GO Markets vs J.P. Morgan Self-Directed Investing compared

Online brokers compared for fees, trading platforms, safety and more. See how GO Markets stacks up against J.P. Morgan Self-Directed Investing!

GO Markets
J.P. Morgan Self-Directed Investing

Last update of dataDec 2022

GO Markets

GO Markets is a forex and CFD broker. The company was established in Australia in 2006.GO Markets is regulated by Cypriot CySEC, Australian ASIC, and financial regulator in Mauritius.

Recommended for forex traders who like the MetaTrader platform.

J.P. Morgan Self-Directed Investing

J.P. Morgan Self-Directed Investing is a brokerage solution offered by J.P. Morgan Securities LLC (a J.P. Morgan affiliate), regulated by top-tier US authorities the SEC and FINRA. J.P. Morgan is a NYSE-listed company with a banking background.

Recommended for beginners and buy-and-hold investors focusing on the US stock market.

GO Markets's service is slightly weaker than J.P. Morgan Self-Directed Investing's and a comparison of their fees shows that GO Markets's fees are slightly higher than J.P. Morgan Self-Directed Investing's.

Account opening takes somewhat more effort at GO Markets compared to J.P. Morgan Self-Directed Investing, deposit and withdrawal processes are much more seamless at GO Markets, while customer service quality is somewhat lower than J.P. Morgan Self-Directed Investing's.

Our experts rated the trading platform of GO Markets as being of the same quality as the platform of J.P. Morgan Self-Directed Investing, found that clients have access to slightly less markets and products with GO Markets, while J.P. Morgan Self-Directed Investing provides just about the same quality of research and education.

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Basic data of broker

Overall Score
4.1

Recommended for Forex traders who like the MetaTrader platform

Overall Score
4.8

Recommended for Beginners and buy-and-hold investors focusing on the US stock market

Country of origin

Australia

Country of origin

USA

Fees

Fees score
4.3
Fees score
4.9
Fees summary

Low trading and non-trading fees

Fees summary

Low trading and non-trading fees, low stock and ETF 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
5.0
Deposit and withdrawal score
2.2
Number of base currencies

10

Number of base currencies

1

Deposit type

Withdrawal type

Account opening

Account opening score
4.5
Account opening score
5.0
Account opening fully online
Account opening fully online
Minimum deposit
*

$99

*
Minimum deposit
*

$0

*
Time to open account

1 day

Time to open account

1 day

Required documents

Proof of identity: passport, driver's license, identity card, residence permit Proof of address: bank statements, utility bills not older than 3 months, internet/cable TV/house phone line bills, tax returns, council tax bills, government-issued certifications of residence

Required documents

Proof of identity: SSN and national ID / passport / driver's license Proof of residency: bank statement / utility bill

Trading platform

Web platform score
2.8
Web platform score
2.9
Mobile platform score
3.8
Mobile platform score
3.9
Desktop platform score
3.4
Desktop platform score
-

Markets and products

Markets and products score
1.4
Markets and products score
2.1
Stocks
Stocks
Fractional shares
Fractional shares
ETFs
ETFs
Forex
Forex
Funds
Funds
*
*
Bonds
Bonds
Options
Options
Futures
Futures
Crypto
*
*
Crypto
CFDs
CFDs
CFD disclaimer

Disclaimer: 62% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs with this provider. You should consider whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.

Research, education

Research score
2.5
Research score
2.3
Charting quality

Mid-range

Charting quality

Poor

Education score
5.0
Education score
2.5
Demo account
Demo account

Customer service

Customer service score
1.7
Customer service score
2.3
Phone
Phone
Live chat
Live chat
Email
Email
24/7 availability
24/7 availability

Security

Investor protection amount

€20,000 under CySEC, no protection for other clients

Investor protection amount

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

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

2006

Foundation date

1985

Country of regulation

Cyprus, Australia, Mauritius

Country of regulation

USA

GO Markets

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

J.P. Morgan Self-Directed Investing

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

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