Compare Fusion Markets vs Merrill Edge


Online brokers compared for fees, trading platforms, safety and more. See how Fusion Markets stacks up against Merrill Edge!

Fusion Markets vs Merrill Edge
overall rating
4.4
4.8
overall pros
  • Low trading and non-trading fees
  • Fast and easy account opening
  • Great customer service
  • Low trading fees
  • Easy and seamless account opening
  • Strong parent company
overall cons
  • Basic research tools
  • Limited educational tools
  • Limited product portfolio
  • Limited to US clients and products
  • No demo trading
  • Limited options to deposit/withdraw from accounts
fees
4.8
  • Low non-trading fees
  • Low forex fees
  • No withdrawal or inactivity fees
4.4
  • Low trading fees
  • Low non-trading fees
  • Low stock and ETF fees
  • High financing rate
account opening
5.0
  • Fast
  • Fully digital
  • No minimum deposit
5.0
  • Fast
  • Fully digital
  • No minimum deposit
deposit and withdrawal
4.4
  • Credit/Debit card available
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
  • Slow withdrawal - over 3 days
2.2
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
  • User-friendly
  • Credit/Debit card not available
  • Only one account base currency
  • Slow withdrawal - over 3 days
web trading platform
2.8
  • Clear fee report
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Order confirmation
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • No price alerts
4.3
  • User-friendly
  • Clear fee report
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Limited customizability (for charts, workspace)
mobile trading platform
3.8
  • User-friendly
  • Good search function
  • Price alerts
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • No Touch/Face ID login
  • No order confirmation
4.8
  • User-friendly
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Touch/Face ID login
  • Poor search function
desktop trading platform
3.3
  • Clear fee report
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Price alerts
  • No two-step (safer) login
markets and products
1.8
  • Forex
  • CFD
  • Crypto
2.3
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Fund
  • Bond
  • Options
research
2.3
  • User-friendly
  • Research tools can be added
  • No trading ideas
  • No fundamental data available
  • No/poor quality news flow
4.0
  • Trading ideas
  • Data on asset fundamentals
  • Quality news flow
  • Limited interactive charting
  • No/limited set of analytic tools
customer service
4.5
  • Phone support
  • Live chat
  • Fast response time
  • No 24/7 support
4.5
  • Phone support
  • Live chat
  • No email support
education
1.5
  • Demo account
  • No trading platform tutorial videos
  • No educational videos
3.5
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos
  • No demo account
  • Regulated by top-tier financial authority
  • No investor protection
  • No negative balance protection
  • Does not hold a banking license
  • Majority of clients belong to a top-tier financial authority
  • High level of investor protection
  • Banking background
  • No negative balance protection
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