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    Easy to use. Impossible to beat. E*TRADE Mobile for iPhone and iPod touch is one of the most powerful mobile trading applications ever. You get the same core functionality as your desktop, all fully synchronized with your online...

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TradeKing Comments

Great tools, but one bad experience spoiled them for me

Comment by joelandrigan
about TradeKing Jul 2016

About 3 years ago, Zecco had the slickest interface of the online trading platforms I've used, and I have yet to find one as good. (These include Scottrade.com, OptionsHouse.com, Etrade.com, OptionMonster.com, and TradeKing.com) It was fully customizable, allowing me to put whatever critical indicators I wanted wherever I wanted them. They didn't consider a trade to be a margin trade unless you exceeded the amount in your account. Also, It had a tendency of executing trades at better prices than my limits.

The trouble was that they went down in the middle of the day on a triple witching Friday, which jammed their phones, and caused me to lose several thousand dollars. I've been unwilling to do business with them again, but I miss their tools enough that I might switch back at some point in the near future.

Since then, they've merged with TradeKing, but I haven't used the new combined product.

Their pricing is extremely competitive, at roughly $5/trade + 65 cents per option contract.

The best pricing I've seen was OptionsHouse which was at 15 cents per option contract and a minimum of $10 of fees, but they've merged with OptionMonster and since upped the price to 50 cents/contract.

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