Morgan Stanley

E*TRADE from Morgan Stanley Eliminates Commissions for All Mutual Funds on Platform

Dec 13, 2022

  • E*TRADE from Morgan Stanley will eliminate trade commissions and early redemption fees for all online mutual fund trades made on or after December 12
  • Mutual funds now part of E*TRADE’s $0 online commission offering along with US-listed stocks, ETFs, and options trades

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E*TRADE from Morgan Stanley today announced it will eliminate all trade commissions and early redemption fees for mutual fund online trades on its platform.

The announcement adds to the offerings and advances made amid E*TRADE’s integration into the Morgan Stanley Wealth Management ecosystem. Recent updates include access to Morgan Stanley global research including quarterly mutual fund commentary for all clients at no cost, greater access to initial public offerings, and improvements to E*TRADE’s robo advice offering Core Portfolios leveraging the intellectual capital and market analysis of Morgan Stanley’s Global Investment Office.

“The ability to add mutual funds to the list of E*TRADE’s no commission offerings is another proof point that joining Morgan Stanley has provided substantial benefits to clients as we aim to offer the best investing experience possible,” said Chad Turner, Head of Morgan Stanley Wealth Management’s Digital Direct Channel. “E*TRADE has a long history of being an innovator in the industry and we are proud to be able to advance this narrative even further as part of Morgan Stanley.”

E*TRADE from Morgan Stanley offers over 6,500 commission-free mutual funds. Clients can use the Fund Screener to find funds that match their goals and investment strategies.

“We continuously look to develop innovative investment solutions that further raise the bar for ourselves and the industry at large,” said Ben Huneke, Head of Investment Solutions for Morgan Stanley Wealth Management. “With E*TRADE now part of the Morgan Stanley Wealth Management ecosystem, the sum is truly greater than the parts, wherein we can deliver best-of-breed solutions that meet the needs of the E*TRADE client base.”

The commission-free Mutual Fund offering will be effective for all online mutual fund trades executed on or after December 12, 2022. Other fees may apply.1 All E*TRADE account holders are eligible.

  1. Underlying mutual fund fees and expenses apply as described in each fund prospectus. E*TRADE receives revenue sharing and administrative service fees from most funds and/or their affiliates. Investors are subject to other fees charged by E*TRADE. For more information, please review our Client Relationship Summary at

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E*TRADE charges $0 commission for online US-listed stock, mutual fund, ETF, and options trades. Exclusions may apply and E*TRADE reserves the right to charge variable commission rates. The standard options contract fee is $0.65 per contract (or $0.50 per contract for customers who execute at least 30 stock, ETF, and options trades per quarter). The retail online $0 commission does not apply to Over-the-Counter (OTC), foreign stock transactions, large block transactions requiring special handling, futures or fixed income investments. Underlying mutual fund/ETF expenses apply. Service charges apply for trades placed through a broker ($25). Stock plan account transactions are subject to a separate commission schedule. Additional regulatory and exchange fees may apply. All fees and expenses as described in the prospectus still apply. For more information about pricing, visit

E*TRADE from Morgan Stanley provides financial services to retail customers. Securities products and services offered by E*TRADE Securities LLC, Member SIPC. Investment advisory services, including Core Portfolios, offered by E*TRADE Capital Management, LLC, a Registered Investment Adviser. Commodity futures and options on futures products and services offered by E*TRADE Futures LLC, Member NFA. Banking products and services are offered by Morgan Stanley Private Bank, National Association, Member FDIC. All are separate but affiliated subsidiaries of Morgan Stanley. More information is available at

The information provided herein is for general informational purposes only and should not be considered investment advice. Past performance does not guarantee future results.

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