Firstrade receives 4.5 stars from for "Ease of Use" and "Commission and Fees"
March 26, 2018

New York, February 26, 2018 - Firstrade Securities, Inc., a leading online brokerage firm, was awarded 4.5 stars out of five for its commissions and fees and 4.5 stars for the website’s ease of use by 2018 Online Broker Review. This is the fifth year in a row that Firstrade has received 4.5 stars for its ease of use and a higher rating for its value-added, low cost commissions and fees.

According to Blain Reinkensmeyer, Head of Broker Research at, “Overall, Firstrade provides fantastic value with its offering of trader tools compared to its closest deep discount competitors. Investors looking for a low-cost, well balanced, all around easy-to-use broker will find Firstrade a great fit.”

In addition, Firstrade was highly rated for its research by, “As far as research goes, Firstrade offers customers a well-balanced experience, thanks to its use of Morningstar as its primary provider, “ said Reinkensmeyer.

“We provide our investors with an easy to use website and mobile applications so they can trade smarter and faster,” said John Liu, Firstrade’s founder and chief executive officer. “That combined with our low trading commissions at just $2.95 per trade, makes it a winning combination.”

The full review can be found here

This is’s 8th annual Broker Review. There were 292 total variables and 3,796 data points collected in total. Thirteen brokers were each assessed within ten primary categories: Commissions & Fees, Customer Service, Platforms & Tools, Research, Ease-of-Use, Offering of Investments, Education, Mobile Trading, Order Execution, and Banking

About Firstrade Securities

Firstrade is a leading online brokerage offering a full line of investment products and tools to help self-directed investors take control of their financial future. Since its founding in 1985, Firstrade has worked to provide high value and quality services to our customers. Combining proprietary trading technology, a highly intuitive user interface, outstanding customer service and mobility applications, Firstrade is a comprehensive solution for all of your investing needs. For the past five years in a row, Firstrade has been awarded 4.5 stars for “Ease of Use” by Whether you are a new investor or active trader, at Firstrade, we are committed to excellence, and putting the investor first. For more information, visit Member FINRA/SIPC.

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