What You’ll Get
Interactive Brokers Individual Accounts provides with electronic access to stocks, options, futures, forex, bonds, CFDs and funds on over 100 market destinations in 19 countries. Individuals are able to use the same broker and technology used by many professionals such as professional advisors, money managers, registered brokers & FCMs, proprietary (prop) trading groups, hedge funds, and mutual funds.
Individual account types include individual accounts, joint accounts, IRAs, trusts, friends and family groups (i.e. investment clubs), and small business accounts. Trade assets denominated in multiple currencies from a single IB Universal Account. Get access to market data 24 hours a day and seven days a week keeps you connected to all global markets.
Global Offerings: Learn about our global offerings in products and exchanges around the world.
Sophisticated TWS trading tools such as OptionTrader, FXTrader, BookTrader and Accumulate/Distribute provide product-specific order modules to accommodate any trading needs.
Advanced algo tools and order types help individual traders manage multiple large volume orders simultaneously and get the best execution.
Market-maker designed Trader Workstation (TWS) optimizes your trading speed with a single multi-product spreadsheet interface offering real-time streaming quotes and quick click order entry.
Ideal environment for all types of traders:
Traders who prefer a clean and simple interface can use our HTML-based WebTrader, which makes it easy to view market data, submit orders, and monitor your account and executions.
Traders who require more sophisticated trading tools can use our market maker-designed Trader Workstation (TWS), which optimizes your trading speed and efficiency with an easy-to-use spreadsheet interface, support for more than 50 order types, task-specific trading tools for all trading styles, and real-time account balance and activity monitoring.
Traders on-the-go can use one of our mobile solutions, including mobileTWS for iPhoneTM, TWS for Blackberry® and MobileTrader.
Advanced Trading Tools
Trader Workstation gives you access to a variety of advanced trading tools that support more than 50 order types and algos to accommodate the needs of all traders and all strategies, including:
Accumulate/Distribute Algo – Minimize market impact for large orders by slicing the order into increments and buying or selling over time at pre-defined, randomized time intervals.
TWS ScaleTrader – Execute large volume orders while minimizing the effects of increasingly deteriorating prices.
OptionTrader – View data and manage options orders from a single customizable screen.
FXTrader – Trade FOREX markets from an optimized trading interface.
IB SmartRoutingSM is designed to search for the best price available at the time of your order, and to route and re-route all or parts of your order to achieve optimal execution.
For combination orders routed via SmartRouting, IB undertakes the risk of partial executions.
In the case of an exchange malfunction, IB SmartRouting AutorecoverySM re-routes options orders and
IB undertakes the risk of double executions.
choose Flat Rate or Cost Plus pricing structures to enjoy the lowest cost, based on their trading activity.
Portfolio Margin Accounts with real-time risk management can provide increased leverage with greater safety.
Real-time margin system continuously enforces limits on an account-by-account basis, and allows customers to monitor their margin cushion directly in TWS.
TWS provides sophisticated portfolio risk management via the IB Risk NavigatorSM, which is free to IB customers.
Customizable activity statements can be viewed as PDFs or in HTML format, and can be downloaded into a variety of third-party software, such as Quicken or MS Excel.
Flexible download files available in text or XML format.
Daily margin reports detail requirements by underlying.
Custom reporting for advisors and brokers including advisor fee cap, daily client balances and performance, and broker exception reports.
Continue to learn and expand your knowledge at our comprehensive Education Center.
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