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Brokerage Account Features and Services

Commerce Financial Advisors

Account Features and Services

The following features are standard with a Commerce Brokerage Account:

  • Free online account access
  • Online market and industry information
  • Detailed monthly statements including cost basis,1 if available
  • Comprehensive year-end tax statement with complete details on all transactions for the year
  • Receive more than SIPC account protection2

Optional Services

  • Pay for purchases from, or have sales proceeds credited to, your Commerce Bank deposit account automatically
  • Margin accounts3
  • Equity Dividend Reinvestment Program
  • Cashless employee stock option exercise
  • Stock re-registrations
  • Legal transfer assistance
  • Restricted stock trades or legend removal
Learn about account titling options


  1. Cost Basis is provided for security positions purchased through Commerce Brokerage Services, Inc. (CBSI), and may be added for positions transferred in if provided by the customer.

  2. Securities in accounts carried by National Financial Services LLC (NFS)are protected by the Securities Investor Protection Corporation (SIPC) up to $500,000 (including cash claims limited to $250,000). NFS has arranged for additional insurance protection for cash and securities to supplement its SIPC coverage. This additional protection covers total account net equity in excess of the $500,000/$250,000 coverage provided by SIPC. An explanatory brochure on SIPC is available upon request or at Neither coverage protects against a decline in the market value of securities.

  3. For those who qualify, margin accounts are carried through National Financial Services LLC.

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The information provided on this website is not meant as a recommendation or endorsement of any specific security or strategy. An individual’s situation can vary; therefore the information provided above should be relied upon only when coordinated with individual professional advice.

Mutual funds, annuities, and other investment products:

Not FDIC-insured

May lose value

No bank guarantee

Security and Advisory services provided through Commerce Brokerage Services, Inc., member FINRA, SIPC, and a registered investment advisor. Insurance products are offered through Commerce Insurance Services, Inc. Both entities are subsidiaries of Commerce Bank.

Investments in securities and insurance products are Not FDIC insured; Not Bank-Guaranteed and May Lose Value.

This site is not intended for use by, or to provide any information to, investors in any state where Commerce Brokerage Services, Inc. is not registered or in any jurisdiction outside the United States of America where such use would be prohibited or otherwise regulated. Nothing on this web site shall be considered a solicitation to buy or an offer to sell a security to any person in any jurisdiction where such offer, solicitation, purchase or sale would be unlawful under the securities laws of such jurisdiction.