Credit Interest Rates

Make Your Money Go Further with TradeStation’s Interest-Sharing Program

Firm Equities Credit Interest Rates Futures Credit Interest Rates
TradeStation 0.40% 0.25%
TD Ameritrade 0.01% 0.01%
TradeKing 0.01% 0.01%
Scottrade 0.01% N/A
E*TRADE 0.01% 0.01%
TradeStation’s new simplified low-cost pricing offers more value for your trading dollar. And with our new interest-sharing program, every dollar in your qualified account works harder – for you.

Equities Accounts

Deposit $500,000 or more in a new or existing TradeStation equities account and earn 0.40% interest based on your average daily free credit balance.* That’s nearly 40 times more than you’ll earn at other leading brokers.†

Futures Accounts

Deposit $250,000 or more in a new or existing TradeStation futures account and earn 0.25% interest based on your average daily cash balance.** That’s nearly 25 times more interest than you’ll earn at other leading brokers.†

Credit Interest Program Qualifications

*Equities Accounts: Only “New Funds” transferred or deposited from a non-TradeStation brokerage or bank account into a qualified TradeStation “equities” account will qualify an account for the promotional interest-sharing program (the “Program”) during its term which is September 1st, 2017 through March 31st , 2018 (the “Effective Period”). To qualify for the Program, current TradeStation equities account clients must deposit a minimum of $500,000 in “New Funds” into their equities account during a single calendar month during the Effective Period, and New TradeStation customers may qualify for the Program by applying for, opening and funding a new TradeStation equities account during a single calendar month during the Effective Period with an initial deposit or transfer in of at least $500,000 in “New Funds” (“Qualifying Account”). A Qualifying Account will receive 0.40% per annum in interest payments, based on the Qualifying Account’s average daily free credit balance to be paid the following month based on a 365-day count basis, multiplied by the per diem interest rate. Interest will accrue daily and post monthly. Interest will be paid only on eligible Type 1 and Type 2 free credit balances and will not be paid on Type 3 short credit balances. TradeStation equities accounts are protected with SIPC insurance up to $500,000, including $250,000 for cash. Beyond this, TradeStation has arranged for additional protection through Lloyd’s of London, insuring each account up to $24.5 million, subject to a $900,000 per-account maximum for cash, with an aggregate firm limit of $300 million.

**Futures Accounts: Only “New Funds” transferred or deposited from a non-TradeStation brokerage or bank account into a qualified TradeStation “futures” account will qualify an account for the promotional interest-sharing program (the “Program”) during its term which is November 1st, 2017 through March 31st , 2018 (the “Effective Period”). To qualify for the Program, current TradeStation futures clients must deposit a minimum of $250,000 in “New Funds” into their futures account during a single calendar month during the Effective Period, and New TradeStation customers may qualify for the Program by applying for, opening and funding a new TradeStation futures account during a single calendar month during the Effective Period with an initial deposit or transfer in of at least $250,000 in “New Funds” (“Qualifying Account”). A Qualifying Account will receive 0.25% per annum in interest payments, based on the Qualifying Account’s End Balance in USD, to be paid the following month based on a 365-day count basis, multiplied by the per diem interest rate. Interest will accrue daily and post monthly. The interest will begin to accrue on the day the “New Funds” are deposited in the qualifying account.

Equities & Futures Accounts: Only Qualifying Accounts are eligible for the Program. Assets held by existing TradeStation customers in equities or futures accounts other than a Qualifying Account will not count towards the qualifying minimum even if the assets are transferred into a Qualifying Account. These offers cannot be combined with any other offers. TradeStation reserves the right to terminate the Program at any time without prior notification or reverse interest credits for any Qualifying Account that withdraws funds in a manner inconsistent with the intent and spirit of the Program. Additional restrictions may apply. If you have any questions regarding the interest-sharing program, please contact your account representative.

†Competitor rates verified October 20, 2017 by reviewing competitor websites and/or phone verification.