Compare DEGIRO vs TradeStation Global


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

DEGIRO vs TradeStation Global
overall rating
4.7
4.6
overall pros
  • One of the lowest fees on the market
  • Fast and seamless account opening
  • Easy to use web and mobile trading platform
  • Low trading fees
  • Wide range of products
  • Fast and relevant customer service
overall cons
  • Limited research and education
  • No forex trading
  • No credit/debit card deposit and withdrawal
  • Not user-friendly deposit and withdrawal
  • Complicated account opening
  • Limited education materials
fees
5.0
  • Low trading fees
  • Low non-trading fees
  • Low stock and ETF fees
  • Higher trading fees for Asian and smaller European stock exchanges
4.1
  • 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
  • Waiting list and longer account opening time
2.8
  • Fast
  • Fully digital
  • Minimum deposit is higher than $500
  • Not user-friendly
deposit and withdrawal
3.3
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
  • Several account base currencies
  • Credit/Debit card not available
2.5
  • No deposit fee
  • Several account base currencies
  • No charge for the first withdrawal every month.
  • Credit/Debit card not available
  • Not user-friendly
web trading platform
3.9
  • User-friendly
  • Clear fee report
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Limited customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • No price alerts
4.3
  • User-friendly
  • Clear fee report
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Limited customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Difficult to set the alerts
mobile trading platform
4.5
  • User-friendly
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Good search function
  • No price alerts
  • No Touch/Face ID login
3.5
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Good search function
  • Good variety of order types
  • User interface is a bit complex
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
3.6
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Fund
  • Bond
  • Options
  • Futures
  • Crypto
5.0
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Forex
  • Fund
  • Bond
  • Options
  • Futures
  • CFD
  • Crypto
  • Warrants
  • Structured Products
  • Indices
  • Metals
research
2.8
  • Data on asset fundamentals
  • No trading ideas
4.3
  • Good interactive chart
  • Trading ideas
  • Data on asset fundamentals
  • Limited fundamental data
customer service
3.8
  • Phone support
  • 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
2.0
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos
  • No demo account
  • Available only in English and Dutch
1.8
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • No educational videos
  • Majority of clients belong to a top-tier financial authority
  • Does not hold a banking license
  • Not listed on stock exchange
  • Financial information is not publicly available
  • Majority of clients belong to a top-tier financial authority
  • High level of investor protection
  • Negative balance protection
  • Does not hold a banking license
  • Not listed on stock exchange
recommended for Price-sensitive buy-and-hold investors and traders looking only to carry out transactions Traders and investors looking for low fees and a wide selection of products
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