OptionsHouse provides the best value along with top-rated technology and dedicated service.

One of the most important investment decisions you’ll make has nothing to do with a particular trade. It’s picking your online broker. So when you look at your choices of top-rated1 brokerage firms, why not choose based on who gives you the best value?

OptionsHouse trading platform
Barron's 2016 Online Broker Ranking - 4.5 stars
Low Commissions and Fees
Flat-rate stocks2

Flat-rate stocks2

Per contract + $4.95 baseOnly one base charge per spread

Per contract + $4.95 base
Only one base charge per spread

Introductory Rate3

Introductory Rate3

Low Margin Rates2.25% – 6.75%
ETFs$4.95
Mutual Funds$20
Equities from all major exchanges$4.95 flat rate2

Pricing shouldn’t be the sole factor when choosing a broker. We invite you to consider all the advantages we offer that are on par – or better – than any of the top-rated brokerage firms. But fees and rates do matter…especially if you’re an active trader.

$3.95
Scottrade
$4.95
Fidelity
$8.95
Schwab
$8.95
TD Ameritrade
$9.99
E*TRADE
$9.99
Full suite of investment choices

Choose from a full suite of investment choices and account types, so you can trade and invest as you see fit.

Investment Products

  • Equities
  • Options
  • Futures
  • Mutual Funds
  • ETFs
  • Bonds

Account Types

  • Individual
  • Joint Tenants with Rights of Survivorship (JTWROS)
  • Retirement: Traditional, Roth, Rollover, Beneficiary, SEP, and SIMPLE IRAs
  • Business and Trusts: Trust, LLC, Corporate, Partnership, Investment Club, Sole Proprietorship, Estate, Tax-exempt organization
  • Education: UTMA, UGMA, Coverdell Education
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Dedicated service, trading support, and webinars

You’ll find it’s the passion, expertise, and dedication of our people that give OptionsHouse added value. From new customer orientation to our webinars, we’re here to help.

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Stability and Best-in-Class Security

Strong 256-bit SSL encryption and other industry best practices protect sensitive data.

You can rely on OptionsHouse for industry insurance protection, as well as the most advanced encryptions technology for all online transactions, including funding through your financial institution.

SIPC member for insurance up to a $500,000 value.

For your protection, OptionsHouse is a member of the Securities Investor Protection Corporation (SIPC), which protects you against the insolvency of a brokerage firm, but does not protect against market losses. Your OptionsHouse account is insured up to a $500,000 value (including up to $250,000 for cash claims). For even more protection, our clearing firm provides protection for securities and cash up to an aggregate of $150 million, subject to maximum limits of $37.5 million for any one customer’s securities and $900,000 for any one customer’s cash.

FDIC insured up to $2,500,0003

In addition, our clearing firm Apex Clearing Corporation and Reich & Tang operate the Program that will sweep customer excess cash balances to FDIC insured deposit accounts at various depository institutions (“Program Banks”). Uninvested cash that is swept to the Reich & Tang Insured Deposits are insured up to $2,500,000.

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