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Our clients have the tools it takes to make the most of their trading: competitive commission rates, no inactivity or maintenance fees, and access to powerful platforms. We're built for self-directed traders, but offer dedicated support when you need it: responsive licensed reps and complimentary broker-assisted trades.

Trades from $3. Margin Rates Start at 5.91%.
No Inactivity or Maintenance Fees.

Zacks Trade trading costs are among the lowest in the industry.1 You may save hundreds per year on commission costs,
margin interest and fees compared to your other broker. See how much you can save with our calculator!

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Zacks Trade Comparison

Based on 100 US Stock Trades per year (of a stock above $1 per share), 300 shares traded per trade and a $10,000 margin debit balance.

Broker

Zacks Trade

Charles Schwab

Fidelity

TD Ameritrade

E*Trade

Vanguard

Cost/trade

$0.01/share ($3 min.)

$4.95

$4.95

$6.95

$6.95

First 25 Trades: $7
Subsequent: $20

Margin Rate

5.91%

9.825%

9.825%

10.75%

11.0%

9.75%

Annual Cost

$890
$1,477.50
$1,477.50
$1,770
$1,795
$2,650

How much you save

N/A

$587.50

$587.50

$880

$905

$1,760

International Clients

Live outside the US? We’ve got you covered. Traders in more than 200 countries can trade all from a single account.

Global Markets

Trade on over 91 exchanges in 19 countries and stay connected to global markets 24/7. Learn more about our international pricing.

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Reputable Research

Get access to more than 20 free research subscriptions and 80 premium trials to help you find opportunities in the market.

Awards & Reviews

Don’t just take our word for it. Read unbiased, 3rd party reviews and learn why our clients trade with us.2

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Powerful Trading Tools

Get a feature-rich workstation to optimize your trading speed and efficiency.

Versatile Trading Options

Enter orders, monitor your account and more from your tablet or mobile device.

ZacksTrade Pro Stock algos including Arrival Price, Percentage of Volume Strategy, TWAP and VWAP

Offers options probability without the complicated mathematics. Fully adjust based on your forecasts.

Imports baskets of stock orders and executes them quickly within ZacksTrade Pro.

Quickly and easily rebalance your entire portfolio based on your investment goals and risk tolerances.

Screen stocks, options, mutual funds, bonds and more based on parameters you specify.

Create and manage complex option orders with ease. Easily close or reverse any spread positions.

Enter your price or volatility forecast for the underlying stock and view a list of potentially profitable strategies.

A comprehensive toolkit of volatility tools providing a snapshot of past and future readings.

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1. Zacks Trade's margin rate starts at 5.91% compared to Charles Schwab (rate starting at 9.825%), E*Trade (rate starting at 11%), Fidelity (rate starting at 9.825%), TD Ameritrade (rate starting at 10.75%) and Vanguard (rate starting at 9.75%). Zacks Trade commissions for stocks start at $0.01 per share with a $3.00 minimum and start lower compared to Charles Schwab ($4.95 per trade), E*TRADE ($6.95 per trade), Fidelity ($4.95 per trade), TD Ameritrade ($6.95 per trade) and Vanguard ($7 for first 25 trades, subsequent $20). Zacks Trade commissions for options start at $3.00 for your first contract plus $0.75 any additional contract and are lower compared to Charles Schwab ($4.95 base + $0.65 per contract), E*TRADE ($6.95 base + $0.75 per contract), Fidelity ($4.95 base + $0.65 per contract), TD Ameritrade ($6.95 base + $0.75 per contract) and Vanguard ($7 base + $1.00 per contract). Competitor margin rates and commission data obtained from published websites as of 3/25/2019 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.

2. Testimonials appearing on this site are not considered paid testimonials and are actual client submissions based on 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 use our products and or/services. These testimonials are in no way guarantees for future performance or success. 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 or the entirety of the testimonial did not seem relevant for the general public. Zacks Trade is not responsible for any of the opinions or comments posted to our site.