1. Broker Summary - Interactive Brokers: Introduction
  2. Broker Summary - Interactive Brokers: Account Types And Minimum Deposits
  3. Broker Summary - Interactive Brokers: Services Offered
  4. Broker Summary - Interactive Brokers: Commission, Fees And Customer Support
  5. Broker Summary - Interactive Brokers: Analysis And Trading Tools
  6. Broker Summary - Interactive Brokers: Conclusion

Interactive Brokers Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:IBKR) is an automated global electronic market maker and broker specializing in routing orders and executing and processing trades on more than 90 electronic exchanges and trading venues worldwide. As a market maker, IBG Inc. provides continuous bid and offer quotations on over 620,000 securities and futures products listed on worldwide electronic exchanges. In its role as a direct market access broker geared towards professional and active traders, Interactive Brokers (IB) provides its customers with an advanced order management, trade execution and portfolio management platform with electronic access to stocks, options, futures, forex, bonds and mutual funds. Founded in 1977, Interactive Brokers' mission is to "Create technology to provide liquidity on better terms. Compete on price, speed, size, diversity of global products and advanced trading tools."

SEE: 10 Tips For Choosing An Online Broker Interactive Brokers is regulated by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), Securities and Futures Authority (SFA) and other regulatory agencies around the world. In 2011, IB became the largest online broker as measured by Daily Average Revenue Trades reported.


Broker Summary - Interactive Brokers: Account Types And Minimum Deposits
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