It’s not just what you make, it’s what you keep.

Zacks Trade gives you all the services you expect, but at significant savings compared to our competitors. That means more money in your pocket…often a lot more.

See how much more you can keep over time

With Zacks Trade, our margin rates and commissions start lower than the advertised rates of Charles Schwab, E*Trade, Fidelity, TD Ameritrade, Merrill Edge, & Ally Invest. The longer you use Zacks Trade, the more those savings add up. Find out how much more you can keep with our stock trade savings calculator:

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* Competitor margin rates and commission data obtained from published websites as of 7/2/2018 are believed to be accurate but not guaranteed. Some of the brokers may reduce margin interest rates depending on account activity or margin debit balances. Comparisons do not include competitor discounts or promotions. Please contact each broker to confirm their margin rates and commissions. For non-U.S. pricing, additional pricing/fee information, and interest paid to you, please see our Pricing Guide.

Need more comparisons before making the switch?

Don’t see your broker listed above? We’ll do our best to beat your broker’s commissions and/or margin rates, depending on your account activity or balance. Call us today at 312.265.9406 to see how we can help you save by making the switch to Zacks Trade!

Switch your current brokerage account to ZacksTrade today, and we’ll reimburse you up to $150 in account transfer fees.2 Simply fill out our Account Transfer Reimbursement Request and show proof of the transfer charge. Making the switch to Zacks Trade will only take minutes, and you’ll start saving immediately.

Better routing than the industry average1

Our SmartRouting system searches for the best firm stock, option, and combination prices available at the time of your order, and seeks to immediately execute your order electronically. SmartRouting has continued to be significantly better than the industry average.1 It continuously evaluates fast changing market conditions and dynamically reroutes all or parts of your order seeking to achieve optimal execution and maximize your rebate.

Net improvement per share Zacks Trade Industry Zacks Trade Advantage
U.S. Stocks
(per 100 shares)
$0.38 $0.32 $0.06
U.S. Options
(per contract)
$0.84 $0.60 $0.24
European Stocks
(per 100 shares)
€0.08 €-0.84 €0.92

See What Our Clients Say About Savings3

“I saved thousands of dollars in margin interest charges with the low margin rate.”

-Glenn A., La Crescenta, CA

“ZacksTrade saved me $300-$500 in trades in 2015 compared to my prior broker.”

-Kevin K., Aurora, IL

1. Based on independent measurements, the Transaction Auditing Group, Inc., (TAG), a third-party provider of transaction analysis, has determined that Zacks Trade’s U.S. stock and options price executions were significantly better than the industry's during the second half of 2016. U.S. Stocks per 100 shares received a $0.38 overall price improvement vs. the industry average of $0.32. U.S. Options per contract received a $0.84 overall price improvement vs. the industry average of $0.60. European Stocks per 100 shares received a 0.08 EUR overall price improvement vs. the industry average of -0.84 EUR. The Transaction Auditing Group (TAG). Industry as a whole for the referenced periods according to TAG. The TAG analysis for US stocks included all market orders of 100 shares or more up to 10,000 shares. The analysis for US options included all market order sizes in US options and includes exchange rebates received by clients. The TAG analysis of orders routed to exchanges in Europe included all orders routed for execution during regular trading hours including all market and marketable limit orders and orders near the market (orders having a limit price within one-tenth of a Euro from the quote price at time of order receipt) on stocks listed on the included exchanges, weighted by the volume executed on each exchange. The exchanges for European stocks are XETRA, EURONEXT, CHI-X, WIENER BORSE, TURQUOISE, LONDON and NASDAQ OMX. Net $ Improvement per Share Definition: ((# of Price Improved Shares * Price Improvement Amount) - (# of Price Disimproved Shares * Price Disimprovement Amount)) / Total Number of Executed Shares

2. Zacks Trade will reimburse account transfer fees up to $150 charged by another broker when completing a full account transfer of $5,000 or more to Zacks Trade. Credit will be deposited to your account within 30 days of receipt of the Account Transfer Fee Reimbursement Request form and proof of transfer fees. Offer is valid for new and existing Zacks Trade clients. This offer does not apply to Termination, Maintenance, or IRA fees. Offer not valid for employees of Zacks Trade or employees of other affiliated companies. Zacks Trade reserves the right to restrict or revoke this offer at any time.

3. Testimonials appearing on this site are actual client submissions. They are individual experiences or clients who have used our products and/or services. However, individual results vary and are not necessarily representative of all those who will user our products and or/services. The testimonials displayed are given verbatim except for correction of grammatical or typing errors. Some have been shortened. In other words, not the whole message received by the testimonial writer is displayed, when it seemed lengthy or not the whole testimonial seemed relevant for the general public. Zacks Trade is not responsible for any of the opinions or comments posted to our site.