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ShareBuilder prices as of , competitor prices as of .1
Comparison Features ShareBuilder Fidelity E*Trade Scottrade TD Ameritrade Schwab
Online Trades $6.95 $7.95 $9.99 $7.00 $9.99 $8.95
Brokerage Account Minimum None $2,500 $500 $500 None $1,0002
Automatic Investing3 Stocks, ETFs & Mutual Funds Mutual Funds Only Mutual Funds Only Not offered Not offered Mutual Funds Only
Express Funding Yes Not offered Not offered Not offered Not offered Not offered
Options (per contract + base commission) $0.75 $0.75 $0.75 $1.25 $0.75 $0.75
Margin Rate
($25,001 - $49,999)
7.25% 7.575% 7.94% 7.25% 8.50% 8.00%

$6.95 is the price charged for each online trade you make, but other charges may apply depending on your order. For complete information, including extra charges for Low-Priced Securities, Mutual Funds, and more, see pricing and rates. To find out what additional charges may be applied by other brokers, please see their websites.

Important: Buying securities on margin is not appropriate for all investors. Before investing on margin, please read the Margin Account Agreement for important risk disclosure information and see ShareBuilder's margin interest rates.

Options involve risk and are not suitable for all investors. Before investing in options, please read the Characteristics and Risks of Standardized Options.