Lower Your Costs to Maximize Your Return
Transparent, low commissions and financing rates, and best price executions minimize your costs to help you maximize your returns.
Generate Higher Returns
We offer lower commissions, no ticket charges; no minimums; no technology, software, platform, or reporting fees; and low financing rates, with higher loan values on portfolio margin accounts over $100K. Click below to see how our low costs compare to other brokers.
Best Price Execution
Most brokers trade against your orders or sell them to others to execute who will trade against them. The resulting poor execution probably costs you more than the commission you pay. IB SmartRoutingSM continuously searches and reroutes to the best available prices for stocks, options and combinations.
Lowest Margin Rates
We offer the lowest margin loan interest rates of any broker, according to the Barron’s 2015 online broker review. Click below to calculate your own sample margin loan interest rate.
Stock Yield Enhancement Program
Earn income on your fully-paid stock shares in our Stock Yield Enhancement Program. The program lets us borrow your shares in exchange for cash collateral, and then lend the shares to traders who are willing to pay a fee to borrow them. You will be paid a loan fee each day that your stock in on loan.
PortfolioAnalyst, our online reporting and analysis interface, lets you analyze the performance of your account portfolio online by creating and saving customizable PDF reports based on a set of measurement criteria and optionally comparing the data to selected industry benchmarks.
Run and customize activity statements to view detailed information about your account activity, including positions, cash balances, transactions, and more.
Create statement templates called Flex Queries, which let you customize your activity data at the most granular level and download in XML or text format.
Save your statements in PDF or Excel format, or download them to a variety of third-party formats such as Quicken, Tradelog or CapTools.
Daily Margin Reports
Daily margin reports detail requirements by underlying.
Transaction Cost Analysis (TCA)
TCA tracks the quality of your orders’ transaction prices versus market conditions either at the time the orders were submitted or after the trade executes.
Tax Optimizer lets you change your tax lot-matching method to optimize your gains and losses.
Legal Name: Interactive Brokers LLC
Operational Since: 2004
Domiciled Country: United States
Headquarters City: Greenwich, CT
International Offices: Canada Australia Hong Kong United States UK
Regulation: NFA/CFTC/SEC(US) IIROC FCA(UK)
Monthly Volume In USD: Undisclosed
Number Of Liquidity Providers: Undisclosed
Managed Account Services: Yes
Markets/Instraments: Forex, Stocks, Indices, Futures, Options, Commodities, Energies, Bonds, ETFs
Parent/Subsidiary/Affiliations: Independant Broker
Broker Type: ECN
Account Types: Standard/Premium
MAM/PAMM Accounts: No
Min. Deposit: $3000 Standard/$10,000 ECN
Minimum lot size: 0.01
Max Leverage: 1:40
Spread type: Fixed
Execution Type: Market
Payment options: Bank Wire, Cheque
Withdrawal options: Same as Deposit
Accept US clients: Yes
Currency Pairs Total: 92
Trading platforms: FX-Trader Trader Workstation(TWS) Mobile
Commission Fees: $2/100k round turn
News Trading: Yes
Mirror/Social Trading: No
Hedging: Yes (non-US accounts)
Expert Advisors: Yes
Swap Free: No
API support: Yes
OCO Orders: Yes