Some reputable online stock market services, also known as brokerage firms, are OptionsHouse, E*Trade, Scottrade and TD Ameritrade, according to the Simple Dollar. A brokerage firm is a company that operates as an intermediary between people who want to buy stocks and those who want to trade them, explains Investopedia.Continue Reading
The best online stock brokers have clean and easy to use interface, quick access to basic charting of stocks and low fees, examples the Simple Dollar. They may also have multiple trading platforms designed for people of all trading levels, good mobile trading, and educational resources and research for trader development.
OptionsHouse is a online brokerage company that has very affordable trading prices, low margin fees and a customizable web-based trading platform, reports the Simple Dollar. E*Trade has an mobile application that is very easy to use, and it features access to real-time stock quotes and market news. Scottrade has excellent customer service and works hard to build longstanding relationships with its clients and is one of the most affordable full-service online brokers. TD Ameritrade is known for its research and educational materials which are invaluable to stock market traders who are just starting out and want to advance their skills.Learn more about Investing