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$99.90
per month
$89.50
per month
$99.90
per month
1-10 out of 21 brokers
NerdWallet ratingCost per tradeMinimum balanceIntro offerEstimated cost
OptionsHouse
OptionsHouse
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$4.95
per trade
$0
minimum balance
60days free commission
$49.50
per month
Get Started on OptionsHouse’s secure website.
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OptionsXpress
OptionsXpress
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$8.95
per trade
$0
minimum balance
$100cash bonus
$89.50
per month
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TD Ameritrade
TD Ameritrade
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$9.99
per trade
$0
minimum balance
Up to$600cash bonus
$99.90
per month
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TD Ameritrade Thinkorswim
TD Ameritrade Thinkorswim
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$9.99
per trade
$3,500
minimum balance
Up to$600cash bonus
$99.90
per month
Get Started on TD Ameritrade Thinkorswim’s secure website.
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Interactive Brokers - Flat Rate
Interactive Brokers - Flat Rate
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$1
or $0.005 per share
per trade
$10,000
minimum balance
noneno promotion
$30
per month
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Etrade
Etrade
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$9.99
per trade
$500
minimum balance
Up to$600cash bonus
$99.90
per month
Get Started on Etrade’s secure website.
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TradeKing
TradeKing
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$4.95
per trade
$0
minimum balance
$200cash bonus
$49.50
per month
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Scottrade
Scottrade
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$7
per trade
$2,500
minimum balance
Up to$2,000cash bonus
$70
per month
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Sogotrade
Sogotrade
not yet reviewed
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$3
per trade
$500
minimum balance
30days of free trades
$30
per month
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eOption
eOption
not yet reviewed
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$3
per trade
$500
minimum balance
noneno promotion
$30
per month
Get Started on eOption’s secure website.
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