Futures Commission Merchants

With our dedicated service, comprehensive analytics and trading platform, and reliable brokerage execution, our customized solutions are designed to help FCMs grow and manage their business.

Performance & reliability

With our award-winning* clearing and execution abilities, our brokerage services let you focus on managing your clients’ needs.

Trade your way

Choose your preferred technology, including third-party integrations, with our suite of analytical and execution tools across the major asset classes.

Comprehensive market access

Unlock a wide range of investment opportunities and trading strategies with access to stocks, options, futures, and futures options.

How we help futures commission merchants

As a self-clearing, direct-market-access firm with global experience, we offer a wide range of solutions for FCMs. TradeStation’s Institutional solutions, including our award-winning* trading platform, Private Brokerage, and dedicated Concierge team, are designed to help you facilitate complex trades on behalf of your clients. Whether you want to analyze risk, manage client accounts from one place, or enter new markets, we’re here to help you create the ultimate trading experience for your clients.

Consistent and stable brokerage services to bolster your execution

TradeStation is a seasoned broker-dealer with more than two decades of experience executing and clearing trades on behalf of individuals and institutions. With our measurable price improvement and speed, you can focus on your clients and strategies. Main features include:

  • Support for +30 advanced order types, including active and passive intra-market sweeps, as well as time- and volume-weighted algorithms
  • Configurable order routing technology with block trade capabilities and support for DMA orders
  • More than 100 years of historical and real-time market data

Tools, services, and support to help you focus on your clients and their needs

All traders need good tools, but we believe good service makes those tools even more valuable. Our solutions are designed to help you build your strategy and execute it, knowing that our Concierge team is always there to help. Main features include:

  • Advanced analytics and low-latency trading software, including our specialized options and futures platforms
  • Algorithmic and automated trading solutions
  • Personalized sessions via your Concierge agent to configure your platform to support your trading strategies
  • Permission-based access to trading and reporting
  • Third-party software integrations, including CQG, PortfolioShop, Trading Technologies, and more
  • Web and FIX API protocols

A deep universe of tradeable products, featuring access via major exchanges

Executing an institutional strategy requires deep access to financial markets. TradeStation’s multi-asset capabilities can open up new worlds of products, including more complex derivatives like futures options. Main features include:

  • Direct market access across multiple asset classes, including equities, options, futures, and futures options
  • Access thousands of futures contracts on a wide range of securities and commodities, including index futures, crypto and currency futures, rates, metals, energies, ags, softs, and more
  • Custom pricing, including negotiable margin rates
  • Negotiable fully paid securities lending program

Strength and security

Our Institutional Solutions are carefully crafted from a position of strength

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With a strong capital position, conservative balance sheet, and insurance measures like SIPC coverage and our Lloyd’s of London policy, we put the security of your funds at the forefront of everything we do. We do not engage in any proprietary trading and TradeStation Securities custodies the majority of customer and firm cash deposits at global banks and counterparties.

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As a subsidiary of Monex Group, Inc., a trusted Japanese financial services firm that trades publicly on the Tokyo Stock Exchange (8698:TSE), our fiscal position is available for anyone to see – and so is theirs.

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Security futures are not suitable for all investors. To obtain a copy of the security futures risk disclosure statement visit www.TradeStation.com/DisclosureFutures.

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