Our Mission

Since Firstrade's founding in 1985, our foundational principle has been "Clients Experience First." We empower our clients at every life stage through top-tier service and innovative financial solutions.

At Firstrade, we stand by our core values every day: Commission-Free Investing and an ongoing Commitment to Excellence.

Proudly serving our customers since 1985

Firstrade is a leading online brokerage firm offering a full line of investment products and tools designed to help investors like you take control of your financial future. Since its founding in 1985, Firstrade has been committed to providing high value and quality services to help you reach your financial goals.

Combining proprietary trading technology, a highly intuitive user interface, outstanding customer service and mobile applications, Firstrade offers a comprehensive solution for all of your investing needs. Whether you are a new investor or an active trader, we are committed to excellence and putting the needs of all our customers first. Firstrade is a member of FINRA/SIPC. Discover online investment opportunities with Firstrade Securities today.

What We Do

Firstrade provides online and mobile trading of Stocks/ETFs, Options, Mutual Funds, Fixed Income products and more. We offer extended hours trading from 8am-8pm and stand by our trading tools with a 0.1 second trade execution guarantee.

Our Commitment

Our commitment as an online brokerage firm has always been to offer the best service, most resourceful tools and most convenient platform for the lowest fees. Our dedication to you- our customer- has helped us grow rapidly while consistently providing self-directed investors with fast order executions, excellent customer service, exceptional site performance and commission-free trading.


Over the years, major industry publications including Barron's, Forbes, and Smart Money have all rated Firstrade as one of the best online brokers. For the fifth year in a row, Firstrade was awarded 4.5 stars out of five for the website’s ease of use and also awarded "Best in Class" by StockBrokers.com 2019 Online Broker Review.