A Review of OptionsHouse’s iPhone App

Optionshouse iphone splash screen

I had previously written about using OptionsHouse via an iPhone which is not the same as a using a dedicated iPhone app! I preferred the mobile site simply because the OptionsHouse site was too cluttered and available only on Firefox on a Mac (at that time). But recently, OptionsHouse along with a price increase, introduced […]

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What’s Next For Zecco Users


Zecco put an end to their free trades last week enraging a lot of users in the bargain. Zecco was a relatively new entrant to the highly competitive discount broker space and had a number of users switch to their system due to their hard-to-beat offering of unlimited free trades with a minimum balance of […]

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Et Tu OptionsHouse?

OptionsHouse Rates Going Up!

For anyone new to investing I always recommended OptionsHouse for their quick trade executions and and their low trade commissions. Having used ShareBuilder, Scottrade, Vangaurd, Fidelity, WellsTrade, OptionsHouse and Zecco, I found OptionsHouse a better choice for a frugal investor. Zecco seemed like a good option when they were offering 10 free trades a month […]

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Review of online broker OptionsHouse Part II


This is a continuation of my earlier post on the account opening process at OptionsHouse. Once I mailed in the application it took 5 business days for the account activation email to arrive This gives you access to a virtual trading account with $5000 virtual money. Might be useful if this is your first trading […]

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Review of online broker OptionsHouse Part I


OptionsHouse is yet another discount broker offering low trade commissions. Even though I like my current broker Scottrade, the commissions were killing me.  I decided to check out OptionsHouse. Here’s a quick review. Objectives I’m not a day trader and I could care less about research tools.  Most of the information I need I can […]

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