Compare E*TRADE vs Passfolio


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

E*TRADE vs Passfolio
overall rating
4.9
4.1
overall pros
  • Low trading fees (free stock and ETF trading)
  • User-friendly mobile trading platform
  • Great research tools
  • Free US stock and ETF trading
  • Great mobile platform
  • Fast and fully digital account opening
overall cons
  • Only US markets, no forex
  • Only bank transfer
  • Slow live chat
  • Limited product portfolio focusing on US markets
  • Deposit is not user-friendly
  • Missing web and desktop platforms
fees
4.4
  • Free stock and ETF trading
  • Some mutual funds and bonds are free
  • Low non-trading fees
  • High fees for non-free mutual funds
5.0
  • Free stock and ETF trading for products priced above $5
  • No account opening and maintenance fees
account opening
4.4
  • Fully digital
  • No minimum deposit
  • User-friendly
  • Slow account verification
5.0
  • Fully digital
  • No minimum deposit
  • Verification in 15 minutes
  • Verification can be buggy on desktop
deposit and withdrawal
2.2
  • No deposit fee
  • User-friendly
  • Credit/Debit card not available
  • High fee for wire transfer withdrawal
1.5
  • No deposit fee
  • Credit/Debit card not available
  • Only one account base currency
  • Not user-friendly
web trading platform
4.5
  • User-friendly
  • Clear fee report
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Limited customizability (for charts, workspace)
mobile trading platform
4.5
  • User-friendly
  • Good search function
  • Good variety of order types
4.2
  • User-friendly
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Good search function
  • Limited order types
  • No price alerts
desktop trading platform
markets and products
3.1
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Fund
  • Bond
  • Options
  • Futures
  • Crypto
2.0
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Crypto
research
4.8
  • Good interactive chart
  • Trading ideas
  • Data on asset fundamentals
1.5
  • User-friendly
  • Limited interactive charting
  • No trading ideas
  • No fundamental data available
customer service
3.6
  • Phone support
  • Live chat
  • Relevant answers
  • Slow live chat and phone
3.5
  • Relevant answers
  • Fast email support
  • No 24/7 support
  • Couldn't reach phone support on multiple occasions
education
3.9
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos
  • Good production quality
  • Demo account is only for Power E*TRADE
2.5
  • Quality educational texts
  • No demo account
  • No trading platform tutorial videos
  • Majority of clients belong to a top-tier financial authority
  • High level of investor protection
  • Banking background
  • No negative balance protection
  • Majority of clients belong to a top-tier financial authority
  • High level of investor protection
  • Does not hold a banking license
  • Not listed on stock exchange
  • Financial information is not publicly available
recommended for Investors and traders looking for solid research and a great mobile trading platform Beginners and long-term investors focusing on the US stock market
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