TradeStation Ranked Among Top Five Online Brokers Overall and Tops for Equity
Trading Tools in Major New Investor's Business Daily Study of Active Investors
PLANTATION, Fla., Jan. 29, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- TradeStation, a Monex
Group company (TSE: 8698) and award-winning broker-dealer and futures
commission merchant, has been ranked among the top five online brokers for
Overall Customer Experience, as well as best for Equity Trading Tools and
among the top five in three other key categories, in a major new annual survey
of active investors conducted by Investor's Business Daily (IBD).
The IBD Best Online Brokers Report, published in the January 28, 2013 print
edition of IBD, is one of the largest of its kind ever conducted, with over
10,000 self-identified active investors rating their experience with a total
of 34 online brokerages. It identifies the top five online brokers overall and
in 12 critical categories, as rated by the brokers' own customers.
TradeStation was ranked among the top five brokerages for Overall Customer
Experience, a reflection of the brokers' performance across the survey's 12
TradeStation was joined by USAA, Charles Schwab, Thinkorswim and Fidelity in
the top five rankings for Overall Customer Experience.
In addition, TradeStation ranked among the top five brokers in four of the 12
critical categories surveyed: Equity Trading Tools – where TradeStation ranked
the highest among all brokers surveyed – as well as Options Trading Platform;
ETF Choices; and Trade Reliability, where TradeStation ranked in the top five.
"For the readers of such a respected publication as Investor's Business Daily
to recognize TradeStation as one of the best online brokers overall and in
multiple critical categories is truly an honor," said Salomon Sredni, CEO of
TradeStation Group, Inc. and COO of Monex Group, Inc. "Whether it's offering
the most advanced trading and analysis tools, the most reliable trade
execution or the best possible customer experience, TradeStation is committed
to exceeding our customers' highest expectations."
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.
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. In January 2013, Investor's
Business Daily, in its annual survey of active investors, ranked TradeStation
among the top five online brokers for Overall Customer Experience, as well as
best for Equity Trading Tools and among the top five in three other key
TradeStation Group, Inc., through its principal operating subsidiaries,
TradeStation Securities, Inc. and IBFX, Inc., offers the TradeStation analysis
and trading platform 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 exclusively provides the company's
forex brokerage offering. The company's technology subsidiary, TradeStation
Technologies, Inc., develops and offers strategy trading software tools and
subscription services. Its London-based subsidiary, TradeStation Europe
Limited, an FSA-authorized brokerage firm, introduces UK and other European
accounts to TradeStation Securities, Inc. and IBFX, Inc.
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