Compare Robinhood vs Vantage FX


Online brokers compared for fees, trading platforms, safety and more. See how Robinhood stacks up against Vantage FX!

Robinhood vs Vantage FX
overall rating
4.6
4.3
overall pros
  • Free US stock and ETF trading
  • Great mobile and web trading platforms
  • Fast and fully digital account opening
  • Low fees
  • Super fast account opening
  • Seamless deposit and withdrawal
overall cons
  • Limited product range
  • Weak customer support
  • Few educational materials
  • Limited product selection
  • Customer service could be improved
  • No investor protection
fees
4.8
  • Commission-free US stock and ETF trading
  • No fee for deposit or withdrawal
  • Transparent fee structure
4.1
  • Low forex fees
  • Low stock index CFD fees
  • No withdrawal fee
  • No inactivity fee
  • High financing rate
  • High stock CFD fees
account opening
5.0
  • Fast
  • Fully digital
  • No minimum deposit
  • Available only for US clients
  • No IRA accounts offered
5.0
  • Fast
  • Fully digital
  • Low minimum deposit
deposit and withdrawal
2.3
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
  • Cash management service
  • Credit/Debit card not available
  • Depositing larger amounts on Robinhood Gold takes longer
  • Wire withdrawal is pricey
4.5
  • Credit/Debit card available
  • No deposit fee
  • Quick deposit and withdrawal
  • International bank withdrawals (after the first one in each month) have a high fee
web trading platform
4.5
  • User-friendly
  • Clear fee report
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Limited customizability (for charts, workspace)
2.8
  • Clear fee report
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Order confirmation
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • No price alerts
  • Poor design
mobile trading platform
5.0
  • User-friendly
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Good search function
3.8
  • User-friendly
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Good search function
  • No price alerts
  • No Touch/Face ID login
  • No order confirmation
desktop trading platform
3.4
  • Clear fee report
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Price alerts
  • No two-step (safer) login
markets and products
2.4
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Options
  • Crypto
1.6
  • Forex
  • CFD
  • Crypto
research
3.3
  • Trading ideas
  • Data on asset fundamentals
  • Quality news flow
  • Limited interactive charting
  • No/limited set of analytic tools
4.3
  • Trading ideas
  • Data on asset fundamentals
  • User-friendly
  • Limited interactive charting
  • Most tools are available only with $1,000 minimum account balance
customer service
1.5
  • Fast response time
  • Relevant answers
  • No phone support
  • No live chat
  • No 24/7 support
2.8
  • Live chat available
  • Relevant answers on the phone
  • No 24/7 support
  • Mediocre email support
education
1.5
  • Quality educational texts
  • No demo account
  • No trading platform tutorial videos
  • No educational videos
4.0
  • Demo account
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos
  • No webinars
  • 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
  • Negative balance protection
  • No investor protection
  • Does not hold a banking license
  • Not listed on stock exchange
recommended for Beginners and buy-and-hold investors focusing on the US stock market Forex and CFD traders familiar with the MetaTrader trading platforms
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