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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