Interactive Brokers

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Interactive Brokers offers traders many advantages in its products, services, technology and trading tools.
This page provides access to a series of brief highlights of all of our offerings.
Learn more by selecting a category below, then opening specific pages of interest.



Application Program Interface (API)

Application Program Interface
Our proprietary APIs let you create an automated rule-based trading system that takes advantage of IB's high-speed order routing functionality ...


FIX CTCI

FIX CTCI
IB's FIX CTCI is an industry standard FIX solution for customers who can support a FIX Computer-to-Computer Interface (CTCI) infrastructure ...


Mobile Solutions

Mobile Solutions
IB provides a family of mobile solutions that allow you to trade your IB account on the go from just about any mobile device ...


WebTrader

WebTrader
For our customers who prefer a less complicated trading environment, IB offers the HTML-based WebTrader as an alternative to ...


IB Order Management System (OMS)

IB Order Management System
IB's Order Management System makes it easy to submit, stage, manage and track client orders whether they are received ...


Trader Workstation (TWS)

Trader Workstation
Optimize your trading speed and efficiency with our market-maker designed Trader Workstation (TWS). Trade stocks, options, futures ...




TWS ArbTrader

TWS ArbTrader
Take advantage of arbitrage opportunities (when companies are subject to takeovers or mergers) using IB's ArbTrader window ...


TWS BasketTrader

TWS BasketTrader
BasketTrader gives you the ability to trade a basket of individual underlying components as a package, and save it for trading at any time ...


TWS BookTrader

TWS BookTrader
Create an order at any price, including the best bid and ask, with a single click in the TWS BookTrader. Trader Workstation's BookTrader lets you ...


TWS Charts

TWS Charts
Trader Workstation's real-time charts put powerful and flexible technical analytics at your fingertips. TWS real-time charts offer traders ...


TWS Combination Orders

TWS Combination Orders
Quickly and easily create combination orders using Trader Workstation's Combo Selection tool. Trader Workstation lets you define ...


TWS FXTrader

TWS FXTrader
The FXTrader provides a trading interface optimized for Forex traders, with all the tools you need to trade the forex markets ...


TWS Integrated Stock Window (ISW)

TWS Integrated Stock Window
The ISW is a customizable stock-management interface that combines Level I and Level II market data, real-time charting, rapid order ...


TWS Market Depth

TWS Market Depth
Take a closer look at market liquidity with Trader Workstation Market Depth. Trader Workstation's aggregated Market Depth window lets you ...


TWS Model Portfolio

TWS Model Portfolio
A Model Portfolio is an advisor-constructed group of financial instruments similar to a mutual fund that the advisor ...


TWS OptionPortfolio

TWS OptionPortfolio
Use the TWS OptionPortfolio algorithm to help you adjust the risk profile of your portfolio by any of the Greek risk dimensions ...


TWS OptionTrader

TWS OptionTrader
See how this integrated suite of option tools allows you to view data and manage options orders from a single customizable screen ...


TWS Pre-Trade Allocations

TWS Pre-Trade Allocations
Professional Advisors and Investment Managers use IB's Pre-Trade Allocations to allocate block trades to multiple client accounts ...


TWS Rebalance Portfolio

TWS PortfolioTrader
Allocate your assets to effectively manage risk using TWS Rebalance Portfolio. Trader Workstation's Rebalance Portfolio ...


TWS ScaleTrader

TWS ScaleTrader
The TWS ScaleTrader is a flexible, automated trading algorithm that lets you scale into a large position without being subject to increasingly ...


TWS SpreadTrader

TWS SpreadTrader
Managing futures spreads has never been easier. SpreadTrader helps you quickly and easily manage futures spreads from a single screen ...


TWS Yield Optimizer

TWS Yield Optimizer
Use Yield Optimizer to compare borrow rates on hard-to-borrow stocks before you sell short. Use the TWS Yield Optimizer to compare ...


   


Bonds

Bonds
Interactive Brokers offers electronic access to US corporate bonds, US government securities, US Municipal bonds, fixed income futures ...


Contracts For Difference (CFDs)

Contracts For Difference
Non-US and non-Canadian customers have electronic access to IB UK CFDs (Contracts for Difference), an OTC product ...


Exchange for Physical (EFPs)

Exchange for Physical
An Exchange for Physical (EFP) is a transaction in which you sell stock and buy it back for future delivery by buying a Single Stock Future (SSF) ...


Exchange-Traded Funds (ETFs)

Exchange-Traded Funds
An Exchange-Traded Fund (ETF) is a group of securities designed to track a corresponding index. IB customers can diversify their portfolios ...


Forex

Forex
IB offer FX traders direct access to interbank prices for both large FX orders with a 25,000 USD (or equivalent) minimum, and smaller orders ...


Global Futures & FOPs

Global Futures and FOPs
Professional futures, commodities and future options traders choose Interactive Brokers for their trading needs because of the breadth of product ...


Metals

Metals
Trading IB Spot Gold and IB Spot Silver gives you access to the London bullion market, which is the center for the international over-the-counter ...


Mutual Funds

Mutual Funds
As a service to individuals and advisors, we provide a selection of no-load mutual funds. Because of our direct, low cost policy ...


Options

Options
Interactive Brokers has its roots in options trading going back 33 years. Our sophisticated trading technology is built by professionals ...


