A record 272 variables, including another record 200+ customer support inquires across phone, email, and live chat, were gathered to compile the most comprehensive industry database with thousands of data points
ROYAL OAK, MI (PRWEB) February 17, 2015
StockBrokers.com, an industry-leading source for online brokers, has published its 2015 Online Broker Review. The review is a culmination of a year’s worth of research on 15 different brokers. StockBrokers.com’s team spent hundreds of hours utilizing, testing and reviewing these brokers to provide self-directed retail traders with in-depth analysis. Investors of all experience levels can use this valuable information to better determine which online brokers suit their needs and trading style.
The 2015 Online Broker Review covers brokers on the StockBrokers.com site and can be found at http://www.stockbrokers.com/2015-online-broker-review.html. Brokers were assessed on 272 different variables across 10 core areas, including: Commissions & Fees, Ease-of-Use, Platforms & Tools, Research, Customer Service, Offering of Investments, Education, Mobile Trading and Banking.
Then, utilizing the research from these 10 areas, the brokers were ranked in 12 separate categories. They include: Overall, Commissions & Fees, Platforms & Tools, Research, Customer Service, Offering of Investments, Investor Education, Mobile Trading, Options Trading, Active Trading, New Investors and Banking. Alongside category ‘Best in Class’ winners, there were 18 individual Industry Awards given out.
Blain Reinkensmeyer, Co-Founder and Head of Research, said, "This year notes our fifth annual review, an accomplishment we are proud to have reached. We strive to challenge the industry with more variables and tougher testing each year, and 2014 was no walk in the park. A record 272 variables, including another record 200+ customer support inquires across phone, email, and live chat, were gathered to compile the most comprehensive industry database with thousands of data points."
The complete review, results for each category, and an overall rankings chart can be found at: http://www.stockbrokers.com/2015-online-broker-review.html.
StockBrokers.com, an industry-leading source for online brokers, is wholly owned by Reink Media Group. A Michigan based company founded in 2009, Reink Media Group owns and operates multiple finance based websites. The organization strives to provide pertinent resources, tools, and education for successful self-directed investing. For more information, please visit the company’s website at http://www.reinkmedia.com.