Trade Futures and Future Options

US Commission Rates Comparison 1
 
 
1 E-Mini S&P 500 Future
 
Interactive Brokers
$0.85
 
E-Trade
$2.99
 
Fidelity
N/A
 
optionsXpress
$3.50
 
Schwab
N/A
 
TD Ameritrade
$2.25
 
thinkorswim
$2.25
 
 
Interactive Brokers has lower commission rates for larger volumes and comparable rates worldwide.
Interactive Brokers
69%
lower than our competitors

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Barron's 4.5 Stars
Rated Best Online Broker - 2014
Best for International Traders
Best for Frequent Traders
Low Cost for 10th Year in a Row 2

Interactive Brokers offers two simple, low cost pricing plans for US Futures and Futures Options.


FIXED Pricing TIERED Pricing
USD 0.85 per contract
plus exchange, regulatory and clearing fees
USD 0.25 - 0.85 per contract
based on monthly trading volume, plus exchange, regulatory and carrying fees

Futures, Commodities & Future Options Offered on Over 35 Market Centers Worldwide


North America

United States

 

Canada

Mexico

Europe

Belgium

France

Germany

Italy

Netherlands

Norway

Spain

Sweden

Switzerland

United Kingdom

 
 

Asia - Pacific

Australia

Hong Kong

India

Japan

Singapore

South Korea

 
 
  1. Rates were obtained on January 6, 2015 from each firm's website. Some of the firms listed may have additional fees and some firms may reduce or waive commissions or fees, depending on account activity or total account value. Supporting documentation for any claims and statistical information will be provided upon request.
  2. Interactive Brokers earned a 4.5 star ranking in the March 17, 2014 Barron's Annual Best Online Brokers. *Low Cost Rated by Barron's 10 Years Straight - Low cost broker 2005 through 2012 according to Barron's online broker review. 2005 - 5 Stars, 2006 - 5 Stars, 2007 - 4.8 Stars, 2008 - 4.5 Stars, 2009 - 4.5 Stars, 2010 - 4.2 stars, 2011 - 4.5 stars, 2012 - 4.3 Stars, 2013 - 4.3 Stars. When All Screens Lead to the Bull - March 17, 2014, Barron's ranked Interactive Brokers with a 4.5 star rating for cost. Criteria included Trade Experience and Technology, Usability, Mobile, Range of Offerings, Research Amenities, Portfolio Analysis & Report, Customer Service & Education, and Costs.

Options and Futures are not suitable for all investors. The amount you may lose may be greater than your initial investment. Before trading options read the "Characteristics and Risks of Standardized Options". Before trading futures, please read the CFTC Risk Disclosure. For a copy of either disclosure, call (203) 618-5800.

Before trading futures, please read the CFTC Risk Disclosure. For a copy of either disclosure, call (203) 618-5800.

Any trading symbols displayed are for illustrative purposes only and are not intended to portray a recommendation.

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