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Discover true value with a best-in-class trading experience

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We believe value is more than just a price tag, it’s everything we offer to make you a smarter trader. That’s why we don’t just give you commission-free trades. We also offer innovative tools on an industry-leading platform, personalized educational resources, and a trade desk made up of real traders – all designed to help you stay on top of market trends and strengthen your trading skills.

Sharpen your skills with our innovative tools

Explore the highlights of our exclusive tools, built by traders, for traders.

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Overnight Trading

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Overnight Trading

Manage risk around the clock and take advantage of market opportunities at any hour with 24/5 trading for select ETFs, plus 24/6 trading for futures and forex.

Earnings Tool

Idea generation

Earnings Tool

Our Earnings Tool aggregates thousands of earning estimates and turns them into a single data point, so you can make a more informed trade.

Economic Data

Idea generation

Economic Data

Explore nearly 400,000 economic data points to get a birds-eye-view of foreign and domestic economies. Compare them with more than 300 technical studies, index, or stock symbols to check the pulse of the market.

Options Statistics

Options Statistics

Options Statistics

Assess potential entry and exit option strategies using probabilities, direction, and unusual activity. Plus, identify if options are more expensive relative to the past 52 weeks using our Implied Volatility percentile.

In-Platform Education and Support

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In-Platform Education and Support

Get personalized education and live support from our experienced trade desk or join a trading community chat room to share ideas and insights with other traders like you.

A dedicated trade desk to answer your questions

Our trade desk is filled with former floor traders who know the ins and outs of the market. They're available day and night to help you when you need it most. From helping you master our trading platform, to managing risk, to offering a second viewpoint on a trade idea with a Strategy Gut CheckSM, they can do it all. Get in touch at 866-839-1100.

Personalized education that grows with you

It’s not enough for us to offer the best education—we also strive to deliver the right education. That’s why our education experience is automatically personalized to fit your goals and interests, so you get exactly what you need to become a smarter investor. Here are some of our most popular tools to help you see the value for yourself.

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Engage with our education coaches and gain insights through webcasts, social media, and in-person workshops.

Interactive coursestrading courses

Use our educational courses on topics like charting and options to guide you through the trading process and explore new strategies.

Articles & videos glasses

Explore a robust catalog of short instructional videos and articles. Access the latest market news, or get answers to questions about strategies, products, and concepts.

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Test your strategies and sharpen your trading skills without putting real money at risk.

Back every trade with trusted research

Gather a depth of data and insights from respected third parties such as Morningstar, CFRA (formerly S&P Capital IQ), and TheStreet, so you can make informed trades with the utmost conviction.

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Trade the products you want, when you want

Access an array of investment products including equities, options, futures, and forex. Plus, qualified investors can use portfolio margin for brokerage accounts and options and futures within IRAs with proper approval.

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Savings that go beyond commission-free trades

Not only do we offer $0.00 commissions on online exchange-listed U.S. stocks, ETFs, and options trades, but access to our platforms, education and support is free, with no account or trade minimums. Plus, we give you access to free level 2 data.

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It all adds up to a brokerage that offers it all. Just ask

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