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E*TRADE Fees: Know What You’ll Pay

Oct. 8, 2019
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E*TRADE is a popular online broker for a reason: The company offers several trade platforms, a wealth of research and educational tools, commission-free trades of stocks, exchange-traded funds and options, and a large selection of transaction-fee-free mutual funds.

Key facts on E*TRADE fees

  • E*TRADE charges no commission for online trades of stocks, ETFs and options. There is an options contract fee of $0.65 per contract.
  • E*TRADE offers reduced options pricing for active traders — those who trade 30 or more times per quarter pay just $0.50 per contract.
  • There are no minimum trade requirements or inactivity fees.

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For a fuller overview of E*TRADE’s commission and fee structure, check out our E*TRADE review.