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I use Firstrade, and I would give them a "B" grade. Seems to work for most things, but I have had some issues on the periphery. For example, there is no way to change their default cost-basis reporting to the IRS, which has resulted in non-optimized tax management. Also, I have had trouble trading pink sheets and the like. I don't know if those issues would still exist with other brokers because I have not tried.

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