TradeStation Rated "Best for Frequent Traders" for Third Consecutive Year in Barron's Magazine's Annual Ranking of Online

TradeStation Rated "Best for Frequent Traders" for Third Consecutive Year in
Barron's Magazine's Annual Ranking of Online Brokerage Firms

Also Rated "Best Trading Experience and Technology" and Given Highest Star
Rating for "International Traders"

PLANTATION, Fla., March 11, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- TradeStation, a Monex
Group company (TSE: 8698) and award-winning broker-dealer and futures
commission merchant, was ranked "Best for Frequent Traders" in Barron's
magazine's annual review of online brokerage firms, now in its eighteenth
year. TradeStation topped 23 other leading online brokers in the frequent
trader category, including Interactive Brokers, TDAmeritrade, Charles Schwab,
Fidelity, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Merrill Edge, tradeMonster, and optionsXpress.

In rating TradeStation "Best for Frequent Traders" and awarding it the highest
rating for "Trading Experience and Technology," Barron's noted that
"TradeStation offers an incredible platform…. The trading experience can be
completely customized, allowing you to trade from grids, charts, or
market-depth screens." Winning the "Best for Frequent Traders" ranking for the
third consecutive year cements TradeStation's position as the leading online
broker for the active trader and investor markets. TradeStation also received
the highest star rating for "International Traders" for the second year in a
row and third time overall.

Barron's went on to praise TradeStation for offering traders "help when you
first become a TradeStation customer, with support staff figuring out where
you are in your trading career and helping you customize the flexible platform
for your needs. There are numerous Webinars available throughout the week to
keep you in touch with the markets, from a weekly futures market outlook to a
daily stock-market session. In addition, there is video help built in to
almost every screen."

"We are truly honored to once again be ranked 'Best for Frequent Traders' by
Barron's," said Salomon Sredni, CEO of TradeStation Group, Inc.,
TradeStation's parent company, and COO of Monex Group, Inc. "TradeStation has
always strived to be the brokerage of choice for the market's most active and
demanding traders and investors. To achieve the highest ranking in this and
other categories – including 'Trading Experience and Technology' and highest
star rating for 'International Traders' – reflects our employees' commitment
not only to developing the most sophisticated trading tools possible, but also
to backing them with personalized support services across the equities,
options, futures and forex markets."

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 Institutional traders should call 1-800-579-7616. To see
videos demonstrating TradeStation's powerful features, take the TradeStation
Tour at

About TradeStation

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.

CONTACT: Media Contact:
         Loren Lopez
         (954) 652-7011

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