Spreads and Combinations

Spread and Combinations
Professional traders require the ability to trade spreads and combinations to reduce risk and potentially increase income ...


Stocks

Stocks
Trade stocks on over 30 market centers worldwide, from a single screen. Electronic short list shows real-time availability ...


 


Account Management

Account Management
IB's Account Management system lets you configure and manage your IB account from a single window, and gives you convenient ...


Corporate Actions

Corporate Actions
IB provides all of the tools you need to understand and participate in corporate actions. A dedicated page in the Customer Message Center ...


IB Custody Accounts

IB Custody Accounts
IB Custody Accounts accomodate institutions who want to trade through IB but are prohibited from depositing collateral with a broker/dealer ...


IB Stock Yield Enhancement Program

IB Stock Yield Enhancement Program
You can earn extra income on the fully-paid shares of stock held in your account by joining ...


IB Universal Account

IB Universal Account
Interactive Brokers' Universal Account allows you to trade multiple products around the world from a single account. You can trade stocks ...


Institutional Accounts

Institutional Accounts
Interactive Brokers offers a multitude of customer account structures, each of which meets the specific needs of institutions. All of our ...


Institutional Services

Institutional Services
Interactive Brokers gives institutional customers the flexibility to execute and/or clear trades on our platform or with numerous third-party brokers ...


Linked Accounts

Linked Accounts
Interactive Brokers lets individual, family, and small business account holders link multiple accounts together under a single username and password ...


PaperTrader

PaperTrader
Practice your trading skills in a simulated environment with IB's PaperTrader. If you currently have an IB account, you can ...


Post Trade Allocations

Post Trade Allocations
Quickly allocate U.S. stock and option orders post-trade using IB's intuitive web-based Post Trade Allocation tool. The PTA window lists all the ...


Prime Broker Services

Prime Broker Services
For the past 33 years Interactive Brokers has focused on applying technology to every part of the trading and settlement process ...


Short Stock Availability

Short Stock Availability Tool
The Short Stock Availability Tool, part of Interactive Brokers' Stock Lending and Borrowing (SLB) system, is a fully electronic, self service ...


Soft Dollars

Soft Dollars
Soft dollars are brokerage commissions that are used to purchase those research products and services that support your business ...


Stock Borrow/Loan

Stock Borrow/Loan
IB now offers electronic market access to AQS®, the first automated, centrally-cleared electronic marketplace for transactions ...


Trade Desks

Trade Desks
IB offers broker-assisted trading through our Options, US Corporate Bond and US Municipal Bond Trade Desks. Broker assisted trading is ...


User Access Rights

User Access Rights
Our robust User Access Rights system lets you match your IB account access to the controls that you've set up in your own organization ...


Hedge Fund Investing
Through Your IB Account

Hedge Fund Investing Through Your IB Account
Interactive Brokers customers who are Accredited Investors or Qualified Purchasers under SEC rules can view information about ...


Hedge Fund Capital
Introduction Program

Hedge Fund Capital Introduction Program
Interactive Brokers' Hedge Fund Capital Introduction Program is an online version of a traditional Capital Introduction program ...




CAM

Customer Activity Monitor
The IB Customer Activity Monitor (CAM) helps professional advisors and brokers quickly find and view all client activities ...


Portfolio Analyst

PortfolioAnalyst
PortfolioAnalyst lets you quickly and efficiently analyze the performance of your account portfolio by creating and saving HTML reports ...


Statements & Reports

Statements and Reports
Activity Statements contain information about your account activity, including position and cash balances and transactions ...


Tax Optimizer

Tax Optimizer
With recent changes in IRS tax reporting rules, managing your gains and losses for tax purposes has never been more important ...


   


Accumulate/Distribute

Accumulate/Distribute Algo
By slicing your large order into smaller, non-uniform increments and releasing them at random intervals over time, the Accumulate/Distribute algo ...


Order Types

Order Types
Trader Workstation (TWS) supports over 50 order types, from the the most basic limit order to the most complex ...


ScaleTrader

TWS ScaleTrader
The TWS ScaleTrader is a flexible, automated trading algorithm that lets you scale into a large position without being subject to increasingly ...




SmartRouting

SmartRouting
The Smartest traders use IB SmartRouting. IB SmartRouting searches for the best firm stock, option, and combination prices available ...




Credit Manager

Credit Manager
Interactive Brokers' real-time Credit Manager is an advanced risk management technology that works behind the scenes to manage risk ...


Portfolio Margin

Portfolio Margin
For decades, margin requirements for securities accounts have been calculated under US Federal Regulation T (Reg T). Reg T margin ...


Realtime Activity Monitoring

RealTime Activity Monitoring
Real-time activity monitoring includes both current market information on your portfolio positions and real-time margin reporting ...


Risk Navigator

IB Risk Navigator
The IB Risk Navigator is a real-time market-risk management platform that provides a comprehensive measure of risk exposure ...




IBIS - Interactive Brokers Information System

Interactive Brokers Information System
The Interactive Brokers Information System (IBIS) is a comprehensive news and fundamentals ...


Market Scanners

TWS Market Scanners
The TWS Market Scanners allow you to quickly and easily scan global markets for the top performing contracts, including stocks, options ...


Technical Analytics

Technical Analytics
IB Technical Analytics includes real-time charting tools and market scanners that let you view and filter data to react quickly to market activity ...