Compare Fidelity vs Optimus Futures


Online brokers compared for fees, trading platforms, safety and more. See how Fidelity stacks up against Optimus Futures!

Fidelity vs Optimus Futures
overall rating
4.7
4.0
overall pros
  • Commission-free US stocks and ETFs
  • Great trading platforms and research
  • US and international stocks
  • Low trading fees
  • Great platform and research
  • Fast customer service
overall cons
  • High mutual fund fees and margin rates
  • Slower account verification
  • Slow live chat
  • High withdrawal fee
  • No mobile app, desktop app only for Windows
  • Only futures and options on futures
fees
4.1
  • Free stock and ETF trading
  • Low bond fees
  • No inactivity fee
  • High fees for non-free mutual funds
  • High margin fees
4.8
  • Low trading fees
  • No inactivity fee
  • Low financing rate
  • Withdrawal fee
account opening
3.6
  • No minimum deposit
  • User-friendly
  • Many account types
  • Slower account verification
  • Not fully digital in some cases
2.8
  • Fully digital
  • Low minimum deposit
  • Many account types
  • Slow
  • Not user-friendly
deposit and withdrawal
3.8
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
  • Several account base currencies
  • Credit/Debit card not available
1.1
  • No deposit fee
  • Quick deposit and withdrawal - within 3 days
  • Credit/Debit card not available
  • High withdrawal fee
  • 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
  • No two-step (safer) login
desktop trading platform
3.8
  • Clear fee report
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Good variety of order types
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • Loads bit slowly
3.8
  • Clear fee report
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Good variety of order types
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • Slightly complicated interface
markets and products
3.9
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Fund
  • Bond
  • Options
  • Robo-advisory
1.5
  • Options
  • Futures
  • Crypto
research
4.5
  • Good interactive chart
  • Trading ideas
  • Data on asset fundamentals
  • News flow quality could be better
4.3
  • Good interactive chart
  • Good set of analytical tools
  • No trading ideas
customer service
3.9
  • Phone support
  • Live chat
  • Fast response time
  • No 24/7 support
  • Slow live chat
4.5
  • Phone support
  • Live chat
  • Fast response time
  • Relevant answers
  • No 24/7 support
education
3.9
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos
  • Good production quality
  • Demo account is only for desktop
4.0
  • Demo account
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos
  • Majority of clients belong to a top-tier financial authority
  • High level of investor protection
  • Additional coverage by Fidelity
  • No negative balance protection
  • Does not hold a banking license
  • Not listed on stock exchange
  • Majority of clients belong to a top-tier financial authority
  • No investor protection
  • No negative balance protection
  • Does not hold a banking license
recommended for Investors and traders looking for solid research and great trading platforms Day traders focusing on futures and technical trading
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