Products Stock Trading


Trade Stocks and ETFs Globally from a Single Account

IBKR Advantage

  • $0 commissions, or low commissions with IB SmartRoutingSM
  • Trade stocks globally on 90+ market centers
  • Lowest financing rates in the industry
  • Professional trading platforms, order types, and tools
  • Transparent shortable inventory and pricing
  • Fractional Shares let you invest regardless of share price
  • “Fee waived” no transaction fee (NTF) program for ETFs
  • Earn extra income on your fully paid shares

$0 Commissions, or Low Commissions with IB SmartRoutingSM


IBKR Pro commissions range from USD 0.0005 to USD 0.0035 per share on stocks and ETFs, and include the IB SmartRoutingSM system, which provides $0.47 per 100 shares price improvement vs. the industry.1 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.



IBKR Lite commissions are $0 on US listed stocks and ETFs, with no account minimums and no inactivity fees.

Access to Global Markets

Trade stocks globally on
80+ market centers.

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Lowest Financing Rates in the Industry

IBKR charges margin loan rates1 from USD 0.75% to USD 1.57%

We offer the lowest margin loan interest rates of any broker, according to the 2021 online broker review.

Click below to calculate your own sample margin loan interest rate.

Professional Trading Platforms, Order Types, and Tools

Stocks ETFs trading platform

Trading Platforms

Powerful, award-winning trading platforms and tools for managing your portfolio. Available on desktop, mobile, and web.

Order Types and Algos

100+ order types – from limit orders to complex algorithmic trading – help you execute any trading strategy.

Trading Tools

Use a full suite of professional trading tools to help make better decisions and manage your portfolio. Spot market opportunities with Advanced Market Scanners and analyze your portfolio with Risk Navigator.

Fundamentals Explorer

Fundamentals Explorer provides comprehensive, worldwide fundamentals data on over 30k companies, shows more than 300 data points per company, has more than 80 sources for newswires and reports and features 5.5k+ analyst ratings from TipRanks.

Sustainable Investing

Align your investments with what you care about most. Use the Impact Dashboard to identify and invest in companies that share your values, and use ESG scores from Refinitiv to make investment decisions based on more than just financial factors.

Short stock search results

Transparent Shortable Inventory
and Pricing

Short Securities Availability

The Shortable Instruments (SLB) Search tool is a fully electronic, self service utility that lets you search for availability of shortable securities from within Client Portal.

Short stock search results
Pick Your
Pick Your
$ Amount
Share Price1 Number of Shares
NFLX $25 $344.76 0.0725
TSLA $25 $172.08 0.1453
GOOG $25 $116.90 0.2139
AMZN $25 $112.18 0.2229
$100 Stock Portfolio

Any trading symbols displayed are for illustrative purposes only and are not intended to portray recommendations.
[1] Share prices as of June 16, 2023.

Fractional Shares Let You Invest
Regardless of Share Price

Fractional Trading

Buy or sell almost any US stock using fractional shares, which are stock units that amount to less than one full share, by placing an order for a specific dollar amount rather than quantity of shares.

Stock Yield Enhancement Program

Earn Extra Income on Your
Fully Paid Shares

Stock Yield Enhancement Program

Earn extra income on your fully paid shares. IBKR borrows your shares to lend to traders who want to short and are willing to pay interest to borrow the shares. You are paid interest each day shares are on loan and retain the ability to trade your loaned stock without restrictions.

Stock Yield Enhancement Program
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Stock and ETF trading at IBKR

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  1. According to Online Broker Survey 2023: Read the full article Online Broker Reviews, May 18, 2023. "Professionals can take advantage of industry-leading commissions, including the lowest margin rates across all balance tiers."