For stock and ETF trades, we charge $4.95 per trade. For option trades, we charge $4.95 per trade, plus 65 cents per contract. Plus, multi-leg traders only pay for a single leg. Yes, you can trade a four-leg butterfly or condor and pay just one per-trade fee. Also, there are no minimums. Take advantage of our low price, no matter how you trade.
|Load||Purchases:||$0 (Subject to charges from the mutual fund)|
|Sale:||$0 (Subject to charges from the mutual fund)|
Bonds + CDs
|Bonds||$1.00 per bond (minimum $10, maximum $250) per transaction|
|Certificates of Deposit (CDs)||$24.95 per transaction|
|TradeKing may act as principal on any fixed-income transaction. When acting as principal, we will add a markup to any purchase, and subtract a markdown from every sale. This markup or markdown will be included in the price quoted to you and you will not be charged any commission or transaction fee for a principal trade.|
|SEC||.0218 per $1000 of principal (sells only)|
|ORF (Options Regulatory Fee)||.0404 per contract (buys and sells)|
|TAF (Trading Activity Fee)||.000119 per share (equity sells)|
|TAF (Trading Activity Fee)||.002 per contract (option sells only)|
|Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) transaction fee (TAF) This fee is charged on all stock and ETF sales at a rate of $.000119 per share with a minimum charge of $0.01 and a maximum charge of $5.95. This fee is rounded up to the nearest penny. Bonds are also subject to a TAF fee and can be charged up to $0.75 per bond traded, regardless of the bond's par value.|
|To learn more about these fees please click here|
Cash balances do not currently earn an interest. You may request that your account be enrolled in an interest-bearing Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation ("FDIC") insured deposit sweep program. Click here for current yield and more information.
Individual Retirement Accounts
|IRA Annual Fee||None|
|IRA Transfer Out Fee||$50.00|
|IRA Closure Fee
IRA closure fee is charged for full IRA distributions and full outgoing account transfers.
Accounts with no trading activity may be subject to an annual Inactivity Charge. This $50 annual charge will be assessed only if both of the following two criteria apply to your account(s):
- No trades have been executed in your household account(s) in the last 12 months.
- The combined value of your household account(s) is less than $2,500.
The annual Inactivity Charge will be debited in the first week of the month if both conditions apply. Limit of one Inactivity Charge per year. Please see our FAQ for additional information.
|ACAT Transfer Out||$50.00|
|Partial ACAT Transfer Out||$10.00 per security, $50.00 maximum|
|Outgoing Domestic Wire Transfer||$30.00|
|Check Stop Payment||$30.00|
|Returned Checks||$30.00 Plus interest for any trades from the earlier of the settlement date or date of deposit|
Applies to attempted third-party wires
|Pre Pay Settlement Fee||$20.00|
|Stock Certificate Deposit DTC Rejection Fees||$175.00|
|Stock Certificate Deposit Processing Fee
Commission on stock certificate deposited into TradeKing will be equal to 5% of the principal amount of the trade. Stock Certificates cannot be used to fund a new account.
|$300.00 per Certificate|
|Non-transferable security charge per position - click here for a current list of symbols.||$20.00 per month|
Restricted certificates held for missing paperwork, certificates for Securities that are not DTC eligible, etc.
|$60.00 per Year Charged Monthly|
Electronic delivery of individual certificates via Depository Trust Company
|$25.00 per Position|
|DWAC Transfer Fee per Position||$50.00 + Any transfer agent fees up to $150|
|DRS Transfer Fee per Position||$115 per position|
|Paper Statements or any electronic statements requested that are older than 2 years||$4.00|
|Limited Trading Authorization (LTA) paper statement fee
Required for all accounts that have LTA
|$4.00 per account statement|
|1099 Request for Exempt Accounts||$50.00|
|Tax document requests by fax and regular mail||$50.00|
|Option Position Management
Click here for more information.
|$100.00 + Regular Commission|
|Margin Sellouts||$40.00 + Regular Commission|
|Restricted Accounts, and Broker-Assisted Trades||$20.00 + Regular Commission|
Loan charges on hard to borrow stock. Click here for more information.
|Daily Charge at Cost|
|Worthless Securities Processing||$30.00 Other fees may apply|
|Reg T Extension||$10.00 + Interest to Settlement Date|
|Foreign Stock Transaction Fee (not ADRs)||$50.00 + Regular Commission|
|Foreign Stock Incoming Transfer Fee||$50.00 per Position|
|ADR and other foreign stock semi-annual charges||At Cost|
|Entity Account Opening Fee||$250.00 (Corporation, LLC, Partnership)|
|Entity Account Annual Fee||$200.00 (Corporation, LLC, Partnership)|
Tradeking charges this additional per contract cost on certain index products where the exchange charges fees. To see a full list of index options that incur additional fees Click here.
|$0.35 per Contract|
For stocks priced less than $2.00. Maximum commission per order not to exceed 5% of the trade value, with minimum commission of $4.95. Click here for more details.
|$0.01 per Share|
|OTCBB & Pink Sheet Stocks||Minimum investment of $100 per Trade|
|Unit Investment Trust||Purchase: $0 (Subject to charges from the UIT), Sale: $9.95|
|Other Transfer Agent and Trade Settlement charges for certain securities may be passed through to you by our clearing firm.|
|Apex Select™ Annual Checking*||$20.00 Annual Fee|
|Apex Select™ Annual Debit Card||$35.00 Annual Fee|
|Check Re-Order||$15 (50 checks)|
|Check Copies or Other Research||$15.00|
|Sales Draft Copy||$15.00|
|Domestic Overnight Shipping||$45.00|
|International Overnight Shipping||$100.00|
Please refer to the check writing application and
terms and conditions for further details.
*Apex Select™ Annual Checking initial order will include 50 checks