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.

Features

Global OfferingsLearn about our global offerings in products and exchanges around the world.

Superior Trading Technology

  • 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.

Multiple Trading Platforms

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.

Best Execution

  • 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.

Low Cost

  • 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.

Risk Management & Control:

  • 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.

Comprehensive Reporting

  • 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.

Education Center

  • Continue to learn and expand your knowledge at our comprehensive Education Center.
  • Participate in free live webinars, try our interactive tours, and download useful gadgets and widgets.

HighlightsBrowse all of our offerings from a single convenient page to learn more about the advantages we offer to traders.

Strength & SecurityLearn about our dedication to keeping your account safe and secure.

 

 

☆ Collect

Advanced 5 Users Collected

Product Category

Product Details

Market Merchandise: Bond,

Download Our Free eBook

25 Stock Market Indicators To Know

And subscribe to our MarketHeist Guides newsletter!

Resources To Use

Tools, products, and resources for use with this product.

Referenced By

These articles, videos, and lessons.

Free Brokers, Software, & Tools to Start.

Start with Brokers that have free accounts and professional grade software. Software that's the same whether you're practicing with fake money or trading real money.

Submit a Service

Profile Photo

TD Ameritrade Online Broker

With free thinkorswim, Trade Architect, & mobile software. Practice with virtual money. Invest and trade in stocks, ETFs, mutual funds, bonds, options, futures, and forex. No minimum and no maintenance fees. $0 to start.

☆ Collect Launch

Profile Photo

tradeMONSTER Online Broker

Free browser & mobile software. Easy to use technology including strategySeek and paperTRADE. Invest and trade in stocks, ETFs, mutual funds, bonds, and options. No minimum and no maintenance fees. $0 to start.

☆ Collect Launch

Profile Photo

optionsXpress Online Broker

optionsXpress offers an innovative suite of online brokerage services for investor education, strategy evaluation and trade execution. No minimum requirements.

☆ Collect Launch

Learn The Business. Take A Course.

What is the market and how it works
Finding Opportunities (with Technical Analysis & Fundamental Analysis)
Planning & Safety (with strategies to make smart decisions.)
Plan Execution: Buying & Selling

Submit a Service

Learn Stocks

Profile Photo

Investools Investing Foundations Program

Get trained in the foundations of the stock market and stock trading with two courses, a wealth of easy-to-use tools, and top-tier coaching support, in the program that helps you start managing your own portfolio. In the Investing Foundation Program, you’ll enjoy live and online workshops that can help you quickly overcome fears and learn […]

☆ Collect Launch

Learn Options

Profile Photo

OptionsAnimal Apprentice Options Education Program

Description Build your knowledge from the ground up. Understand key concepts and learn the basic spread trades that will give you a foundation to trade successfully. Learn how to properly structure a trade using the Protective Put, Covered Call, Collar Trade as well as applying the Straddle/Strangle. Trade Adjustment Spread Trades OptionsAnimal Trader Professional Program […]

☆ Collect Launch

Learn Futures

Profile Photo

OpenTrader Professional Training Program

The industry’s only training program built by professional full-time traders. You used to have to get hired by a professional trading firm to get world-class training. Not anymore. If you’ve been a losing trader, getting beaten down by the market again and again, low on confidence and full of doubt, things are about to change […]

☆ Collect Launch

On-The-Job Training. Earn While Learning.

Follow Live Trades, Step By Step
Detailed Trade and Market Analysis
Explanations of Strategies and Tactics
Questions Answered in Webcasts & Chatrooms
Learn by Copying The Pros At Every Step

Submit a Service

Learn Stocks

Profile Photo

Mish’s Market Minute Premium Stock Picks Video Subscription

Live-in-the-market instruction showing you how to trade in the afternoon the choice stock and ETF picks vetted by MarketGauge’s tools earlier in the day. Video up to 15 minutes: 4 times a week (M/T/W/Th) by 1:30PM ET $124.97/month Includes ETF Monitor & Nuggets List Private real-time Twitter Alerts 2 week FREE trial Learn as Mish: […]

☆ Collect Launch

Learn Options

Profile Photo

stockguy22 Live Trading & Education for Part Time Traders

What You’ll Get Learn stocks and options trading at your own pace from a group of full time traders dedicated to teaching through live trading, education, and mentoring.  See how trading is done methodologically as an occupation on a daily basis, from beginning to end.  Start with the daily in-depth analysis of stocks, the overall […]

☆ Collect Launch

Learn Futures

Profile Photo

Emini Wizard Trading System & Live Trading Chat Room

Thanks for considering The Emini Wizard System: This system is available for purchase for people who want to make a one time investment for the entire program. You get: Access to the Member’s website Spreadsheets Common plays Special plays Trade logic explained Chart patterns Chart settings we prefer Separate active chat area (30 days free […]

☆ Collect Launch

Some Partners We've Worked With

  • Download Our Free eBook

    25 Stock Market Indicators To Know

    And subscribe to our MarketHeist Guides newsletter!