Compare tastyworks vs Zacks Trade


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

tastyworks vs Zacks Trade
overall rating
4.7
4.6
overall pros
  • Low trading fees
  • Great educational materials
  • Good research tools
  • Low fees
  • Extensive stock and ETF selection
  • Great customer service
overall cons
  • Limited product selection
  • Few deposit and withdrawal options
  • No demo account
  • Complex desktop platform and research tools
  • Slow and complicated account opening
  • Limited educational tools
fees
4.5
  • Low trading fees
  • Low stock and ETF fees
  • No inactivity fee
  • Withdrawal fee for bank (wire) transfers
4.3
  • Low stock and ETF fees
  • No withdrawal fee
  • No inactivity fee
  • High fund fees
account opening
5.0
  • Fast
  • Fully digital
  • No minimum deposit
2.8
  • Fully digital
  • No minimum deposit
  • Slow
  • 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
3.5
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
  • Several account base currencies
  • Credit/Debit card not available
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
4.5
  • 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
  • Alerts only through chatbot
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
  • Too complex for beginners
markets and products
2.6
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Options
  • Futures
3.8
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Fund
  • Bond
  • Options
research
5.0
  • Good interactive chart
  • Trading ideas
  • Quality news flow
  • Limited fundamental data
3.5
  • Good interactive chart
  • Trading ideas
  • Data on asset fundamentals
  • Not user-friendly
customer service
4.0
  • Phone support
  • Fast response time
  • Relevant answers
  • No live chat
  • No 24/7 support
4.3
  • Phone support
  • Live chat
  • Fast response time
  • No 24/7 support
education
4.5
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos
  • Good production quality
  • No demo account
2.5
  • Demo account
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • No 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
  • Majority of clients belong to a top-tier financial authority
  • High level of investor protection
  • No negative balance protection
  • Does not hold a banking license
  • Not listed on stock exchange
recommended for Options and futures traders focusing on US markets Traders and investors looking for comprehensive research tools, a wide product selection and low fees
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