Online Discount Brokers: Scottrade

September 19, 2015

In previous years, we have done an online discount broker review that covered the five most popular brokers based on the AAII Broker Survey. The most-used brokers were compared side-by-side on commissions, fees, trading platform, cost per trade, and research and data analysis tools, among other things. Based on member feedback, comments on previous articles and member surveys (thank you to those who participated, by the way!), I am trying a different format this year. To give members the most benefit, I will be reviewing online discount brokers one at a time. The goal is to accumulate more in-depth information about each broker so that members who need a new broker will feel comfortable choosing one and members who currently enjoy their broker’s services can find new tools or features that they weren’t aware of.

This first review is of Scottrade.

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