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JP Morgan Brokerage Account Fees (2024)

JP Morgan Self-Directed Investing (aka JPM, Chase brokerage) account fees schedule, commissions, stock trading cost, annual and inactivity charges, and cash sweep rates.

JP Morgan Brokerage Account Commissions

Stocks and ETFs $0
Options $0.65 per contract
Mutual funds $0
U.S. treasury bills, notes and bonds $0
New Issues (corporate bonds, municipal bonds, government agency bonds, brokered CDS) $0
Secondary Markets (corporate bonds, municipal bonds, government agency bonds, brokered CDS) $10.00 / Trade + $1.00 / Bond Over
10 Bonds ($250 Maximum)

Investments stocks, mutual funds, options, bonds, ETFs
J.P. Morgan Chase minimum deposit to open account $0 for cash account, margin accounts are not offered

JP Morgan Chase Margin Rates

At this time, margin accounts are not offered at Chase's JP Morgan Self Directed Investing.

JP Morgan Chase Additional Fees

Automated Customer Account Transfer (ACAT) $75
Retirement Brokerage Account Termination $75 Applies when all assets are distributed or transferred out of the account.
Overnight/Express Mail $10 per item
Wire Transfer $25 per wire – This fee does not apply to internal wire transfer
Late Payment/Cash Due Interest PRIME + 4.75%
Pre-payment advance before trade settles PRIME + 4.75%
Stop Payments $30 per item
Check Returns $12 per check
Administration of ALTERNATIVE INVESTMENT FEES (includes limited partnerships, private equity funds, hedge funds, REITs, etc.) $250 per investment per year
Legal Transfers $25 per certificate
Safekeeping $10 per position, per month

JP Morgan Chase Annual Fee

JP Morgan Self-Directed Investing does not charge an annual fee for regular brokerage individual or joint taxable accounts. Chase brokerage also does not have an annual IRA fee. There are no monthly account charges.

An optional and separate JP Morgan Automated Investing account has an annual management fee of 0.35% of the entire balance.

Cost Comparison

Broker Fees Stock/ETF
Mutual Fund
Annual IRA
Charles Schwab $0 $49.95 ($0 to sell) $0.65 per contract $0 $0
Robinhood $0 na $0 per contract $0 $0
Firstrade $0 $0 $0 per contract $0 $0
Chase $0 $0 $0.65 per contract $0 $0

Services Comparison

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JP Morgan Chase Inactivity and Maintenance Fee

JP Morgan Self-Directed Investing does not charge account inactivity and maintenance fees (except for the JP Morgan Automated Investing fee mentioned above).

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