IBKR offers the lowest commissions and access to stocks, options, futures, currencies, bonds and funds from a single unified platform. If an exchange provides a rebate, we pass some or all of the savings directly back to you.*
We offer the lowest margin loan rates of any broker, according to the StockBrokers.com 2022 online broker review. Click below to calculate your own sample margin loan interest rate.
Earn extra income on the fully-paid shares of stock held in your account. IBKR borrows your shares to lend to traders who want to short and are willing to pay interest to borrow the shares. Each day shares are on loan you are paid interest while retaining the ability to trade your loaned stock without restrictions.
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Lower investment costs will increase your overall return on investment, but lower costs do not guarantee that your investment will be profitable.
Interactive Brokers strives to provide the best deal on bonds by passing through to our clients the highest of all bids and lowest of all offers we receive from the electronic venues we access. We do not widen spreads, apply hidden fees or markup quotes.
Powerful, award-winning trading platforms and tools for managing client assets. Available on desktop, mobile, web and API.
100+ order types – from limit orders to complex algorithmic trading – help you execute any trading strategy.
Our proprietary API and FIX CTCI solutions let institutions create their own automated, rules-based trading system that takes advantage of our high-speed order routing and broad market depth.
Understand risk vs. returns with real-time market risk management and monitoring that provides a comprehensive measure of risk exposure across multiple asset classes around the world.
Buy or sell any eligible US or European stocks/ETFs using fractional shares, which are stock units that amount to less than one full share, or by placing an order for a specific purchase price rather than quantity of shares.
Spot market opportunities, analyze results, manage your account and make informed decisions with our free advanced trading tools.
Run and customize activity statements to view detailed information about your account activity, including positions, cash balances, transactions, and more.Learn 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.Learn More
Save your statements in PDF or Excel format, or download them to a variety of third-party formats such as Quicken, Tradelog or CapTools.Learn More
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.Learn More
*Interactive Brokers Group and its affiliates. For additional information view our Investors Relations - Earnings Release section by clicking here.
Take one of our courses to explore stocks, options, futures and currency trading, or get up to speed quickly on Trader Workstation and TWS online trading tools with one of our interactive tours.
Traders' Insight is a key resource for market participants seeking timely commentary directly from industry professionals on the front lines of today's fast-moving markets.
More Quants and finance professionals will find the latest news and sample code for data science and trading using Python, R, and other programming languages at the IBKR Quant Blog.
We offer an extensive program of free trader webinars. Watch, listen, and ask questions from your home or office computer as our webinar instructors clearly describe our technology, trading, and markets around the world. Our webinars are also recorded so if you can't attend a live webinar, you can experience it on demand at your own convenience.
Must be 21 or older to open a margin account, 18 or older to open a cash account.
Accounts are accepted from citizens or residents of all countries except citizens or residents of those countries or regions that are on the sanction list of the US Office of Foreign Asset Controls or similar lists, or other countries determined to be higher risk. Click here for a list of available countries.
Please note that monthly activity and other minimum fees may apply.