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Finder Stock Trading Platform Awards 2022

Finder recognizes the best share trading platforms for every type of investor. See where your platform ranks here.

The Finder Stock Trading Platform Awards 2022 program recognizes the best platforms in the United States for investing in stocks depending on your personal needs.

Finder’s data team crunched 1,400 data points across 40 brokers to see who came out on top.

The platform with the highest scores across nine different categories was declared the winner. The second and third places received a “highly commended” award. You can see the full methodology here.

Here is the list of the 2022 Finder Stock Trading Awards:

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Best Options Trading Platform: Webull

Highly commended:

Awards criteria

Here is how Finder’s expert analysts chose the best US stock trading platforms for 2022.

Selection criteria

We conducted an extensive market review of 40 of the leading stock brokers. For each broker we collected 35 data points and brokers were then weighted to align with the category. You can view the complete breakdown on the methodology page and a summary of the weightings below.

Stock trading platform – Best overall

  • Markets available: 3%
  • Cost: 34%
  • Availability of tradable instruments: 9%
  • Features: 38%
  • Support: 6%
  • Customer reviews: 10%

Stock trading platform – US stocks

  • Cost of trading US stocks: 35.5%
  • Features: 51.5%
  • Support: 3%
  • Customer reviews: 10%

Stock trading platform – International stocks

  • Selection criteria: platform must allow customers to trade on three or more markets
  • Number of available global markets: 32%
  • Cost: 26%
  • Available international shares: 18%
  • Features: 11%
  • Support: 3%
  • Reviews: 10%

Stock trading platform – Active / day traders investors

  • Available global markets: 7%
  • Cost: 27%
  • Tradable instruments: 15%
  • Features: 33.5%
  • Support: 7.5%
  • Reviews: 10%

Stock trading platform – Long term investors

  • Cost: 35%
  • Tradable instruments: 9%
  • Features: 40%
  • Support: 6%
  • Reviews: 10%

Stock trading platform – Beginners


  • Cost: 24%
  • Features: 59%
  • Support: 7%
  • Reviews: 10%

Stock trading platform – Low cost broker


  • Cost: 75%
  • Features: 15%
  • Reviews: 10%

Stock trading platform – Derivatives


  • OTC markets: 1%
  • Cost: 76%
  • Tradable instruments: 1%
  • Features: 9%
  • Support: 3%
  • Third party ratings: 10%

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