Compare Plus500 vs Tastyworks


Online brokers compared for fees, trading platforms, safety and more. See how Plus500 stacks up against Tastyworks!

Plus500 vs Tastyworks
overall rating
4.4
4.7
overall pros
  • Easy-to-use platform
  • Low trading fees
  • Listed on the London Stock Exchange
  • Low trading fees
  • Great educational materials
  • Good research tools
overall cons
  • Limited product portfolio, only CFDs & forex
  • Minimal research tools
  • Mid-range educational section
  • Only US options, futures, and stocks
  • Deposit and withdrawal options limited
  • No demo account
fees
3.6
  • Low trading fees
  • No withdrawal fee
  • Inactivity fee
4.4
  • Low trading fees
  • Low stock and ETF fees
  • No inactivity fee
  • Withdrawal fee for bank (wire) transfers
account opening
5.0
  • Fast
  • Fully digital
  • Low minimum deposit
5.0
  • Fast
  • Fully digital
  • No minimum deposit
deposit and withdrawal
5.0
  • Credit/Debit card available
  • No deposit fee
  • Five withdrawals per month free
1.9
  • No deposit fee
  • User-friendly
  • Credit/Debit card not available
  • High withdrawal fee
  • Only one account base currency
web trading platform
4.4
  • User-friendly
  • Clear fee report
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Limited customizability (for charts, workspace)
3.4
  • Clear fee report
  • Price alerts
  • Order confirmation
  • Limited customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Not suited for beginners
mobile trading platform
4.9
  • User-friendly
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Good search function
4.2
  • User-friendly
  • Touch/Face ID login
  • Order confirmation
  • No price alerts
desktop trading platform
4.4
  • Clear fee report
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Price alerts
  • Not suited for beginners
markets and products
1.9
  • Forex
  • CFD
  • Crypto
2.4
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Options
  • Futures
research
2.8
  • Good interactive chart
  • User-friendly
  • No trading ideas
  • No fundamental data available
  • No/poor quality news flow
4.5
  • Good interactive chart
  • Trading ideas
  • Quality news flow
  • Limited fundamental data
customer service
5.0
  • Live chat
  • Relevant answers
  • 24/7 availability
  • No phone support
4.0
  • Phone support
  • Fast response time
  • Relevant answers
  • No live chat
  • No 24/7 support
education
1.5
  • Demo account
  • No trading platform tutorial videos
  • Only few and basic educational videos
4.5
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos
  • Good production quality
  • No demo account
  • Listed on stock exchange
  • Negative balance protection
  • Financial information is publicly available
  • Does not hold a banking license
  • Majority of clients belong to a top-tier financial authority
  • High level of investor protection
  • Financial information is publicly available
  • No negative balance protection
  • Does not hold a banking license
  • Not listed on stock exchange
recommended for Experienced traders looking for an easy-to-use platform and a great user experience Options and futures traders focusing on US markets
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