Compare tastyworks vs TradeStation Global


Online brokers compared for fees, trading platforms, safety and more. See how tastyworks stacks up against TradeStation Global!

tastyworks vs TradeStation Global
overall rating
4.7
4.6
overall pros
  • Low trading fees
  • Great educational materials
  • Good research tools
  • Low trading fees
  • Wide range of products
  • Fast customer service
overall cons
  • Limited product selection
  • Few deposit and withdrawal options
  • No demo account
  • Only bank transfer allowed for deposit and withdrawal
  • Complicated account opening
  • Limited education materials
fees
4.4
  • Low trading fees
  • Low stock and ETF fees
  • No inactivity fee
  • Withdrawal fee for bank (wire) transfers
4.0
  • Low trading fees
  • Low non-trading fees
  • Low stock and ETF fees
  • High fund fees
account opening
5.0
  • Fast
  • Fully digital
  • No minimum deposit
2.8
  • Fast
  • Fully digital
  • $1,000 minimum deposit required for desktop platform
  • Not user-friendly
deposit and withdrawal
1.9
  • No deposit fee
  • User-friendly
  • Free ACH withdrawals in the US
  • Credit/Debit card not available
  • Only one account base currency
  • High fee for wire withdrawals
2.5
  • No deposit fee
  • Several account base currencies
  • No charge for the first withdrawal each month.
  • Credit/Debit card not available
  • Not user-friendly
web trading platform
3.4
  • Clear fee report
  • Price alerts
  • Two-step (safer) authentication for certain functions
  • Limited customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Not suited for beginners
4.3
  • User-friendly
  • Clear fee report
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Limited customizability (for charts, workspace)
mobile trading platform
4.2
  • User-friendly
  • Touch/Face ID login
  • Order confirmation
  • No price alerts
3.5
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Good search function
  • Good variety of order types
  • User interface is a bit complex
desktop trading platform
3.9
  • Clear fee report
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Price alerts
  • Not suited for beginners
3.0
  • Clear fee report
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Good variety of order types
  • Not user-friendly
  • Poor search function
  • Overly complicated installation
markets and products
2.6
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Options
  • Futures
5.0
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Forex
  • Fund
  • Bond
  • Options
  • Futures
  • CFD
  • Crypto
  • Warrants
research
5.0
  • Good interactive chart
  • Trading ideas
  • Quality news flow
  • Limited fundamental data
4.5
  • Good interactive chart
  • Trading ideas
  • Good set of analytical tools
  • Limited fundamental data
customer service
4.0
  • Phone support
  • Fast response time
  • Relevant answers
  • No live chat
  • No 24/7 support
4.0
  • Phone support
  • Fast response time
  • Relevant answers
  • No live chat
  • No 24/7 support
education
4.5
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos
  • Good production quality
  • No demo account
1.8
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • No educational videos
  • 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
  • Majority of clients belong to a top-tier financial authority
  • High level of investor protection
  • Does not hold a banking license
recommended for Options and futures traders focusing on US markets Traders and investors looking for low fees and a wide selection of products
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