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Comparing TradeKing vs. Schwab

Who says you can't have the best of both worlds? TradeKing consistently ranks as one of the top online brokers - yet our prices are among the lowest. In fact, at TradeKing you can save up to 45% on commissions for stock trades and 30% on commissions for option trades over Charles Schwab (Based on an equity trade and a 10 contract option trade)1.

And that's just the beginning. Here's how Barron's and compare TradeKing and Charles Schwab on commission rates and customer service.
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Commissions and fees from published web sites as of 12/17/2015. Some brokers may offer more competitive fees than the ones published if certain balances or level of activity are met. Please contact each broker individually to confirm their commission schedule. GTC orders: Partial executions received on different trading days will be charged separate commissions.

In addition to saving money, you'll also enjoy an upgrade in customer service. gave us 4-stars in customer service in their last two annual surveys.*

Plus, TradeKing's clean, easy-to-use interface and powerful trading and research tools makes trading a snap. We also connect you to other traders through our rapidly growing online Trader Network. Swap new trading ideas, refine trading strategies, check out real trades and share trading "war-stories" with independent traders nationwide. Schwab can't compete with that.

We think TradeKing's value trumps Charles Schwab any day - but don't take our word for it. Transfer your account now and see the difference yourself. It only takes a few minutes, and we'll reimburse up to $150 in transfer fees charged by Charles Schwab.

We stack up pretty well against other online brokers as well. Check out our TD Ameritrade, Scottrade, Fidelity , optionsXpress and E*Trade comparison pages to see how TradeKing compares to each. We think you'll like what you find!

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