading platform.

E*TRADE's service is slightly better than Ninety Nine's and a comparison of their fees shows that E*TRADE's fees are lower than Ninety Nine's.

Account opening takes somewhat more effort at E*TRADE compared to Ninety Nine, deposit and withdrawal processes are about the same quality at E*TRADE, while customer service quality is somewhat lower than Ninety Nine's.

Our experts rated the trading platform of E*TRADE as better than the platform of Ninety Nine, found that clients have access to more markets and products with E*TRADE, while Ninety Nine provides much less useful research and education.

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Basic data of broker

Overall Score
4.8

Recommended for Investors and traders looking for solid research and a great mobile trading platform

Best IRA broker

Overall Score
3.9

Recommended for Beginners and investors looking for free US stock trading and a simple, easy-to-use mobile trading platform

Country of origin

USA

Country of origin

Spain

Fees

Fees score
4.3
Fees score
3.0
Fees summary

Low trading and non-trading fees, high fund fees

Fees summary

Low trading and non-trading fees

Stock and ETF fees

Forex fees

Fund fees

Bond fees

Options fees

Futures fees

Crypto fees

CFD fees

Non-trading fees

Deposit and withdrawal

Deposit and withdrawal score
2.2
Deposit and withdrawal score
2.3
Number of base currencies

1

Number of base currencies

1

Deposit type

Withdrawal type

Account opening

Account opening score
4.2
Account opening score
5.0
Account opening fully online
Account opening fully online
Minimum deposit
*

$0

*
Minimum deposit
*

$0

*
Time to open account

1-3 days

Time to open account

1 day

Required documents

Proof of identity: SSN and national ID / passport / driver's license

Required documents

Proof of identity: national ID Proof of residency: bank statement / utility bill / driver's license / credit card statement

Trading platform

Web platform score
4.5
Web platform score
-
Mobile platform score
4.5
Mobile platform score
4.0
Desktop platform score
-
Desktop platform score
-

Markets and products

Markets and products score
2.9
Markets and products score
1.7
Stocks
Stocks
Fractional shares
Fractional shares
*
*
ETFs
ETFs
Forex
Forex
Funds
Funds
Bonds
Bonds
Options
Options
Futures
Futures
Crypto
*
*
Crypto
CFDs
CFDs

Research, education

Research score
4.8
Research score
2.3
Charting quality

Great

Charting quality

Poor

Education score
2.4
Education score
0.5
Demo account
Demo account

Customer service

Customer service score
4.5
Customer service score
5.0
Phone
Phone
Live chat
Live chat
Email
Email
24/7 availability
24/7 availability

Security

Investor protection amount

$500,000 (securities up to $500,000, cash up to $250,000)

Investor protection amount

€100,000

Banking background
Banking background
Listed on stock exchange
Listed on stock exchange
Foundation date

1982

Foundation date

2019

Country of regulation

USA

Country of regulation

Spain

E*TRADE

For detailed information and hands-on experience, read our review of this broker.

Ninety Nine

For detailed information and hands-on experience, read our review of this broker.

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