Compare TradeStation Global vs Trading 212


Online brokers compared for fees, trading platforms, safety and more. See how TradeStation Global stacks up against Trading 212!

TradeStation Global vs Trading 212
overall rating
4.6
4.6
overall pros
  • Low stock and ETF fees
  • Wide range of products
  • Fast customer service
  • Real stocks and ETFs are commission-free
  • Quick and easy account opening
  • Great trading platforms
overall cons
  • Only bank transfer allowed for deposit and withdrawal
  • Complicated account opening
  • Limited education materials
  • Limited product portfolio
  • Basic tools for fundamental analysis
  • High forex fee
fees
3.7
  • Low trading fees
  • Low non-trading fees
  • Low stock and ETF fees
  • High fund fees
  • High CFD fees
3.8
  • Free stock and ETF trading
  • Low CFD fees
  • No withdrawal and inactivity fee
  • High forex fees
  • High financing rate
account opening
2.8
  • Fast
  • Fully digital
  • $1,000 minimum deposit required for desktop platform
  • Not user-friendly
4.5
  • Fast
  • Fully digital
  • No minimum deposit
  • Problems with verification
deposit and withdrawal
3.5
  • No deposit fee
  • Several account base currencies
  • No charge for the first withdrawal each month.
  • Credit/Debit card not available
4.5
  • Credit/Debit card available
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
  • Few base currencies available in each country
web trading platform
4.3
  • User-friendly
  • Clear fee report
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Limited customizability (for charts, workspace)
4.9
  • User-friendly
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Good search function
mobile trading platform
3.5
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Good search function
  • Good variety of order types
  • User interface is a bit complex
4.9
  • User-friendly
  • Good search function
  • Price alerts
desktop trading platform
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
5.0
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Forex
  • Fund
  • Bond
  • Options
  • Futures
  • CFD
  • Crypto
  • Warrants
3.7
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Forex
  • CFD
  • Crypto
research
4.5
  • Good interactive chart
  • Trading ideas
  • Good set of analytical tools
  • Limited fundamental data
2.8
  • Good interactive chart
  • User-friendly
  • No fundamental data available
  • No/poor quality news flow
customer service
4.0
  • Phone support
  • Fast response time
  • Relevant answers
  • No live chat
  • No 24/7 support
3.6
  • Phone support
  • Relevant answers
  • 24/7 availability
  • No live chat
education
2.5
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • 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
  • Does not hold a banking license
  • Majority of clients belong to a top-tier financial authority
  • Negative balance protection
  • Does not hold a banking license
  • Not listed on stock exchange
  • Financial information is not publicly available
recommended for Traders and investors looking for low fees and a wide selection of products Active CFD and FX traders and investors looking for intuitive trading platforms
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