Firstrade: Invest & Trade 4+

Stocks, Options, Crypto, ETFs‪.‬

Firstrade Securities Inc.

    • 4.6 • 4.7K Ratings
    • Free

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One Platform, Unlimited Opportunities.
Firstrade offers all the investment products you need, all commission-free - Invest in Stocks/ETFs, Options, Crypto, Mutual Funds, and Fixed Income.
ZERO Commission trades on Stocks/ETFs, Options and Mutual Funds
ZERO Options contract fees. Trade Options easily and securely
No minimum deposit requirement for Brokerage and IRA Accounts
No inactivity Fees

38 popular coins to trade.
Buy Bitcoin, Ethereum, Cardano and more.
$1 minimum to buy or sell cryptocurrency.
Buy Bitcoin & other cryptocurrencies in fractionalized amounts!
Buy cryptocurrency 24/7.
Real-time quotes, profiles, historical charts & news.­
Brokerage Account
Sign-up for a brokerage account & invest in a wide selection of asset types, including stocks/ETFs, options, and cryptocurrencies.

No-Fee Individual IRA Account & Roth IRAs
Grow your retirement savings with a Traditional, Roth or Rollover IRA.
Real-time market data and event calendars
Make smarter options trades with rolling options.
View key metrics with the options analytics tool: Greeks, IV, Max Profit/Loss & Breakeven.
Track price movements with custom price alerts
Advanced charts can be converted to landscape mode with indicator overlays to track stocks
Discover investing opportunities with premium research provided by Morningstar, OptionsPlay, & Zacks.
Extended-hours trading for equities from 8am – 8pm ET
Available on mobile, iPad and desktop.
Create an Individual Brokerage Account on Firstrade to start your equities, mutual funds, stocks, securities, and cryptocurrency trading journey today! House all your investments under one roof and diversify your stocks, options & crypto investments.
Our customer support representatives are ready to assist you via phone and email. We protect your personal information through the use of advanced encryption and cybersecurity technologies. Firstrade Securities, Inc. has been a member of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Securities Investor Protection Corporation (SIPC) and Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) since 1985. Securities in your account are insured by SIPC for up to $500,000 (including $250,000 for claims for cash).
Firstrade Securities Inc. offers free trades for stocks/ETFs, options, mutual funds, and a mutual funds tracker via mobile app or online. Relevant SEC & FINRA or other fees may still apply. Please see Firstrade’s Pricing and Fee Schedule at to learn more.

No content in the Firstrade App shall be considered a recommendation or solicitation for the purchase or sale of securities, options or other investment products, and all information provided is for reference only.
Securities products and services offered by Firstrade Securities Inc., Member FINRA/SIPC, are not insured by the FDIC and are subject to investment risk, including the possible loss of the principal invested.
Cryptocurrency trading is provided by Apex Crypto LLC. Apex Crypto is not a registered broker-dealer or a member of SIPC or FINRA. Cryptocurrencies are not securities and are not FDIC or SIPC insured. Apex Crypto is licensed to engage in virtual currency business activity by the New York State Department of Financial Services. Cryptocurrency execution and custody services are provided by Apex Crypto LLC (NMLS ID 1828849) through a software licensing agreement between Apex Crypto LLC and Firstrade Crypto LLC. Please ensure that you fully understand the risks involved before trading: Not all coins provided by Apex Crypto LLC are available to New York residents.

System response and account access times may vary due to a variety of factors, including trading volumes, market conditions, system performance, and other factors.

What’s New

Version 3.8.12

-New option analysis feature lets you get insights into the risk and reward potential of your option strategy before you place an order.

-View key metrics at-a-glance: Max Profit, Breakeven, Max Loss, the Greeks and Implied Volatility

Ratings and Reviews

4.6 out of 5
4.7K Ratings

4.7K Ratings

RapgripRalph ,

Pretty good app but it has some issues.

I like this app a lot but there are a few things that make it unusable for me. First, whenever I open the app 50% of the time it actually lets me login and 50% of the time it says network connection error even after multiple attempts. Second, is in the recent update they took away the option to see how much I’ve made all time from a stock which is something that I really liked about the app before. Another thing I wish they didn't change in the update was the overall layout. I liked the layout before and now it seems like its less user friendly. Unless it gets some kind of new update I'm just going to switch over to E*TRADE.

After a couple updates this app has gotten ALOT better and I really like it now. It runs perfect now and I no longer have any problems. Changing my rating from 3 stars to 5 :)

Developer Response ,

Hi! Thanks for updating the review! Please feel free to write us at anytime you have any suggestions or feedback. We'd love to hear from you.

Navyman21 ,


So I’ve used almost every reputable trading app out there from E*Trade, Fidelity, Schwab, and others. Jan 2021 last year I decided to open an account with this company and downloaded the app. Soon after, I transferred over a few thousand dollars to try it out and see how I like it. After about a month or so I decided to transfer money back to my bank account, and that’s where the trouble starts!!! Giving them my DOB, SS#, Drivers License, and other identifying info from the beginning wasn’t good enough to be considered as a “verified customer” and Firstrade refused to give me my money back and blocked the ability to transfer back to the same bank account it came from !!! Firstrade then began to ask me for very personal and sensitive info like copies of my bank statements and other items!! FYI…. I’ve been trading for over 25 years and NEVER has any company ever asked me for those types of sensitive documents EVER !!! At that point, that’s when I figured out that this was “deliberate by design” to keep customers money longer. I ended up having to contact SEC, FINRA, Attorney General, and my local congressman for help !! Which I should’ve NEVER have had to do to begin with 😡 Only then did Firstrade fold and immediately contact me to return my money!! These people belong in jail !! 🤬🤬 You’ve ALL been warned!!!

dupré13 ,

Big no go for me. Rookie made app. Not option friendly

ly been around a year or 2. If you’re in options, trader or a quick in and out trader don’t even waste your time with this one. When you click in to see the options, it tells you what the price of that stock is at the time you clicked it, and I could hardly ever get any refresh of the current price unless I backed out completely and then search the stock and then came back in to see what it refresh to. That was one of the most frustrating things, but there were so many other things. Another was that I couldn’t figure out how to get a line graph or an area graph on my phone and less I held the phone sideways and clicked the expand button. That was super annoying. I like to toggle between graphs without jumping in and out of different screens. It was just a very rookie made app. Wasn’t impressed at all. I gave it a good 3 weeks while waiting for another brokerage to finish closing and all the sudden my account was closed for a good faith violation….took whatever money I had into multiple options plays and customer service just said nothing can be done. That’s it. You can’t use the app anymore. Which I didn’t mind much as only had $300 in when trying it out. But just a really odd way of handling things.

App Privacy

The developer, Firstrade Securities Inc., indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

Data Linked to You

The following data may be collected and linked to your identity:

  • Financial Info
  • Identifiers
  • Usage Data

Data Not Linked to You

The following data may be collected but it is not linked to your identity:

  • Usage Data
  • Diagnostics

Privacy practices may vary, for example, based on the features you use or your age. Learn More

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