Actively buy and hold stocks. Invest for capital appreciation or dividend income. Focus on large-cap, mid-cap or small-cap company shares. Target domestic or international opportunities. Our equity trading strategies will take you wherever you want to go.
Pay Less, Trade More
Put more of your investment capital to work and less to paying brokerage fees with our industry-low equity commission structure and revenue sharing programs. The result is potentially higher returns.
- Trade stocks for as low as $0.005 per US share, all-in.
- Capture best price execution., with costs around 8 cents per $1,000, all-in.
- Generate income on your fully held shares by lending them to other traders via our Stock Yield Enhancement Program.
One World, One Account
Buy and sell stocks and other securities in 135 markets in 33 countries, all from a single account.
- Stay connected to global securities markets, 24 hours a day, 6 days a week.
- Convert currencies for international stock trading at rates that are among the most competitive in the online brokerage industry.
- Trade and multiple foreign denominated assets from one account.
Multiple Trading Platforms
Trader Workstation (TWS) is the engine driving our securities trading operation, and it is accessible across a number of platforms: Desktop, Mobile (iOS and Android) and on the Web.
- Desktop – Our flagship platform designed for active traders and investors who trade multiple products.
- Mobile – For on-the-go traders and investors who need to stay connected.
- IB WebTrader – Our comprehensive web-based trading platform that is firewall compatible.
Industry-Leading Trading Tools
Our suite of trading tools provide investors with a wide variety of solutions to improve
efficiency and lower transaction costs:
- The Trader Workstation platform is a powerful and flexible tool for the active trader. The Mosaic interface provides intuitive out-of-the-box usability with quick and easy access to comprehensive portfolio tools all in a single, customizable workspace.
- Our robust suite of Order Types and Algos provides advanced trading functionality to help you speed execution, limit risk and improve overall costs.
- Our SmartRoutingSM software continually scans competing markets and automatically routes orders directly to the best ECN or market center. Not only taking price into account but also factors such as the availability of automatic order execution.
- Our suite of Option Labs offers support to help you discover and implement optimal options trading strategies. With our Probability Lab, Option Strategy Lab and OptionsTrader tools, you can create simple or complex multi-leg option orders based on your own price and volatility forecast.