Interactive Brokers vs TD Direct Investing

Published 27th September 2021

Interactive Brokers
TD Direct Investing
 
Description
Advanced trading platform for experienced traders. Access to global markets.Whether you're getting started, prefer to work with an experienced professional, or want to invest for yourself not by yourself, TD is ready to help you make the right decisions.
Basics
Account Funding Options
Bank transfer, BPAYCheck, Electronic bank deposit, Physical stock certificates, Wire transfer
Advisory Services
YesYes
Apps
Android, iOSAndroid, iOS
Company Founded
19781855
Company Headquarters
New York, USAToronto, Canada
Minimum Age
18 years18 years
Minimum Deposit
$100.00$0.00
Minimum Trade
No minimum trade requiredNo minimum trade required
Regulator
ASIC, FCA, CFTC, FINRA, SECCIPF, IIROC
Signup Bonus Gift
NoneNone
Trading
Copy Trading
NoYes
Crypto Trading
YesNo
cTrader Trading
NoNo
ETF Trading
YesYes
Forex Trading
YesNo
Fractional Share Trading
YesNo
Futures Trading
YesNo
International Markets Trading
YesYes
MetaTrader 4 Trading
NoNo
MetaTrader 5 Trading
NoNo
Mutual Funds Trading
YesYes
Options Trading
YesYes
OTCBB / Pink Sheets
YesYes
Paper Trading
YesYes
Penny Stock Trading
YesYes
Social Trading
NoNo
Stock Trading
YesYes
Tradable Assets
Bonds, ETFs, Futures, Hedge Funds, Mutual Funds, Options, Shares, Spot currencies, US spot goldBonds, ETFs, Fixed Income, FOREX, Futures, Mutual Funds, Options, Stocks
Tradable Markets
ASX, KSE, LSE, NASDAQ, NYSE, TSE, XETRA and moreNASDAQ, NYSE, TSX
Fees
Broker Assisted Trades Fee
$30.00$43.00
Brokerage Fee
$0.00$9.99
Domestic Wire Transfer Fee
$10.00$30.00
ETF Trade Fee
$0.00$9.99
Funds Withdrawal Fee (Partial)
$10.00$150.00
Funds Withdrawal Fee (Full)
$10.00$150.00
International Wire Transfer Fee
$10.00$30.00
Mutual Fund Trade Fee
$15.00$0.00
Options (Base Fee)
$0.00$9.99
Options (Per Contract Fee)
$0.65$1.25
Paper Confirmation Fee
N/AN/A
Paper Statement Fee
$25.00$2.00
Returned Wire Fee
N/A$48.00
Spread
N/AN/A
Stock Certificate Delivery Fee
N/A$56.50
Stock Certificate Processing Fee
N/A$500.00
Stock Trade Fee
$0.00$9.99
Order types
Order Type (Contingent)
YesNo
Order Type (Limit)
YesYes
Order Type (Market)
YesYes
Order Type (One Cancels The Other)
YesNo
Order Type (One Triggers and One Cancels The Other)
NoYes
Order Type (Stop)
YesYes
Order Type (Trailing Stop)
YesYes
Customer service
24/7 Support
YesNo
Email Support
YesYes
Live Chat Support
YesNo
Phone Support
YesYes