No Maintenance Fees

No Account Minimums

Stocks & Equities

$7.5

Mutual Funds

$15

Broker Assisted Trading

$15

Options Trade

$12.5

Per Options Contract

$0.5

Futures Contracts

$1.5

tradeMONSTER is an online broker that allows for individuals to trade stocks, options, ETFs, mutual funds, and bonds. Launched on October 28, 2008, tradeMONSTER features many innovations for an online broker. In particular, unlike other platforms that require software download for full access of the trading platform, tradeMONSTER's platform is completely browser-based. This allows customers to trade from any computer with an internet connection. Trading simulations are free and in real-time with paperTRADE. If you want to make trades with real money, a $2000 minimum is required to start. tradeMONSTER offers several account types: individual and joint accounts, custodial and trust accounts, corporate and group accounts, and IRAs.

tradeMONSTER integrates a comprehensive, systematic investment process with its powerful online platform of easy−to−use, professional−grade tools. All of this is supported by a depth of educational resources and customer service. Our unique service is intended for the proactive investor who is looking for a disciplined approach and high value for a low price. tradeMONSTER, a subsidiary of optionMONSTER ® Holdings, Inc., was co−founded by Jon Najarian, Pete Najarian, and Dirk Mueller − professional traders and investment industry experts.

The platform features a list of patent-pending tools unique to tradeMONSTER. There are built-in help and guides throughout the platform. Also, the you'll receive an extensive library full of free articles as well as access to live events and webinars.

Platform Features

strategySEEK™

strategySEEK™

strategySEEK takes you from symbol to strategy in 3 easy steps. Simply input your forecasts and risk priorities and strategySEEK will scan thousands of option strategies for the ones most appropriate to your criteria. With one click navigation you can then analyze, alter or trade any of the suggested ideas. Learn More

Spectral Analysis

tradeLAB™ - Spectral Analysis

Analyze strategies using the power of visualization. Our patent pending technology includes a color-gradient Spectral Map lets you visualize how your option strategy experiences profits and losses between the current day and option expiration for any path the underlying might take. Click any point on the Spectral Map and get a Spectral Slice to see more detail, including the probability of the underlying being in various price ranges, risk metrics and much more! Learn More

Snapshot Analysis

tradeLAB™ - Snapshot Analysis

Before you trade an option strategy, you´ll want to assess your risk vs. your reward. Snapshot Analysis let´s you do this in one click. You´ll see in a single screen your risk/reward ratio, key probabilities such as probability for any profit, a risk profile graph, key data such as the date of the next earnings announcement and more. Snapshot Analysis is part of tradeLAB™, tradeMONSTER's proprietary set of analytic tools.

Detachable Windows

Detachable Windows

Get more market monitoring capability with detachable charts and watchlists. Set up your trading platform to take advantage of wide screen monitors or multi-monitor setups. Create a professional-style layout without losing the convenience of our browser-based platform. Plus, we´ll automatically save your configuration. When you login, you´ll be able to choose your multi-window setup or the standard single window setup. Experience the power and convenience of detachable windows. Learn More

Twitter Integratio

Twitter Integration

Get more information at your fingertips because tradeMONSTER is now fully integrated with Twitter! Link your Twitter and tradeMONSTER accounts so you can tweet your trades. Twitter posts have been fully integrated into our News feed so you can learn more about specific stocks by reading other trader´s tweets or posting your own. Reply directly to a specific twitter address or post a comment directly to twitter, all with one click of the mouse.

Exit PLAN

Exit Plan™

Exit Plan™ was designed to help you understand what exits are available in any given trade and creates exit strategies that will help minimize potential losses and lock in potential gains. Use Exit Plan™ to select trades you´d like to manage, set exits based on time horizon, profit target, or stop loss & monitor exit points with on-screen messages and email alerts.

Portfolio Analysis

Portfolio Analysis

Portfolio Analysis lets you assess risk characteristics or "exposure" of the equity and equity option portions of your portfolio, view the risk profile of the equity and equity option portion of your entire portfolio and perform "what-if" analysis on the equity and equity option portion of your portfolio to see the mathematical response to hypothetical future market moves.

paperTRADE

paperTRADE™

Practice investing without risking your hard-earned dough. Open a tradeMONSTER account to virtually trade stocks, options, covered calls, iron condors and other simple or complex option strategies through your paperTRADE account. Learn More

Create Custom Spreads - SpreadMAKER™

spreadMAKER™
An innovative trading tool that allows you to build option spread trades quickly, efficiently, and easily. You can build different spreads using drop-down boxes, available expiration dates, and strike prices. When building a trade, the risk graph is instantly updated to show you your expected profit or loss, based on the possible future price changes of the underlying stock.

Trade Adjustments

adjustTRADE™

adjustTRADE™ is a tool that assists you in creating an adjustment for a strategy, including simply closing the strategy. Once you select the action you would like to take from a choice of adjustment goals, and adjustTRADE™ shows you a way to accomplish it. You may edit the adjustment shown or proceed to create an order with one click of a button.

Spread Pricing for Risk Profile

Spread Pricing in Option Chains

Change the expirations, width or wingspan to customize your spread views and the option chains will recalculate instantly. The NBBO bid/ask is shown as well as the midpoint. And you´re always one click from a trade ticket.

Online Trading Simulator

Trade Simulation

The Trade Simulator allows you to use your current portfolio and simulate the effect of adding a "fake" stock or option position. This educational tool allows you to practice new strategies with your existing portfolio.

Streaming Stock Quotes on Demand

FREE Real-Time Streaming Quotes & Charts

A quote isn´t really real-time unless it´s moving! tradeMONSTER quotes are always streaming, always real-time. Watchlists, charts, action windows, analytics, option chains, and trade tickets ALL stream, any time the US equity markets are open.

Stock Analysis

Professional Grade Market Analysis

Take your investing to the next level using our advanced propriety analysis report cards. Enter a stock symbol and get key fundamental data at-a-glance in one screen. Then drill down for more detailed information including financial performance, earnings growth, dividends, analyst ratings and similar stocks.

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Market Merchandise: Cash, Bond, Mutual Fund, ETN (Exchange Traded Notes), ETF (Exchange Traded Fund), Futures, Options, Stock,
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