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Title IG.com vs eToro USA | Broker Comparison

Basic Information

Year Founded

First broker:

1974

Second broker:

2007

Headquarters Location

First broker:

UK + 14 global offices

Second broker:

Cyprus, Israel, UK

Publicly Traded (Entity or Parent)

First broker:

YES

Second broker:

No

Regulated?

First broker:

YES

Second broker:

YES

Primary Regulator

First broker:

FCA

Second broker:

CySEC

Minimum Deposit

First broker:

£250

Second broker:

$50

Fixed Spreads?

First broker:

NO

Second broker:

NO

Trading Type

First broker:

Market Maker (Pro: STP)

Second broker:

Market Maker, NDD, STP

Commissions on Trades

First broker:

NO (Pro accts Yes)

Second broker:

YES

CFD Loss Rate

First broker:

81% loss rate on CFDs

Second broker:

76% loss rate on CFDs

Maximum Leverage

First broker:

1:30

Second broker:

1:1

Currency Pairs Offered

First broker:

91

Second broker:

47

General Average Rating - 3 scale

First broker:

2,59

Second broker:

1,68

Customer Support

Value

Score

Value

Score

Live Chat, Web, Tele, Offices

First broker:

YES

3,0

Second broker:

No Live Chat, ticket system

1,0

Responsiveness

First broker:

Better than Average

2,5

Second broker:

Average

1,5

FAQs? Quality?

First broker:

High end

3,0

Second broker:

Sufficient

2,0

Summary Score

First broker:

2,83

Second broker:

1,50

General Pros & Cons

Value

Score

Value

Score

Pro #1

First broker:

One of World's best

3,0

Second broker:

Pioneer in social trading

2,5

Pro #2

First broker:

Top platforms & offerings

2,5

Second broker:

Good charting tools

2,0

Pro #3

First broker:

Broad Market Coverage

2,5

Second broker:

Broad crypto coverage

2,0

Con #1

First broker:

Other applicable fees

1,5

Second broker:

Poor education area

1,0

Con #2

First broker:

No social trading

1,0

Second broker:

Poor cust service access

1,0

Con #3

First broker:

DailyFx.com not integrated

1,0

Second broker:

Designed for low skill traders

1,0

Summary Score

First broker:

1,92

Second broker:

1,58

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