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TD Ameritrade vs eToro 2022

April 26, 2022
Last modified May 10, 2022

TD Ameritrade is better than eToro.

Trying to decide between TD Ameritrade and eToro? We’ve taken the guesswork out of the equation with our Comparison Tool. Use our tool to compare hundreds of data points, side-by-side, to see how these two brokers stack up against each other.

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Overall Rating expand_moreexpand_less TD Ameritrade eToro AvaTrade
Overall Rating star 8.9 / 10 star 8.4 / 10 star 8.2 / 10
Account Type expand_moreexpand_less TD Ameritrade eToro AvaTrade
Standard Account Yes Yes Yes
Mini Account Yes Yes Yes
Micro Account Yes Yes Yes
Islamic Account No No Yes
Copy Trading expand_moreexpand_less TD Ameritrade eToro AvaTrade
Social Trading / Copy Trading No Yes Yes
DupliTrade No No Yes
ZuluTrade No No Yes
Cryptocurrency expand_moreexpand_less TD Ameritrade eToro AvaTrade
Cryptocurrency (Physical) No Yes No
Crypto Trading No No No
Bitcoin Yes Yes Yes
ethereum No Yes Yes
Forex Trading expand_moreexpand_less TD Ameritrade eToro AvaTrade
Forex Trading No No No
Trading - Forex or CFDs Yes Yes Yes
Indices (Index CFDs) expand_moreexpand_less TD Ameritrade eToro AvaTrade
DAX No Yes Yes
Dow Jones No Yes Yes
FTSE No Yes Yes
NASDAQ 100 No Yes Yes
Nikkei No Yes Yes
SP 500 No Yes Yes
Investments expand_moreexpand_less TD Ameritrade eToro AvaTrade
Forex Trading No No No
Trading - Forex or CFDs Yes Yes Yes
Spread Betting No No Yes
Social Trading / Copy Trading No Yes Yes
Metals No Yes Yes
Energies No Yes Yes
Agriculturals No Yes Yes
ETF No Yes No
U.S. Stocks (CFD) No Yes Yes
Trading Platforms expand_moreexpand_less TD Ameritrade eToro AvaTrade
Android App No No No
Apple iOS App Yes Yes Yes
Proprietary Platform Yes Yes Yes
Desktop Platform (Windows) No No No
Web Platform No No No
MetaTrader 4 (MT4) No No Yes
MetaTrader 5 (MT5) No No Yes
Regulatory Licenses expand_moreexpand_less TD Ameritrade eToro AvaTrade
Tier-1 Licenses 4 2 4
ASIC Authorised (Australia) No Yes Yes
IIROC Authorised (Canada) No No Yes
FCA Authorised (U.K.) Yes Yes No
SFC Authorised (Hong Kong) Yes No No
MAS Authorised (Singapore) Yes No No
FINMA Authorised (Switzerland) No No No
CFTC Registered (USA) Yes No No
Tier-2 Licenses 0 1 3
Tier-3 Licenses 0 0 1
Research, Education expand_moreexpand_less TD Ameritrade eToro AvaTrade
Trading Central (Recognia) No Yes Yes
Forex News (Top-Tier Sources) Yes No Yes
Daily Market Commentary Yes Yes Yes
Autochartist No No No
Investor Dictionary (Glossary) Yes Yes Yes
Videos - Beginner Trading Videos Yes Yes Yes
Client Webinars (Archived) Yes Yes Yes
Trading Costs expand_moreexpand_less TD Ameritrade eToro AvaTrade
Minimum Deposit $0 $10-$200 $100
Average Spread EUR/USD - Standard 1.26 pips (August 2021) 1 (August 2021) 0.91 (Aug 2020)
All-in Cost EUR/USD - Active 1.26 pips (August 2021) -1 0.61 (Aug 2020)
Active Trader or VIP Discounts No Yes Yes
Bank Wire (Deposit/Withdraw) Yes Yes Yes
Visa/Mastercard (Credit/Debit) No Yes Yes
PayPal (Deposit/Withdraw) No Yes Yes
Trading Tools expand_moreexpand_less TD Ameritrade eToro AvaTrade
Watchlists - Total Fields 564 6 6
Mobile Watchlist Yes Yes Yes
Charting - Indicators / Studies (Total) 360 66 90
Mobile Charting - Indicators / Studies (INTL) 360 5 73
Trust Factors expand_moreexpand_less TD Ameritrade eToro AvaTrade
Year Founded 1955 2007 2006
Publicly Traded (Listed) Yes No No
Bank Yes No No
Authorised in European Union Yes Yes Yes
Trust Score 99 93 93
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