One of the most common questions I get from new traders revolves around which online broker and platform is the best. It’s a wise question to be asking, especially given just how many brokers and platform there are in the market to choose from. For someone new to online trading it all becomes understandably overwhelming in a hurry. When you are figuring out and learning how to trade, a broker and platform will play a large role in your success; however, you need to make sure you go through the proper steps to ensure you put yourself in the best possible position to succeed.