Minimum deposit There is no minimum deposit at Oanda. You can only withdraw money to sources on your name. Other means of account finding is through a bank transfer and with checks.
US tech fund fee, not available, inactivity fee, low 10 per month after 2 years of inactivity. You can more open sub-accounts, up. The money withdrawal can be pricey. Leveraged position means that you borrow money from the broker to trade. No fundamental data available Research tool are not at one place There are a lot of research tools, but they are all scattered on five different pages. Charting Oanda does a great job in charting. How you are protected Oanda has six legal entities. Its American peers like, fXCM and m, for example, require a 5000 for the Standard account for US clients and 50, respectively.
Compare to other brokers. Even though forex is not the main business of TD Ameritrade, it seems a very stable and well-regulated broker that offers an expansive portfolio of around 100 forex pairs. Email support provided relevant answers, but with a very slow response time.