TradeStation Rated "Best Platform Technology" for the Second Year in a Row in 2014 Online Broker Review

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PLANTATION, Fla., Feb. 19, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- TradeStation, a Monex Group company (Monex Group, Inc. is listed on the first section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange, code: 8698), received the award for Best Platform Technology for the second consecutive year in the 2014 Online Broker Review conducted by

TradeStation also received a "Best in Class" rating in the Platform & Tools category for the third consecutive year, a "Best in Class" rating in the Active Trading category for the fourth consecutive year, and a "Best in Class" rating in the Options Trading category.'s fourth annual Broker Review evaluated 17 brokers on a total of 266 separate variables, which were then used to create 12 different category rankings. Among the brokers TradeStation topped in the individual award for Best Platform Technology were thinkorswim/TD Ameritrade, optionsXpress, and Interactive Brokers.

"We're honored that for the second year in a row has recognized TradeStation's platform technology as the industry's very best," said Salomon Sredni, CEO of TradeStation Group, Inc. and COO of Monex Group, Inc. "Being recognized for Best Platform Technology – along with receiving "Best in Class" ratings in the Platform & Tools, Active Trading and Options Trading categories – are a testament to the hard work and dedication of our employees. Going forward, we're 100 percent committed to ensuring that TradeStation remains the platform technology of choice for active traders and investors."

To speak with an account executive about TradeStation or to open an equities, futures or forex account with TradeStation, call 1-800-808-9336 or visit Institutional traders should call 1-800-579-7616.

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About TradeStation Group, Inc.

TradeStation Group, Inc., through its principal operating subsidiaries, TradeStation Securities, Inc. and IBFX, Inc. (a/k/a TradeStation Forex), offers the TradeStation analysis and trading platform to the active trader and certain institutional trader markets. The TradeStation platform offers electronic order execution and enables clients to design, test, optimize, monitor and automate their own custom Equities, Options, Futures and Forex trading strategies. TradeStation Group is a wholly owned subsidiary of Monex Group, one of the largest online financial services providers in Japan.

TradeStation Securities, Inc. (Member NYSE, FINRA, SIPC, NSCC, DTC, OCC & NFA) is a licensed securities broker-dealer and a registered futures commission merchant (FCM), and also a member of the BATS Y-Exchange, BATS-Z Exchange, BOX Options Exchange, Chicago Board Options Exchange, Chicago Stock Exchange, EDGA Exchange, EDGX Exchange, International Securities Exchange, NASDAQ OMX BX, NASDAQ OMX PHLX, NASDAQ Stock Market, NYSE Arca and NYSE Mkt. Its TradeStation Prime Services division, based in New York, seeks to provide prime brokerage services, including securities lending, to small and mid-sized hedge funds and other firms. IBFX, Inc. (Member NFA) is a Retail Foreign Exchange Dealer (RFED) that provides the company's forex brokerage offering, and IBFX Australia Pty Ltd (ASIC regulated) provides forex brokerage services outside of the United States. The London-based subsidiary, TradeStation Europe Limited (FCA regulated), introduces UK and other European accounts to TradeStation Securities, Inc. and IBFX, Inc. The company's technology subsidiary, TradeStation Technologies, Inc., develops and offers strategy trading software tools and subscription services, and hosts the TradingApp™ Store.

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