|Broker Rating||#21 (71%)|
|Company||Interactive Brokers Group, LLC|
|Founded and online since||1977 - 1998|
|Min. Account Size||10,000 USD|
|Min. Position Size||0.25|
|Regulated by||CFTC/NFA FCA (UK) SEC (US), 8-47257|
|Platforms||Web Trader, Mobile Trading, FX-Trader, Trader Workstation|
|Account currencies||Australian dollar, Canadian dollar, Euro, Great Britain pound, Hong Kong dollar, Indian rupee, Japanese yen, Mexican peso, New Zealand dollar, Swedish krona, Swiss franc, United States dollar|
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|VPS for traders||N/A|
Interactive Brokers Group, Inc.’s founding member has completed its 36th year as a Broker Dealer with consolidated equity capital of more than 4.8 billion. Their mission remains unchanged:
“Create technology to provide liquidity on better terms. Compete on price, speed, size, diversity of global products and advanced trading tools.”
Interactive Brokers Group, Inc. was founded by its Chairman and CEO Thomas Peterffy. Over the last 36 years, it has grown internally to become one of the premier securities firms with over $4.8 billion in equity capital.
Interactive Brokers conducts its broker/dealer and proprietary trading businesses on over 100 market destinations worldwide. In its broker dealer agency business, IB provides direct access (“on line”) trade execution and clearing services to institutional and professional traders for a wide variety of electronically traded products including stocks, options, futures, forex, bonds, CFDs and funds worldwide. Interactive Brokers Group and its affiliates execute nearly 1,000,000 trades per day.
Interactive Brokers’ headquarters are in Greenwich Connecticut, and it has approximately 880 employees in its offices in the USA, Switzerland, Canada, Hong Kong, UK, Australia, Hungary, Russia, India, China and Estonia. IB is regulated by the SEC, FINRA, NYSE, FSA and other regulatory agencies around the world.
Why Interactive Brokers?
Low Cost & Best Execution:
Awarded a 4.3-star low-cost broker rating by Barron’s magazine and awarded four or more stars for nine straight years5, their statistics speak for themselves.
- 82% lower margin loan rates than the average of six of our top competitors.
- A completely automated trade process allows us to offer low7 commissions.
- Our advanced SmartRouting system searches for the best price available at the time of your order, and routes and re-routes all or parts of your order to achieve optimal execution.
- Based on independent measurements, the Transaction Auditing Group, Inc., (TAG), a third-party provider of transaction analysis, has determined that Interactive Brokers’ US stock and options price executions were significantly better than the industry8 during the first half of 2013.