Compare IronFX vs TD Ameritrade


Online brokers compared for fees, trading platforms, safety and more. See how IronFX stacks up against TD Ameritrade!

IronFX vs TD Ameritrade
overall rating
4.0
4.9
overall pros
  • Low fees
  • Great deposit and withdrawal
  • User-friendly account opening
  • Low trading fees (free stock and ETF trading)
  • Superb desktop trading platform
  • Great customer support
overall cons
  • Poor customer support
  • Only forex and CFD products
  • Limited educational tools
  • You can trade only on US markets
  • Accounts mostly limited to US residents
  • No credit/debit cards and electronic wallets for money transfer
fees
4.4
  • Low trading fees
  • No withdrawal fee
  • No inactivity fee
  • Higher stock CFD fees
4.3
  • Low trading fees
  • Low non-trading fees
  • Free stocks and ETFs
  • High fund fees
account opening
4.4
  • Fully digital
  • No minimum deposit
  • User-friendly
  • Slower account verification
3.0
  • Fully digital
  • No minimum deposit
  • Many account types
deposit and withdrawal
5.0
  • Credit/Debit card available
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
2.2
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
  • User-friendly
  • Credit/Debit card not available
  • Only one account base currency
  • High withdrawal fee for wire transfers
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
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Good variety of order types
  • 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
  • Good variety of order types
desktop trading platform
3.3
  • Clear fee report
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Price alerts
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • Poor design
4.5
  • User-friendly
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Good variety of order types
  • Trading support functions
  • Great learning materials
  • No two-step (safer) login
markets and products
1.8
  • Forex
  • CFD
3.9
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Forex
  • Fund
  • Bond
  • Options
  • Futures
research
2.3
  • Great analysis written by IronFX experts
  • No fundamental data available
  • Poor design of charting tools
  • Poor quality news feeds
4.8
  • Good interactive chart
  • Trading ideas
  • Data on asset fundamentals
customer service
1.5
  • Great email support
  • No 24/7 support
  • Slow live chat
  • No response on the phone
4.0
  • Phone support
  • Live chat
  • Fast response time
education
1.5
  • Demo account
  • No trading platform tutorial videos
  • No educational videos
  • No webinars
5.0
  • Demo account
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos
  • Negative balance protection
  • FCA-regulated
  • Does not hold a banking license
  • Not listed on stock exchange
  • Financial information is not publicly available
  • Majority of clients belong to a top-tier financial authority
  • High level of investor protection
  • Banking background
  • No negative balance protection
recommended for Forex and CFD traders familiar with the MetaTrader 4 trading platform Investors and traders looking for solid research and a well-equipped desktop trading platform
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