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Rated a Top Online Broker1 for the Seventh Consecutive Year by Barron's 2017

For 43 years the IB Group2 has been building electronic access trading technology that delivers real advantages to traders, investors and institutions worldwide. Interactive Brokers Group and its affiliates' equity capital exceeds $10.01 billion.3 We are the largest US electronic broker based on daily average revenue trades executing 2,260,000 trades per day.4 Discover some of the reasons why professional traders and investors choose IB.

  1. Interactive Brokers was awarded top rating for the eighth consecutive year, earning 4.6 stars according to 2018 Barron's Annual Best Online Brokers - “All Together Now” - March 26, 2018 in the Cost category. Barron's is a registered trademark of Dow Jones & Company, Inc.
  2. Includes Interactive Brokers Group and predecessor companies.
  3. Includes Interactive Brokers Group and its affiliates.
  4. Third Quarter 2021 Results

Lowest Cost*

Our transparent, low commissions and financing rates, support for best price execution, and higher interest paid minimize your costs to help you maximize your returns.

Generate Higher Returns

IBKR offers lower commissions, no ticket charges, no minimums, no technology, software, platform or reporting fees, low financing rates and competitive interest paid on idle cash balances.

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Support for Best
Price Execution

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 Pro clients received a net US dollar price improvement of $0.43 per 100 shares vs. the industry bid / offer.

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Lowest Margin
Rates

We offer the lowest margin loan interest rates of any broker, according to the Barron's 2019 online broker review. Click below to calculate your own sample margin loan interest rate.

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Stock Yield
Enhancement Program

Earn income on your fully-paid stock shares in our Stock Yield Enhancement Program. The program lets us borrow your shares in exchange for cash collateral, and then lend the shares to traders who are willing to pay a fee to borrow them. You will be paid a loan fee each day that your stock is on loan.

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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.

Rated Low Cost Online Broker 16 years in a row5
& Lowest Margin Fees6 by Barrons


Rated Lowest Margin Fees1 by StockBrokers.com


Margin rates as low as 0.75% Learn More

US Margin Loan Rates Comparison2

$ 25K $ 300K $ 1.5M $ 3.5M
Interactive Brokers
E-Trade
Fidelity
Schwab
TD Ameritrade

Each firm's information reflects the standard online margin loan rates obtained from their respective websites. Competitor rates and offers subject to change without notice. Services vary by firm.

Margin borrowing is only for experienced investors with high risk tolerance.
You may lose more than your initial investment.

Notes:

  1. According to StockBrokers.com Online Broker Survey 2021: Read the full article Online Broker Reviews, January 18, 2021. "Professionals can take advantage of industry-leading commissions, including the lowest margin rates across all balance tiers".
  2. Annual Percentage Rate (APR) on USD margin loan balances for IBKR Pro as of 2/01/2021. Interactive Brokers calculates the interest charged on margin loans using the applicable rates for each interest rate tier listed on its website. For additional information on margin loan rates, see ibkr.com/marginrates .

  1. Low Cost Rated by Barron's 18 Years Straight - Low cost broker 2002 through 2019 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, 2018 - 4.5 stars, 2019 - "Interactive Brokers continues to lead as well in terms of pricing". Interactive Brokers earned a 4.5 star ranking in the February 25, 2019 Barron's Annual Best Online Brokers - “Best Online Brokers of 2019”. Criteria included Trade Experience and Technology, Usability, Mobile, Range of Offerings, Research Amenities, Portfolio Analysis & Reports, Customer Service, Education and Security, and Costs. Barron's is a registered trademark of Dow Jones & Co. Inc.
  2. According to StockBrokers.com Online Broker Survey 2021: Read the full article Online Broker Reviews, January 18, 2021. "Professionals can take advantage of industry-leading commissions, including the lowest margin rates across all balance tiers".
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