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TradeStation and Investor's Business Daily Release the IBD Leaderboard(R) TradingApp

PLANTATION, Fla., July 1, 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, announced today that it has teamed with Investor's Business Daily (IBD) to offer the new IBD Leaderboard® TradingApp.

Available exclusively through the TradeStation TradingApp Store – an online marketplace featuring more than 800 TradeStation-compatible indicators, strategies and TradingApps – the IBD Leaderboard® TradingApp combines IBD's prodigious stock market research capabilities with TradeStation's award-winning platform in a powerful, integrated, real-time trading research application.

The IBD Leaderboard® TradingApp scans proprietary stock lists and screens generated and updated throughout the trading day by the IBD Markets Team. The TradingApp's Leaders List helps traders spot potential trading opportunities by offering in-depth analysis of each company's fundamental and technical performance. Stocks that begin to exhibit sell signals move from the Leaders List to the Cut List, a useful tool that can help traders decide whether to try to lock in profits and protect against losses, as well as evaluate potential trading opportunities.

What sets the IBD Leaderboard® TradingApp apart from other stock research applications is its integration into the TradeStation platform, including real-time symbol linking. For example, traders focused on a particular stock can, with a single mouse click, access TradeStation's powerful Charting capabilities to perform more in-depth back-testing and analysis, or even place an order directly from the chart. Traders interested in researching a particular stock in real time against similar stocks can do so by symbol linking to TradeStation's RadarScreen® feature from the IBD Leaderboard TradingApp window.

"We are truly excited to team up with Investor's Business Daily, which, in addition to being one of the financial industry's most respected investment research companies, is also a leading producer of in-depth stock analysis," said Salomon Sredni, CEO of TradeStation Group, Inc. and COO of Monex Group, Inc. "By combining IBD's stock market analysis with the trading and analysis capabilities of the TradeStation platform, the IBD Leaderboard® TradingApp should prove to be a valuable tool for equities traders."

"We're also excited to extend Leaderboard® to TradeStation clients through the TradeStation TradingApp Store," added Chris Gessel, Executive Editor and Chief Strategy Officer at Investor's Business Daily. "The powerful combination of IBD's stock market analysis and TradeStation's robust trading platform made a lot of sense to us."

To speak with an account executive about TradeStation or to open an equities, futures or forex account, call 1-800-808-9336 or visit http://www.tradestation.com.

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.

Investor's Business Daily, IBD, Leaderboard and corresponding logos are registered trademarks owned by Investor's Business Daily, Inc.

CONTACT: Media Contact: TradeStation Group, Inc. Loren Lopez +1-954-652-7011 llopez@tradestation.com

Source:TradeStation Group, Inc.