merrill edge self-directed

Take control with Merrill Edge Self-Directed by your side

Whether you're an experienced investor or just getting started, Merrill Edge Self-Directed streamlines your online investing experience with access to research, step-by-step guidance and flexible tools.

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A full range of investments

We offer a wide range of stocks, bonds, options, ETFs and well-known mutual funds, so you can invest how you want.


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Guidance & tools

Enjoy an innovative online experience with step-by-step guidance that's clearly displayed, plus graphical tools and customizable features built with you in mind.

Active traders will love Merrill Edge MarketPro®, a customizable trading platform with real-time market analysis and insights.

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Insights & ideas

Make more informed investment decisions with guidance and access to actionable insights, updates and timely investing ideas from BofA Global Research, Chief Investment Office, CFRA (powered by S&P Global) and Morningstar to help you decide if now is a good time to buy, sell or hold.

Preferred rewards

More benefits with Preferred Rewards

Did you know your Merrill investment balances can help you earn Bank of America Preferred Rewards benefits? Members enjoy program benefits including credit card rewards bonuses, discounts on home and auto loans, select banking fee waivers and more.1

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Banking and investing connected

Simplify your financial life, anytime from anywhere—whether online or on your mobile device. With just one login, you can view, manage and instantly transfer funds between eligible Merrill investing and Bank of America banking accounts.2 Plus, with over 2,000 Bank of America® financial centers, you're always welcome to come in and meet with a Merrill Financial Solutions Advisor.

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there's more than one way to invest

Merrill Edge Self-Directed

Building your own portfolio with online tools is just one way you can invest with us. You may find you're interested in a different approach or want to take advantage of more than just one. Take a look and see.