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TradeStation Group, Inc., through its principal operating subsidiaries, TradeStation Securities, Inc. and IBFX, Inc. offers the TradeStation analysis and trading platform to the active trader and certain institutional trader markets. The TradeStation platform offers electronic order execution and enables clients to design, test, optimize, monitor and automate their own custom equities, options, futures and forex trading strategies. TradeStation acquired IBFX Holdings, LLC in November 2011, expanding TradeStation's forex business in the U.S. and globally. TradeStation is a wholly owned subsidiary of Monex Group, Inc., one of the largest online financial services providers in Japan.
TradeStation Securities, Inc. (Member NYSE, FINRA, SIPC, NSCC, DTC, OCC & NFA) is a licensed securities broker-dealer and a registered futures commission merchant, and also a member of the Boston Options Exchange, Chicago Board Options Exchange, Chicago Stock Exchange, International Securities Exchange and NASDAQ OMX. Its TradeStation Prime Services division, based in New York, seeks to provide prime brokerage services, including securities lending, to small and mid-sized hedge funds and other firms. IBFX, Inc. (Member NFA), a Retail Foreign Exchange Dealer (RFED), and IBFX Australia Pty. Ltd., authorized and regulated by the Australian Securities and Investment Commission, provide the company's forex brokerage offering. The company's technology subsidiary, TradeStation Technologies, Inc., develops and offers strategy trading software tools and subscription services. TradeStation Europe Limited is an FSA-authorized brokerage firm that introduces UK and other European accounts to TradeStation Securities, Inc. and IBFX, Inc.
Monex Group, Inc. (Tokyo Stock Exchange 1st section: 8698; Chairman and CEO: Oki Matsumoto) provides online investment and trading services for retail and institutional customers around the world through its subsidiaries, including Monex in Japan, TradeStation in the U.S. and Europe, Monex Boom in Hong Kong and IBFX for forex business. Monex Group is pursuing its "Global Vision" strategy to establish a truly global online financial institution that creates positive synergies for all stakeholders.
Its main subsidiary, Monex Inc., one of the largest online securities brokerages in Japan, provides advanced and unique financial services to its nearly 1 million individual investors. Monex Group's services also cover M&A advisory, debt and equity underwriting, asset management focusing on alternative investments, investment education and other investment banking functions in Japan.
1982 – TradeStation formed as Omega Research, Inc.
1991 – TradeStation®, the Company's flagship product, is launched (eventually over $100 million worth of software sold)
1996 – Dow Jones Telerate launches TradeStation as a premium service to Institutional clients
1997 – TradeStation's initial public offering
The Company begins transforming its business model from a trading software provider to an internet-based brokerage trading platform TradeStation acquires Window on WallStreet, an internet-based trading software provider.
TradeStation acquires OnlineTrading.com, a direct-access securities brokerage firm.
TradeStation launches TradeStation 6, with integrated direct-access equities execution
TradeStation launches an integrated direct-access futures execution
TradeStation integrates a direct-access options execution. The company commences self-clearing of stock trades for active traders.
The company commences self-clearing of options trades for active traders
TradeStation Europe Limited receives approval from the FSA (UK) as an introducing broker.
Fundamental data incorporated into historical database for strategy testing. Integrated direct-access Forex execution launched.
Ranked #46 by Fortune small business magazine — Fastest-Growing Small Public Companies
TradeStation named "Best" in seven categories in Stocks & Commodities magazine's Readers' Choice Awards. Begin launch of TradeStation Prime Services in September 2009
In 2010, TradeStation reports revenue of $129.0 million and a net income of $11.4 million TradeStation reports client assets in excess of $2.3 billion as of December 31, 2010
Over 47,000 brokerage accounts opened as of December 31, 2010
Launch of TradeStation 9.0
Launch of Eurex execution
Barron's ranks TradeStation "Best Online Broker".
TradeStation launches TradeStation Forex
TradeStation Group acquired by Monex Group
TradeStation launches new innovative website.
TradeStation Group acquires IBFX Holdings, LLC
TradeStation named "Best" in six categories in Stocks & Commodities Readers' Choice Awards
TradeStation earns highest overall ranking – 4 ½ stars – in Barron's review of online brokers
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No offer or solicitation to buy or sell securities, securities derivative, futures products or off-exchange foreign currency (forex) transactions of any kind, or any type of trading or investment advice, recommendation or strategy, is made, given or in any manner endorsed by any TradeStation affiliate and the information made available on this Website is not an offer or solicitation of any kind in any jurisdiction where any TradeStation affiliate is not authorized to do business, including but not limited to Japan.
Past performance, whether actual or indicated by historical tests of strategies, is no guarantee of future performance or success. There is a possibility that you may sustain a loss equal to or greater than your entire investment regardless of which asset class you trade (equities, options futures or forex); therefore, you should not invest or risk money that you cannot afford to lose. Options trading is not suitable for all investors. Your account application to trade options will be considered and approved or disapproved based on all relevant factors, including your trading experience. Please click here to view the document titled Characteristics and Risks of Standardized Options. Before trading any asset class, customers must read the relevant risk disclosure statements on our Other Information page. System access and trade placement and execution may be delayed or fail due to market volatility and volume, quote delays, system and software errors, Internet traffic, outages and other factors.
TradeStation Group, Inc. Affiliates: All proprietary technology in TradeStation is owned by TradeStation Technologies, Inc. Equities, equities options, and commodity futures products and services are offered by TradeStation Securities, Inc. (Member NYSE, FINRA, NFA and SIPC). TradeStation Securities, Inc.’s SIPC coverage is available only for equities and equities options accounts. Forex products and services are offered by the TradeStation Forex divisions of IBFX, Inc. (Member NFA) and IBFX Australia Pty Ltd, ABN 84 142 210 179, holder of AFSL #363972.
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