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TradeStation Receives Highest Rating of 4 1/2 Stars for “Best for Frequent Traders” for Second Consecutive Year in Barron’s Magazine’s Annual Ranking of Online Brokerage Firms

PLANTATION, Fla., March 22, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- TradeStation, the award-winning broker-dealer and futures commission merchant, received the highest rating of 4 ½ stars for “Best for Frequent Traders” for the second consecutive year in Barron’s magazine’s annual review of online brokerage firms, now in its twenty-first year. TradeStation is a Monex Group company (Monex Group, Inc. is listed on the first section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange, code: 8698).

TradeStation was also rated among the top brokers for international traders and for options traders, earning 4 stars in the categories of “Best for International Traders” and “Best for Options Traders,” respectively.

Of TradeStation’s award-winning trading technology, Barron’s wrote, “This is a powerful and extremely customizable platform intended for the frequent trader.”

Barron’s also highlighted TradeStation’s Portfolio Maestro feature, mobile and web trading apps, and the wealth of additional trading tools available in the TradeStation TradingApp® Store. “TradeStation’s downloadable trading platform features a remarkable portfolio-analysis tool called the Portfolio Maestro, which offers real-time performance reporting that is extremely customizable,” Barron’s noted. “The mobile platforms and Web trading allow complex options screening and trading. . . . TradeStation has expanded its TradingApp store, which offers both proprietary and third-party add-ons to the platform.”

“We are once again honored to receive the highest rating in the category of ‘Best for Frequent Traders’ in Barron’s latest survey of the leading online brokerages,” said John Bartleman, President of TradeStation Group, Inc. “TradeStation has always strived to be the brokerage of choice for active traders. This recognition by Barron’s reflects the entire TradeStation team’s commitment to developing what serious traders demand: innovative trading and analysis tools that can be used around the clock – on desktop, web and mobile devices – to make the most informed trading decisions possible.”

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

Options trading is not suitable for all investors.

About TradeStation Group, Inc.

TradeStation Group, Inc., through its principal operating subsidiary, TradeStation Securities, Inc., 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 and Futures 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 & CME) 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. The London-based subsidiary, TradeStation Europe Limited (FCA regulated), introduces UK and other European accounts to TradeStation Securities, 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: Jo-Ann Bracelly TradeStation Group, Inc. +1-954-652-7229 jbracelly@tradestation.com

Source:TradeStation Group, Inc.