IBKR offers the lowest commissions and access to stocks, options, futures, currencies, bonds and funds from a single unified platform with no added spreads, ticket charges, platform fees, or account minimums. If an exchange provides a rebate, we pass some or all of the savings directly back to you.*
We offer the lowest investment loan rates of any broker, according to the StockBrokers.com 2022 online broker review. Click below to calculate your own sample investment loan interest rate.
Earn extra income on the fully-paid shares of stock held in your account. IBKR borrows your shares to lend to traders who want to short and are willing to pay fees to borrow the shares. Each day shares are on loan you are paid fees while retaining the ability to trade your loaned stock without restrictions.
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Lower investment costs will increase your overall return on investment, but lower costs do not guarantee that your investment will be profitable.
Interactive Brokers strives to provide the best deal on bonds by passing through to our clients the highest of all bids and lowest of all offers we receive from the electronic venues we access. We do not widen spreads, apply hidden fees or markup quotes.
Powerful enough for the professional trader but designed for everyone. Available on desktop, mobile and web.
Real-time trade confirmations, margin details, transaction cost analysis, sophisticated portfolio analysis and more.
100+ order types – from limit orders to complex algorithmic trading – help you execute any trading strategy.
Buy or sell any eligible US or European stocks/ETFs 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.
Spot market opportunities, analyze results, manage your account and make better decisions with our free trading tools.
Our proprietary API and FIX CTCI solutions let clients create their own automated, rules-based trading system that takes advantage of our high-speed order routing and broad market depth.
Identify and invest in lower cost ETFs with similar strategies to higher-fee mutual funds.
ESG scores from Refinitiv give you a new set of tools for making investment decisions based on more than just financial factors.
Link investment, banking, checking, incentive plan and credit card accounts into a complete portfolio view to calculate returns, understand risks and measure performance against benchmarks.
*Interactive Brokers Group and its affiliates. For additional information view our Investors Relations - Earnings Release section by clicking here.
The Family Advisor Account structure is to be used by a natural person "Head of Family" ("HOF") to manage, for free, the accounts of up to five other family members. The Family Advisor Master Account uses a single login to manage a maximum of 15 sub-accounts. The sub-accounts are limited to accounts held by family members or family-held investment vehicles.
A HOF can manage the accounts of up to 5 other family members/investment vehicles and a maximum of 15 sub-accounts.
The Family Advisor Account structure is distinct from professional advisor account structures that are used by registered investment advisors, investment managers or hedge fund managers. The “Head of Family” (“HOF”) must be a natural person who does not solicit clients or hold himself/herself out to be a financial advisor. Master accounts are provided with administrative functionality to manage up to 15 sub-accounts and cannot receive fees for managing the accounts.
The minimum age for opening a cash account is 18, while the minimum age for opening a margin account is 21.
Accounts are accepted from citizens or residents of all countries except citizens or residents of those countries or regions that are on the sanction list of the US Office of Foreign Asset Controls or similar lists, or other countries determined to be higher risk. Click here for a list of available countries.
Please note that monthly activity and other minimum fees may apply.