TradeStation Ranked One of America’s “Top Five” Online Brokers for Fourth Year in a Row and #1 for Equity Trading Tools for Third Year in a Row in Annual Investor’s Business Daily Survey of Active Investors

PLANTATION, Fla., Jan. 26, 2016 (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, is ranked a “top five” online broker for Overall Customer Experience for the fourth year in a row, the best broker for Equity Trading Tools for a third consecutive year, and also ranks in the “top five” in five other categories in the fourth annual survey of active investors conducted by Investor’s Business Daily (IBD).

The IBD Best Online Brokers Report, published in the January 25, 2016 edition of IBD, is one of the largest of its kind, with 9,242 self-identified active investors rating their experience with a total of 11 online brokerages. It identifies the “top five” online brokers overall and in 12 categories as rated by the brokers’ own customers.

TradeStation ranked third among the “top five” brokers for Overall Customer Experience, up from fourth in 2015, which is a reflection of its relative performance across the survey’s 12 categories.

Categories surveyed in which TradeStation is named “top five” include: Trade Reliability, Equity Trading Tools – where TradeStation ranked the highest among all brokers surveyed – Research Tools, Mobile Platforms/Mobile Trading Opportunities, Educational Resources and ETF Choices.

In a separate article highlighting TradeStation’s “top five” ranking for its mobile trading apps for iOS and Android devices, IBD noted that “speed and efficiency are top priorities for TradeStation’s roughly 68,000 customers. They’re mostly experienced traders who crave wide-ranging analytic information to stay on top of the stock market. More than ever, these investors seek the freedom to trade from anywhere.”

“We are honored to be recognized by Investor’s Business Daily as one of the best online brokers for a fourth consecutive year,” said Salomon Sredni, CEO of TradeStation Group, Inc. and COO of Monex Group, Inc. “We’re especially gratified to be ranked among the top five brokers in the category of ‘Mobile Platforms/Mobile Trading Opportunities.’ We know that our clients want the ability to trade wherever and whenever they want, and we’ve been laser-focused on developing mobile apps with the trading and analysis capabilities they’ve come to expect. That we’ve come so far so fast in this critically important area is an incredible testament to the entire TradeStation team’s dedication and hard work.”

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.

Media Contact: TradeStation Group, Inc. Jo-Ann Bracelly +1-954-652-7229

Source:TradeStation Group, Inc.