Review by doug1730
May, 09 2012
Pros: My broker is exceptional
Cons: I know that there is pressure on young brokers to churn accounts.
Review by lrambaud
July, 13 2009
Pros: Their statements are nice and vague, so you won't feel bad about the excessive fees.
Cons: Can't believe their outrageous fees for minors
Review by des765
July, 29 2007
Cons: Fees Fees and more fees until all your money is gone.
Review by jerryvt
May, 13 2005
Cons: Fees, fees, fees, fees, fees, fees, fees ...
Review by AliventiAsylum
December, 10 2004
Cons: fees-fees-fees, lack of customer service, no connectivity between branches
Review by blue_tiger
September, 08 2004
Pros: No pros--avoid like the plague.
Cons: They refuse to change my mailing address; they refuse to contact me.
Review by alphorn
February, 01 2004
Pros: Smooth talking salesman.
Cons: Very high commissions for non-existent sales and service. Some fees have just disappeared.
Review by hlatina
December, 12 2003
Pros: Hopefully they eventually go to hell
Cons: everything about them is horrible
Review by bebetink
May, 15 2003
Cons: High fees, High turnover rates of Brokers. Lack of good investment advice.
Review by richbroth
March, 17 2002
Pros: Readable monthly statements. Ability to download data to Quicken.
Cons: Online system poorly designed and has bugs. Poor communications when problems arise.
Review by wfmitchell
March, 11 2002
Pros: Good web site. Fairly easy to navigate. Not as good as Schwab's however.
Cons: Morgan Stanley did not honor my agreement with them.
Review by buckrub101
September, 27 2001
Pros: A research service to meet your investment needs
Cons: High Commissions
Review by starstraf
June, 06 2001
Pros: Some good brokers
Cons: Many bad broker
Review by jkrebs
November, 01 2000
Pros: Easy to use, convenient, reliable name
Cons: can be slow in a fast market, expensive trades
Review by k3roj
October, 11 2000
Pros: Big name
Cons: Not helpful, don't care attitude
Review by hwz1
August, 17 2000
Pros: Easy to navigate, research, real time quotes, ticker, customer service is excellent, trading is easy, many options to utilize, after hours trading
Cons: Research costs money unless your account is $100,000 or more
Review by JonBro
June, 11 2000
Pros: Fast site, Good research options
Cons: Not all the research options needed, High priced trades
Review by vennerl
May, 18 2000
Pros: Lots & lots of advice, hand holding, guidance, Pre-IPO opportunities
Cons: PRICEY, not as fast as I would have liked (but learned new way), only 25-50 shares per IPO
Review by calwaone
May, 09 2000
Pros: Caring, Efficient, Saves and Makes Our Family Money
Cons: Wish I'd Used Them Earlier In My Life!
Review by jjcddg
April, 24 2000
Pros: Quick execution of trades
Cons: higher commissions than some, and they went up even higher
Review by killerqwe
April, 22 2000
Pros: Simple to use, reliable trading good customer service by phone
Cons: High Commissions, Weak service at some branches