Trade multiple asset classes through ETFs with the best online broker in America1
Get exposure to any number of ETF shares at zero commission2
Follow the liquid ETFs watchlist, or find regularly traded ETFs in the tasty Default watchlist
Mix up your trading toolbox with ETFs, which often have reduced risk compared to single-name equities
Use ETFs to gain exposure to international markets through assets listed in the United States
Keep up to date with when ETFs pay out dividends - create a watchlist with a dividends filter
With tastyworks, you can utilize ETFs to get exposure in U.S. and international markets by trading ETFs or ETF options. You can also get amplified exposure with leveraged ETFs. You can speculate on both rising and falling ETF market prices.3
Speculate on an ETF that tracks the price action of a group of stocks
Trade an ETF that tracks the performance of energy, metal and agricultural natural resources
Take a position on an ETF that tracks the price movement of a basket of related stocks.
Go long or short on ETFs that track market price fluctuations in bond interest rates
With tastyworks, you can trade a range of ETFs. Some of the more commonly traded ETFs you can choose from on our award-winning platform include:1
|SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (SPY)|
|iShares Russell 2000 ETF (IWM)|
|Invesco QQQ ETF (QQQ)|
|SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average ETF Trust (DIA)|
|iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF (TLT)|
Buying and selling shares in ETFs with tastyworks is commission-free, no matter the number of shares.2 When trading stocks or ETFs outright, you can place orders for less than 100 shares. These are called 'odd lot stock orders'.
While there's no opening or closing commission for trading shares of ETFs or stocks outright, an opening commission of $1.00 per contract (capped at a maximum of $10.00 per leg) applies to stock and ETF options.4
Exchange traded funds, ETFs for short, are indirect investment vehicles. They're investment funds that track the performance of underlying assets such as indices, commodities, currencies and baskets of related stocks.
ETF trading allows you to invest or speculate on the future price movement of these types of funds. With ETFs, there's no single-name-stock risk instead, you get diversified exposure.
ETFs and stocks have several similarities and differences. For example, while some ETFs pay dividends, this is a more common occurrence in stocks. Both stocks and ETFs can be the underlying in options trading, and volatility in ETF trading is often lower than in stock trading. Let’s look at some other points of comparison between ETFs and stocks.
|Intraday Trading and pricing|
|Limit and stop orders|
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2All stock and ETF trades incur a cleaning fee of $0.0008 per share, and applicable exchange and regulatory fees.
3Short-selling stocks and ETFs is only permissible in a margin account.
4Applicable exchange, clearing, and regulatory fees still apply to all opening and closing trades.