Disclaimers

United States, Asia

Interactive Brokers LLC

Interactive Brokers LLC is a member of NYSE FINRA SIPC and is regulated in Hong Kong by the SFC and in Australia by ASIC (AFSL 245574, ARBN 091191141).

Hong Kong ( English|中文简体 )

Interactive Brokers Hong Kong Limited is regulated by the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission and is a member of the SEHK and the HKFE.


Canada

Interactive Brokers Canada Inc.

Interactive Brokers Canada Inc. is a member of the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) and Member - Canadian Investor Protection Fund. Interactive Brokers Canada Inc. is an execution-only dealer and does not provide investment advice or recommendations regarding the purchase or sale of any securities or derivatives.


United Kingdom

Interactive Brokers (U.K.) Limited

Interactive Brokers (U.K.) Limited is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. FCA Register Entry Number 208159. Products are only covered by the UK FSCS in limited circumstances.

Your account is cleared and carried by Interactive Brokers LLC and for certain limited products by Interactive Brokers (U.K.) Limited. Interactive Brokers LLC is regulated by the US SEC and CFTC and is a member of the SIPC (www.sipc.org) compensation scheme. Interactive Brokers (U.K.) Limited is authorised and regulated by the FCA and regulated products are covered by the UK FSCS.

Certain financial products are not suitable for all investors. Customers should read the relevant risk warnings before investing. Your capital is at risk and your losses may exceed the value of your original investment.


Interactive Brokers LLC Disclosures


  • Hedge Funds are highly speculative and investors may lose their entire investment.
  • Supporting documentation for any claims and statistical information will be provided upon request.
  • Any trading symbols displayed are for illustrative purposes only and are not intended to portray recommendations.
  • Past performance is not necessarily indicative of future results.

Commission or Margin Rate Survey:

Rates were obtained on September 6, 2017 from each firm's website, and are subject to change without notice. The IB equity and futures commission rates shown are the average of the client commissions for trades executed in August 2017 and are subject to minimums and maximums as shown on the IB 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. Services vary by firm.


Barron's Low Cost Broker for 16 Consecutive Years:

Low Cost Rated by Barron's 16 Years Straight - Low cost broker 2002 through 2017 according to Barron's online broker review. 2002 - 5 Stars, 2003 - 4.9 Stars, 2004 - 5 Stars, 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 - 4.5 stars, 2014 - 4.5 stars, 2015 - 4.5 stars, 2016 - 4.5 stars, 2017 - 4.5 stars. Interactive Brokers earned a 4.5 star ranking in the March 20, 2017 Barron's Annual Best Online Brokers - "One More Reason to Buy Online". Criteria included Trade Experience and Technology, Usability, Mobile, Range of Offerings, Research Amenities, Portfolio Analysis & Report, Customer Service, Education & Security, and Costs. Barron's is a registered trademark of Dow Jones & Co. Inc. For additional information, see ibkr.com/awards.


Lowest Margin Fees:

According to Barron's Online Broker Survey 2017: How They Stack Up, March 20, 2017. Lowest margin fees of any broker listed in Barron's survey of accounts having $100k or more in assets with margin rates of $10k, $25k, $50k and 100k balances.


Lowest Cost:

Barron's estimated a customer's monthly costs at each of the 16 brokers in the 2017 "Best Online Broker" ranking. Interactive Brokers was the lowest cost for the occasional trader.


Best Price Execution - IB's SmartRouting Advantage

IB SmartRoutingSM searches for the best firm stock, option, and combination prices available at the time of your order, and seeks to immediately execute your order electronically. For complete information see: ibkr.com/compare


Rated a Top Online Broker for the Seventh Consecutive Year!:

Interactive Brokers earned top ratings from Barron's for the past seven years with a 4.5 star rating. March 20, 2017, March 21, 2016, March 21, 2015, March 17, 2014, March 11, 2013, March 14, 2012 and March 14, 2011 Barron's Best Online Brokers. Criteria included Trading Experience and Technology, Usability, Mobile, Range of Offerings, Research Amenities, Portfolio Analysis & Report, Customer Service, Education & Security, and Costs. For additional information, see ibkr.com/awards. Barron's is a registered trademark of Dow Jones & Company, Inc.


Lower Your Costs to Maximize Your Return:

Lower investment costs will increase your overall return on investment, but lower costs do not guarantee that your investment will be profitable.


Largest eBroker / More Trades than any Other Broker:

Based on DARTs of US ebroker in Q1 2017.

  • IBKR = 657k
  • SCHW = 585K
  • AMTD = 517k
  • E*Trade = 207k

IB Groups S&P Ratings or Claims Regarding IB:

This advertisement is not an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy any security. Interactive Brokers does not provide investment advice.


FUTURES:

Futures are not suitable for all investors. The amount you may lose may be greater than your initial investment. Before trading futures, please read the CFTC Risk Disclosure. A copy and additional information are available at Interactivebrokers.com


MARGIN:

Trading on margin is only for sophisticated investors with high risk tolerance. You may lose more than your initial investment. For additional information regarding margin loan rates, see www.interactivebrokers.com/interest


OPTIONS:

Options involve risk and are not suitable for all investors. For more information read the "Characteristics and Risks of Standardized Options". For a copy, call 312 542-6901
Multiple leg strategies, including spreads, will incur multiple commission charges.


SECURITY FUTURES:

Security futures involve a high degree of risk and are not suitable for all investors. The amount you may lose may be greater than your initial investment. Before trading security futures, please read the Security Futures Risk Disclosure Statement. For a copy visit Interactivebrokers.com


OPTIONS AND FUTURES:

Options and Futures: 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. Copies of these disclosures are available at Interactivebrokers.com


FOREIGN EXCHANGE

There is a substantial risk of loss in foreign exchange trading. The settlement date of foreign exchange trades can vary due to time zone differences and bank holidays. When trading across foreign exchange markets, this may necessitate borrowing funds to settle foreign exchange trades. The interest rate on borrowed funds must be considered when computing the cost of trades across multiple markets.

Forex spreads as low as 1/2 PIP wide (plus a transparent low commission) - Trade Value * 0.2 basis point or less