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Option trading should require a straightforward commission schedule.

At tradeMONSTER, we want to make sure you´re focusing on online option trading instead of calculating commissions. We´ve developed a simple and easy to follow commission structure so you can focus on online option trading, not paying your online brokerage.2


Number of Contracts 10 20 50 100 500
$12.50 $12.50 $25.00 $50.00 $250.00
TD Ameritrade $17.49 $24.99 $47.49 $84.99 $384.99
E★TRADE Financial $17.49 $24.99 $47.49 $84.99 $382.99
Fidelity $15.45 $22.95 $45.45 $82.99 $382.95
Schwab $16.95 $23.95 $46.45 $83.95 $383.95
Competitors pricing data obtained from published web sites as of 3/01/2013 and are believed to be accurate, but are not guaranteed. Some brokers may offer more competitive pricing versus what is published if certain balances or activity levels are satisfied. Please contact each broker individually to confirm their commission schedule. If you believe the data listed is inaccurate, please click here to contact us.

A typical trader can save an average of 35% on stock brokerage commissions and 30% or more on options trading commissions when they move their brokerage account to tradeMONSTER.


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