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Expanded RIA Compliance Center
This important resource helps advisors with the registration and compliance obligations associated with starting and registering their own advisory firm. Access webinars, in-depth Spotlights, a Transition Guide for new advisors, Due Diligence supporting materials and much more.
RIA Compliance Center December 28, 2015
2015 Tax Reporting Important Information and Dates
Find important 2015 tax-related information, forms and reporting dates.
Tax Information and Reporting December 28, 2015
Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
Our CRM system lets advisors manage their entire customer relationship life cycle in one place at no extra cost. CRM is fully integrated into our Account Management system.
CRM for Advisors and Brokers December 28, 2015
Commitment-Free Trading
Start an application today for immediate access to a free paper trading account! You will enjoy simulated trading, delayed market data, and access to the trading tools, analytics, research, fundamentals and technicals included with the platform for free. You can populate the screens and set up all optional fields the way you would want in an actual account, try our order types, Risk Navigator, Option Strategy, Volatility and Probability Labs, Portfolio Builder and many other advanced trading tools, as well as see all of our flexible report formats and compare our commissions, margins and low financing rates to their current broker.
Open an Account December 28, 2015
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IB Events Calendar December 28, 2015
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IB Events Calendar December 18, 2015
Holiday Hours
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IB Events Calendar November 17, 2015
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The Exchanges' Labor Day Holiday Schedule.
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August 31, 2015
Independence Day Holiday Hours
The Exchanges' Independence Day Schedule.
IB Events Calendar June 26, 2015
Interactive Brokers Investors' Marketplace continues to grow
The Investors’ Marketplace is a groundbreaking online service where traders and investors, financial advisors, fund managers, research analysts, technology providers, business developers and administrators can meet and do business together. Search for a wide variety of investment and other third-party service providers, and advertise your own services to individual and institutional investors around the world.
Investors' Marketplace June 26, 2015
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The Exchanges' Memorial Day Holiday Schedule.
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May 18, 2015
IB rated #1 Online Broker by Barron's for the fourth year in a row
Interactive Brokers was awarded top honors in Barron's 20th annual ranking of the Best Online Brokers, securing the #1 spot for the fourth year in a row. In addition to taking the top spot overall, IB was named "Best for Frequent Traders," "Best for International Traders" and "Best for Options Traders" in this year's review. "Low costs are a key component of trading," wrote Barron's columnist and operator of the Best Online Brokers annual ranking, Theresa W. Carey, "and Interactive's price-improvement statistics are impressive. It also boasts the lowest margin fees in Barron's survey."
Barron's April 29, 2015
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March 30, 2015
IB outperforms the industry in stock and option execution quality and percentage of profitable forex accounts

IB executions continue to outperform the industry. Based on independent measurements, the Transaction Auditing Group, Inc. (TAG), a third-party provider of transaction analysis, has determined that during the second half of 2014:

  • Interactive Brokers' US stock executions (for all market orders of 100 shares or more up to 10,000 shares) showed price improvement of 8 cents per 100 shares better than the industry as a whole.1
  • Interactive Brokers' US option executions (included all market orders for all order sizes and exchange rebates received by customers under IB's cost-plus pricing structure) showed price improvement of 50 cents per contract better than the industry as a whole.1

IB was also ranked top broker in terms of execution performance. Take a look at our multi-broker TAG scorecard that compares IB price execution with five leading brokers.

Additionally, Interactive Brokers Group, Inc. (NASDAQ GS: IBKR) has once again been ranked as the leading forex broker by percentage of profitable customer forex accounts, according to a composite Forex Broker Comparison produced by the website Forex Magnates.

The comparison comprises data from seven of the largest forex broker performance reports as submitted individually to the regulator, the National Futures Association (NFA), for the fourth quarter of 2014. The comparison can be found at http://www.financemagnates.com/forex/brokers/exclusive-q4-us-retail-forex-profitability-report-ib-1-again-while-oanda-slipping/.

There is a substantial risk of loss in foreign exchange trading. Past performance is not necessarily indicative of future results.

  1. The TAG analysis for US stocks included all market orders of 100 shares or more up to 10,000 shares. The analysis for US options included all market order sizes in US options and includes exchange rebates received by customers under IB's cost-plus pricing structure. The TAG analysis of orders routed to exchanges in Europe included all orders routed for execution during regular trading hours including all market and marketable limit orders and orders near the market (orders having a limit price within one-tenth of a Euro from the quote price at time of order receipt) on stocks listed on the included exchanges, weighted by the volume executed on each exchange. The exchanges for European stocks are XETRA, EURONEXT, CHI-X, WIENER BORSE, TURQUOISE, LONDON and NASDAQ OMX.
March 16, 2015
Holiday Hours
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IB Events Calendar February 9, 2015
2014 Tax Reporting Important Information and Dates
Find important 2014 tax-related information, forms and reporting dates.
Tax Information and Reporting January 22, 2015
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IB Events Calendar January 13, 2015