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Pricing: US$0 commissions on online equity trades

  • Schwab
  • HSBC
    (US Stock Trading)
  • Citibank
    (US Stock Services)
  • Interactive Brokers
  • Online equity trade price structure
  • Schwab

    One flat fee
    for all trade sizes
  • HSBC
    (US Stock Trading)

    Fee increases
    with trade size
  • Citibank
    (US Stock Services)

    Fee increases
    with trade size
  • Interactive Brokers

    Fee increases
    with trade size
  • Online equity trade commission
  • Schwab

    US$0
    per trade1
  • HSBC
    (US Stock Trading)

    US$18
     for first 1,000 shares

    US$18 + US$0.015per additional share for trades of 1000+ shares
  • Citibank
    (US Stock Services)

    Minimum US$30
    per trade

    1% of trade value for trades US$0 – US$9,999

    0.9% of trade value for trades US$10,000 – US$19,999

    0.8% of trade value for trades US$20,000 – US$49,999

    0.5% of trade value for trades US$50,000 and above
  • Interactive Brokers

    US$0.0035 per share 

     (for <=300K shares/month) Minimum US$0.35 per tradeMaximum 1% of trade value
  • Monthly account maintenance fee
  • Schwab

    US$0
  • HSBC
    (US Stock Trading)

    US$5
    (waived until December 31, 2020)
  • Citibank
    (US Stock Services)

    HK$100 
    (semi-annual) for inactive accounts
  • Interactive Brokers

    US$0
    (if monthly commissions are equal to at least US$10 or the client has more than US$100,000 in equity)
  • Satisfaction Guarantee2
  • Schwab

  • HSBC
    (US Stock Trading)

    -
  • Citibank
    (US Stock Services)

    -
  • Interactive Brokers

    -

What you might expect to pay on a typical online buy and sell stock trade.

  • Schwab
  • HSBC
    (US Stock Trading)
  • Citibank
    (US Stock Services)
  • Interactive Brokers
    (IBKR PRO)
  • If you buy 2,500 shares of a U.S.-based stock (at US$10 per share), then sell them a year later.
  • Schwab

    US$0
  • HSBC
    (US Stock Trading)

    US$81
  • Citibank
    (US Stock Services)

    US$400
  • Interactive Brokers
    (IBKR PRO)

    US$17.50

*All costs displayed are standard online equity trades. Competitor firm pricing information obtained from their respective websites as of July 15, 2020. Competitor pricing and offers subject to change without notice.

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