Best for: Overall use and functions
E*Trade Financial Corporation is a favorite among traders as it offers investing, research, banking, trading and more. Its educational platform makes it ideal for beginners, and the user-friendly interface makes it easy and enjoyable to use.
The E*Trade Mobile and Power E*Trade apps continuously sit at the top of review lists and are often considered ‘best all-round’. Both apps are designed for Apple and Android devices, and E*Trade Mobile is also compatible with Apple Watch.
- Protection from fraud with a unique protection program
- Newsfeed with breaking news and notifications
- Customer care
- Unlimited refunds
There is no commission for online stock and ETF, but there is a $25 fee for broker-assisted trades.
The downside of this app is that it is missing forex (foreign exchange) and international trading.