Your instructor will trigger the account opening process by sending you an invitation to open a paper trading account. Simply follow the instructions in the invitation to open your account and be sure to record your username and password because you will need each to access your account.
Your IBKR Student Trading Lab paper account is typically approved and activated within 1-3 business days after we receive your application.
You can check on your application status or review your account at any time by visiting our website and logging in to your account.
The IBKR Student Trading Lab supplies access to all our trading tools, including:
100+ order types – from limit orders to complex algorithmic trading – help you execute any trading strategy.
Spot market opportunities, analyze results, manage your account and make better decisions with our free trading tools.
Buy or sell almost any US stock using fractional shares, which are stock units that amount to less than one full share, or by placing an order for a specific dollar amount rather than quantity of shares.
Manage your account, analyze your portfolio and place trades with Client Portal.
IBKR clients enjoy access to stocks, options, futures, currencies, bonds and funds on over 135 markets in 33 countries.
You can view account statements, generate activity statements or create customized Flex Queries to review your portfolio performance.