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TradeStation and qbeats Release the qbeats TradingApp

PLANTATION, Fla., Nov. 04, 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 qbeats. As a leading content valuation and monetization company, qbeats now offers a new streaming research and news TradingApp through the TradeStation TradingApp® Store, an online marketplace featuring more than 800 TradeStation-compatible indicators, strategies and TradingApps.

The qbeats TradingApp gives TradeStation users real-time access to actionable news, institutional-quality research articles, top-down analysis and more. It delivers comprehensive coverage of futures, forex, equities, and other financial markets, drawing from more than 50 premium research and publishing companies, including Moody’s, Informa Global Markets, the American Petroleum Institute, Elliot Wave International and more.

TradeStation clients can download the qbeats app at no cost from the TradeStation TradingApp Store and launch it directly from the latest version of the company’s award-winning desktop platform. The TradingApp offers a free qbeats account with free trial credit to access premium articles for new qbeats users. TradeStation users can access some free content and purchase premium articles on a pay-per-view basis. This is a much more economical way to access premium news content than subscribing to several premium news sources.

TradeStation users can search the qbeats TradingApp by topic, symbol or company name, or use the symbol link feature to search for information based on trading analysis linked from other TradeStation platform apps, like RadarScreen®, Matrix or Charting, allowing clients to make more informed trading decisions and generate new trading ideas. The news feed allows users to browse top-ranked stories or view a live feed of breaking news.

“Like all traders, TradeStation clients want easier access to premium research and faster delivery of news they can act on,” said Salomon Sredni, CEO of TradeStation Group, Inc. and COO of Monex Group, Inc. “Our clients can now make more knowledgeable trades with this new TradingApp, and we’re pleased to be the first online broker with the trading technology to do so with qbeats.”

“It’s a perfect match,” said qbeats Co-founder and CFO Anna Rodriguez. “Our ground-breaking information valuation, delivery and payment solution, combined with TradeStation’s innovative technology, provides traders with easy, affordable access to premium financial research, news and exclusive content."

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.

Neither TradeStation nor any of its affiliates (1) is affiliated with any developer or owner of any TradeStation TradingApp or other product included in the TradeStation TradingApp Store, or (2) endorses, recommends or approved any developer, or any TradingApp, developer's product or trading software tool, or receives any compensation, direct or indirect, relating to the sale or use of any such TradingApp, product or trading software tool.

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.

About qbeats

qbeats is an information monetization and valuation company that enables a new market for information by creating an evolution in information consumption behavior. qbeats offers the technology and supporting services that collectively deliver incremental value for all information constituents, including publishers, distributors of content, advertisers, and consumers of content. qbeats leverages fundamental sciences, including a deep understanding of consumer consumption behavior and what it takes to disrupt traditional mental models of pricing and payments.


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

Source:TradeStation Group, Inc.