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Stocks, ETFs, and (most) mutual funds are free to trade on E*TRADE, but that doesn’t stand out much anymore. Mutual fund and ETF screeners are also free, even if you don’t have an E*TRADE account. Search through over 7,855 ETFs and 9,555 mutual funds, sorted by asset allocation, leverage, expense ratio, Morningstar rating and more. Use the advanced search feature to look for securities based on risk profiles and technical indicators.
E-Trade Review 2020 • Fees, E-Trade Pro, Pros and Cons
E*TRADE’s come a long way since the days of its funny talking baby commercials. E*TRADE is now a powerhouse — it offers an abundance of account types, tradable asset classes and tools that can empower you to trade or invest.
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Options on futures cost $ per contract. E*TRADE offers 9 options trading levels, including a strict Level 6 that only allows covered calls and buy-writes. Long calls and puts require Level 7 approval. You’ll be able make any type of trade, including naked calls and puts, if Level 9 status is granted.
BITCOIN FUTURES INVOLVE A HIGH LEVEL OF RISK AND MAY NOT BE APPROPRIATE FOR ALL INVESTORS. BEFORE TRADING A BITCOIN FUTURES PRODUCT, YOU SHOULD CAREFULLY CONSIDER YOUR RISK TOLERANCE AND YOUR WILLINGNESS AND FINANCIAL ABILITY TO SUSTAIN LOSSES. PLEASE VISIT NFA AND CFTC FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION REGARDING THE RISKS RELATING TO THESE PRODUCTS.
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Options trading on the Power E*TRADE platform is one of the broker’s best features. Options contracts are available for stocks, indices and futures (if you don’t mind paying extra). Equity options cost $ per contract, but that can be reduced to $ if you make more than 85 trades per quarter.
System response and account access times may vary due to a variety of factors, including trading volumes, market conditions, system performance, and other factors.
Derivatives traders will appreciate Power E*TRADE’s ability to compress all the bells and whistles of the desktop platform into a smartphone version without losing functionality. All chart patterns and analysis tools convert from the desktop to the smartphone screen without any hiccups. The LiveAction tool can scan for volatility and market moves without needing to enter tons of criteria into a stock screener. Power E*TRADE also allows for complex trading techniques, such as multi-leg options chains, writing puts and calls and even the purchase of bitcoin futures.
Please note: The above applies only to linked margin brokerage accounts at E*TRADE. For unlinked E*TRADE accounts, there is no automatic transfer of minimum margin requirements or deficiency funding. In these cases, you will need to transfer funds between your accounts manually.