How To Place Trades With Interactive Brokers' WebTrader
  1. How To Place Trades With Interactive Brokers' WebTrader: Introduction
  2. How To Place Trades With Interactive Brokers' WebTrader: Placing An Order
  3. How To Place Trades With Interactive Brokers' WebTrader: Market View And Modify An Order
  4. How To Place Trades With Interactive Brokers' WebTrader: Conclusion

How To Place Trades With Interactive Brokers' WebTrader: Introduction

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 direct market access broker geared towards professional and active investors, Interactive Brokers (IB) provides an advanced order management, trade execution and portfolio management platform with electronic access to stocks, options, futures, forex, bonds and mutual funds. This article will explain how to place a trade using IB's WebTrader trading platform, a simplified trading platform for traders who generally trade a single product using basic order types, and have to go through a firewall to access the Internet, or those who prefer a simple interface that provides the basics with a less cluttered trading interface.

SEE: Brokers And Online Trading: Introduction

How To Place Trades With Interactive Brokers' WebTrader: Placing An Order

  1. How To Place Trades With Interactive Brokers' WebTrader: Introduction
  2. How To Place Trades With Interactive Brokers' WebTrader: Placing An Order
  3. How To Place Trades With Interactive Brokers' WebTrader: Market View And Modify An Order
  4. How To Place Trades With Interactive Brokers' WebTrader: Conclusion
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