Noted Trader Larry Williams to Co-Host TradeStation's Weekly "Futures Market Outlook" Series

PLANTATION, Fla., April 4, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- TradeStation, a Monex Group company (TSE: 8698) and award-winning broker-dealer and futures commission merchant, today announced that, beginning April 10, author and educator Larry Williams will join the lineup of speakers hosting its weekly "Futures Market Outlook" webinar series, which offers traders timely commentary on, and analysis of, the futures markets.

Mr. Williams is a noted trader and market technician with several widely known technical trading indicators to his credit. He is also a well-known international lecturer and educator with over 30 years of trading experience, as well as the author of many popular books on trading and analysis.

"Larry is a good resource for TradeStation clients, with expertise covering a wide range of market analysis disciplines," said Stanley Dash, Vice President of Applied Technical Analysis for TradeStation Securities. "Whether discussing seasonal cycles, commitments of traders' data or popular technical indicators, Larry brings a practical approach to trading analysis."

Mr. Williams will also make available several of his proprietary indicator packs on the TradeStation Strategy Network website hosted by TradeStation Technologies, TradeStation's technology research and development affiliate.

"Futures Market Outlook" is offered each Wednesday at 10:00 a.m. ET, and provides insight into how professional futures traders assess the markets and plan their trading. Visit http://www.tradestation.com/education/events/live-webcasts/futures-market-outlook for more information.

To speak with an account executive about TradeStation or to open an equities and/or futures account with TradeStation, call 1-800-808-9336, or visit http://www.tradestation.com. Institutional traders should call 1-800-579-7616. To speak with an account executive about opening a forex account, call 1-800-497-8712 or visit www.ibfx.com or www.tradestation.com/products/forex for more information.

About TradeStation

TradeStation is an award-winning online brokerage firm and trading platform. In the March 2013 Barron's magazine review of 24 online brokers, TradeStation was ranked Best for Frequent Traders and Best Trading Experience and Technology, and received the highest star rating for International Traders. In the February 2013 Technical Analysis of Stocks & Commodities magazine annual Readers' Choice Awards, TradeStation was voted Best Trading System – Stocks, Best Trading System – Futures, Best Institutional Platform, Best Professional Platform, Best Online Analytical Platform and Best Real-Time Data. In the January 2013 Investor's Business Daily Best Online Brokers Report, a major new annual survey of active investors conducted by Investor's Business Daily, TradeStation was ranked among the top five online brokers for Overall Customer Experience, as well as best for Equity Trading Tools and among the top five in three other key categories. For more details, visit our Awards page.

TradeStation Group, Inc., through its principal operating subsidiaries, TradeStation Securities, Inc. and IBFX, Inc., offers analytical and trading platforms 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, 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, and also a member of the Boston Options Exchange, Chicago Board Options Exchange, Chicago Stock Exchange, International Securities Exchange and NASDAQ OMX. 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 forex brokerage services directly and through its TradeStation Forex division. The company's technology subsidiary, TradeStation Technologies, Inc., develops and offers strategy trading software tools and subscription services. TradeStation Europe Limited, an FSA-authorized brokerage firm, introduces UK and other European accounts to TradeStation Securities, Inc. and IBFX, Inc.

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Source:TradeStation Group, Inc.