TradeStation Rated "#1 Platform Technology" for the Third Year in a Row in 2015 Online Broker Review

PLANTATION, Fla., Feb. 17, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- TradeStation, a Monex Group company (Monex Group, Inc. is listed on the first section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange, code: 8698) and an award-winning broker-dealer and futures commission merchant, received the award for #1 Platform Technology for the third consecutive year in the 2015 Online Broker Review conducted by TradeStation also received the award for #1 Desktop Platform for the first time.

In addition, TradeStation received a "Best in Class" rating in the Platform & Tools category for the fourth consecutive year, a "Best in Class" rating in the Active Trading category for the fifth consecutive year, and a "Best in Class" rating in the Options Trading category for the third year in a row.'s fifth annual Broker Review evaluated 15 brokers on a total of 272 separate variables, which were then used to create nine different category rankings.

"We're honored that this year's Broker Review has once again recognized TradeStation as the technology of choice for active traders," said Salomon Sredni, CEO of TradeStation Group, Inc. and COO of Monex Group, Inc. "Not only were TradeStation's platform technology and desktop platform rated the industry's best, but we also maintained our 'Best in Class' ratings in the three categories of Platform & Tools, Active Trading and Options Trading. This continuing commitment to excellence is why traders trade with TradeStation."

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.

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, Inc., 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 BATS's BZX, BYX, EDGX and EDGA Exchanges, BOX Options Exchange, Chicago Board Options Exchange, Chicago Stock 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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Source:TradeStation Group, Inc.