The Best Deal for Options Traders

$0 Commission & $0 Contract Fees

Analyze Options

Visualize key metrics at a glance and make confident investment decisions tailored to your unique circumstances.

One Platform, Unlimited Opportunities

Invest in Stocks, Options, Mutual Funds and Fixed Income, all in one place.

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Secure your Retirement with a No-Fee IRA

All the Investment Products You Need

Diversify your portfolio with a wide selection of investment products, all commission-free.

  • Stocks/ETFs

    Trade stocks listed on the NYSE, AMEX, Nasdaq or the Over-the-Counter (OTC) markets.

  • Options

    Hedge your portfolio with options at $0 commission and $0 contract fees.

  • Mutual Funds

    Choose from over 11,000 Mutual Funds and create a professionally managed portfolio.

Choose an account type that's right for you

Why Choose Firstrade

Always first with innovative trading technology, analytics, education and customer service since 1985.

Straightforward Pricing

Put your money into your investments, not fees.

$0 Commission Trades

$0 Options Contract Fees

No Minimums, No Inactivity Fees

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Other fees may apply. See our pricing page for more details.

Powerful Trading Platforms

Our customizable trading platforms let you manage your account and trade from your desktop, iPad or mobile phone.

Serious investors can unlock investing opportunities with OptionsWizard, our professional-grade options analytics tool.

Explore Trade Ideas

Discover investing opportunities with real-time news and premium research provided by Morningstar, OptionsPlay,, Zacks & more.

  • Read analyst reports & see when companies report earnings.
  • Browse upcoming IPOs
  • Get daily bullish and bearish trading ideas and weekly income reports
  • Instant options strategies based on various market outlooks

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Safe and Secure

Two factor authentication offers an extra layer of security for your Firstrade account.

Account Protection

Your account is insured by SIPC for up to $500,000. Firstrade has been serving investors for more than 37 years and is a member of FINRA and SIPC.

Extended-Hours Trading

React to market news during pre-market and after-market hours sessions with extended hours trading from 8am - 8pm ET.

Learn to Invest Smarter

Whether you're a new or seasoned trader, Firstrade provides you with resources to improve your investing knowledge.

  • Free options trading courses for beginners & experienced traders
  • Full options trading video library to jump start your education
  • Live trading events with professional investment strategists

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Customer Support

Our customer support representatives are ready to assist you via phone and email.

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