Compare Plus500 vs Zacks Trade


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

Plus500 vs Zacks Trade
overall rating
4.4
4.6
overall pros
  • Easy-to-use platform
  • Low CFD fees
  • Great account opening
  • Low fees
  • Extensive stock and ETF selection
  • Great customer service.
overall cons
  • Limited product range, only CFDs
  • Minimal research tools
  • Mediocre educational section
  • Complex desktop platform and research tools
  • Slow and complicated account opening
  • Limited educational tools
fees
3.6
  • Low trading fees
  • No withdrawal fee
  • Inactivity fee
4.3
  • Low stock and ETF fees
  • No inactivity fee
  • Low margin rates
  • High fund fees
account opening
5.0
  • Fast
  • Fully digital
  • Low minimum deposit
2.8
  • Fully digital
  • No minimum deposit
  • Slow
  • Not user-friendly
deposit and withdrawal
5.0
  • Credit/Debit card available
  • No deposit fee
  • Five withdrawals per month free
3.5
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
  • Several account base currencies
  • Credit/Debit card not available
web trading platform
4.4
  • User-friendly
  • Clear fee report
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Limited customizability (for charts, workspace)
4.5
  • User-friendly
  • Clear fee report
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Limited customizability (for charts, workspace)
mobile trading platform
4.9
  • User-friendly
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Good search function
3.5
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Good search function
  • Good variety of order types
  • User interface is a bit complex
  • Alerts only through chatbot
desktop trading platform
3.0
  • Clear fee report
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Good variety of order types
  • Not user-friendly
  • Poor search function
  • Too complex for beginners
markets and products
1.9
  • CFD
3.8
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Fund
  • Bond
  • Options
research
2.8
  • Good interactive chart
  • User-friendly
  • No trading ideas
  • No fundamental data available
  • No/poor quality news flow
3.5
  • Good interactive chart
  • Trading ideas
  • Data on asset fundamentals
  • Not user-friendly
customer service
5.0
  • Live chat
  • Relevant answers
  • 24/7 availability
  • No phone support
4.3
  • Phone support
  • Live chat
  • Fast response time
  • No 24/7 support
education
2.5
  • Demo account
  • Educational videos
  • No trading platform tutorial videos
  • No webinars
  • No educational articles
2.5
  • Demo account
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • No general education videos
  • No webinars
  • 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 Traders and investors looking for comprehensive research tools, wide product selection, and low fees
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