Enjoy all the benefits of Merrill Edge®
 
 
$6.95 per trade
Simple flat-rate
pricing
$6.95 per online equity and ETF trade with no trade or balance minimums. That's lower standard pricing than Fidelity, Schwab and E*TRADE.2
+Other fees may apply.
Consolidate your investment and bank accounts
View investing &
banking on one page
See your Merrill Edge investment and Bank of America bank accounts with one login. And, you can move money between these accounts in real time.3
Investment research and insights
Research and insights
Get actionable insights and timely investing ideas from Merrill Lynch.
 
Select stocks, bonds, ETFs and mutual funds
Full range of investments
Choose from a wide range of stocks, bonds, ETFs and well-known mutual funds.
Receive support and guidance
One-on-one guidance
Get one-on-one guidance when you need help.
Research and investment tools
Research and tools
Make informed investment decisions with access to independent research, the insights of Merrill Lynch and easy-to-use tools.
 
 
Mutual funds cash bonus chart
 
 
$600 Cash Offer
Get up to $600 cash when you invest with Merrill Edge.1
How to enroll:
Click the "Enroll and open" button above or below to open your account.
Ask a Merrill Edge Financial Solutions Advisor™ for the offer at select Bank of America banking centers or by calling 1.888.MER.EDGE (888.637.3343).
Enroll and open a mutual fund account
 
How to qualify:
Make a qualifying deposit to your new account within 30 days.
Maintain your qualifying deposit for at least 90 days.
Receive your cash bonus within 45 days after the 90-day qualifying period.
 
+In addition to your stock or ETF (or option) commissions, sell orders also may be subject to a fractional share liquidation fee of 10% of proceeds and a transaction fee (of between $0.01 to $0.03 per $1,000 of principal). If applicable, this fee appears under "Transaction Fee" on Trade Confirmation. There are also fees associated with investing in ETFs. Read the Expenses & Charges section of the prospectus to fund out what they are. Contact us to obtain a prospectus.

1 Offer valid only for new Merrill Edge self-directed IRA and CMA accounts. Offer is limited to one per account type (CMA or IRA); two total per accountholder (or per all accountholders of a joint account). Eligible IRAs limited to Rollover, Traditional, Roth and Sole-Proprietor SEP IRAs only. This offer does not apply to Business/Corporate Accounts, Investment Club Accounts, Partnership Accounts and certain fiduciary accounts held with Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated. Merrill Edge reserves the right to change or cancel this offer at any time. Offer only valid for accounts that enroll through the process specified below.

How to Enroll: Customers must enroll by clicking the ENROLL AND OPEN button above, or ask to be enrolled when speaking with a Merrill Edge Financial Solutions Advisor™ at 1.888.637.3343 or select Bank of America banking centers.

Cash Reward: Open and fund an account within 45 days with funds originating from outside Merrill Lynch and Bank of America, and maintain the minimum qualifying balance for an additional 90 days. For purposes of this offer, qualifying balance shall mean total incoming assets or transfers (including cash, securities and/or margin debit balance transfers) from external accounts, minus assets withdrawn or transferred out of the account within the 90-day holding period. Cash reward qualifications: assets of $20,000 to $49,999 in cash and/or securities receive $100; for $50,000–$99,999, receive $150; for $100,000–$199,999, receive $250; for $200,000 or more, receive $600. Assets held by 401(k) plans through Merrill Lynch are excluded. Cash reward is a one-time deposit made within two weeks into your IRA or CMA after meeting qualifying criteria.

This offering of cash rewards, free trades, waiver of fees (including account fees), and/or other thing of value may not be used as an inducement to sell any kind of insurance, including life insurance or annuities.

$0 trades begin within 5 business days of account opening and must be used within 90 calendar days; up to 300 trades per account. $0 trades are only applicable in the new account and are limited to online equity and ETF trades. Standard commission rates apply to trades in excess of the 300-trade limit or after 90 days. Brokerage fees associated with, but not limited to, margin transactions, option trading, special stock registration/gifting, account transfer and processing, research request and termination apply. Trades are not transferable, apply only to the account receiving the offer, and are not available for Merrill Edge Advisory Center accounts or other Merrill Lynch Wealth Management accounts. Merrill Edge does not, and this offer is not meant to, promote day trading or solicit engagement in day trading activities. Day trading can be extremely risky. Investors are solely responsible for their own investment decisions, and should research any investment strategy carefully before investing.

Tax Disclaimer: The value of this reward you receive may constitute taxable income. In addition, Merrill Lynch may issue an Internal Revenue Service Form 1099 (or other appropriate form) to you that reflects the value of such reward. Please consult your tax advisor, as Bank of America Corporation and its affiliates and associates do not provide tax advice.

2 Fidelity's standard online price is $7.95 per equity or ETF trade (excluding certain iShares and Fidelity ETFs offered commission-free). Note: Competitive comparison pricing information as of 10/03/14 excludes special promotional offerings and sales of fractional shares.
  1. E*TRADE's standard online price for equity, ETF or option trade is $9.99, $7.99 for customers who trade at least 150 times per quarter, $6.99 for customers who trade 1,500+ times per quarter
  2. For TD Ameritrade ETFs: the ETF must be on list of 100+ commission-free ETFs and must be held for a minimum of 30 days in order to not incur a fee. Also, the user must be enrolled to qualify.
  3. Schwab's standard online price is $8.95 per equity or ETF trade (excluding ETFs available through Schwab ETF OneSource™ when placed in a Schwab account that are available commission-free).
  4. Excludes iShares and Fidelity ETFs
3 Certain banking and brokerage accounts may be ineligible for real-time money movement, including but not limited to transfers to/from bank IRAs (CD, Money Market), 529s and Credit Cards and transfers from IRAs, Loans (HELOC, LOC, Mortgage) and accounts held in the military bank. Accounts eligible for real-time transfers will be displayed online in the to/from drop down menu on the transfer screen.

Banking products are provided by Bank of America, N.A., member FDIC and a wholly owned subsidiary of Bank of America Corporation.

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