TradeStation Announces Launch of Technical Analysis and Trading Blog

TradeStation Announces Launch of Technical Analysis and Trading Blog

PLANTATION, Fla., Dec. 12, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- TradeStation, a Monex
Group company (TSE:8698) and an award-winning broker-dealer and futures
commission merchant, today announced the launch of its new Technical Analysis
and Trading Blog, a new online resource designed to keep traders up to date
with market trends and action.

The new blog, which is updated daily on the TradeStation website, was
spearheaded by the TradeStation Labs team, led by Stanley Dash, TradeStation's
Vice President of Applied Technical Analysis. TradeStation Labs is a dynamic
resource for new and unique perspectives on markets and trading. The new blog
features commentary and analysis from leading independent traders like Raghee
Horner and Brian Kahn, as well as from Mr. Dash, Michael Burke, TradeStation's
Vice President of Client Trading and Education, and other members of
TradeStation's internal technical analysis team. The blog is intended to be
used as an educational resource and does not provide investment or trading
advice.

"With the launch of the blog, we round out our TradeStation Labs offerings by
including timely market commentary, in addition to the practical education
about market analysis and trading that TradeStation Labs offers through our
Analysis Concepts papers and webinars," said Mr. Dash. "The new blog is an
exciting addition that fits our mission – providing responsible and useful
perspectives on markets and trading."

To speak with an account executive about TradeStation or to open an equities,
futures or forex account with TradeStation, call 1-800-808-9336, or visit
http://www.tradestation.com.Institutional traders should call 1-800-579-7616.

About TradeStation

TradeStation is an award-winning online brokerage firm and trading platform.
In March 2012, Barron's magazine, in its annual review of 24 online brokerage
firms, awarded TradeStation its highest overall star ranking (4½ stars), as
well as Best for Frequent Traders, Best Trading Experience and Technology and
Best for International Traders.Also in March 2012, TradeStation won for Best
Trading System – Stocks, Best Trading System – Futures, Best Institutional
Platform, Best Professional Platform, Best Online Analytical Platform and Best
Real-Time Data in the annual Readers' Choice Awards given by Technical
Analysis of Stocks & Commodities magazine.

TradeStation Group, Inc., through its principal operating subsidiaries,
TradeStation Securities, Inc. and IBFX, Inc., offers analytical and trading
platforms to the active trader and certain institutional trader markets. The
TradeStation platform offers electronic order execution and enables clients to
design, test, optimize, monitor and automate their own custom equities,
options, futures and forex trading strategies.TradeStation Group is a wholly
owned subsidiary of Monex Group, one of the largest online financial services
providers in Japan.

TradeStation Securities, Inc. (Member NYSE, FINRA, SIPC, NSCC, DTC, OCC & NFA)
is a licensed securities broker-dealer and a registered futures commission
merchant, and also a member of the Boston Options Exchange, Chicago Board
Options Exchange, Chicago Stock Exchange, International Securities Exchange
and NASDAQ OMX. Its TradeStation Prime Services division, based in New York,
seeks to provide prime brokerage services, including securities lending, to
small and mid-sized hedge funds and other firms. IBFX, Inc. (Member NFA) is a
Retail Foreign Exchange Dealer (RFED) that provides forex brokerage services
directly and through its TradeStation Forex division. The company's technology
subsidiary, TradeStation Technologies, Inc., develops and offers strategy
trading software tools and subscription services. TradeStation Europe Limited,
an FSA-authorized brokerage firm, introduces UK and other European accounts to
TradeStation Securities, Inc. and IBFX, Inc.

CONTACT: Media Contact:
        
         Loren Lopez
         954-652-7011
         llopez@tradestation.com

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