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2014 Articles

The Best Online Brokers of 2014

Interactive Brokers was awarded top honors in Barron's 19th annual ranking of the Best Online Brokers, securing the #1 spot for the third year in a row. In addition to taking the top spot overall, IB was named "Best for Frequent Traders," "Best for International Traders" and "Best for Options Traders" in this year's review. Barron's columnist and operator of the Best Online Brokers annual ranking, Theresa W. Carey, noted that IB offers "extremely competitive pricing, and the lowest margin fees of any broker in our survey."

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Interactive Brokers: The API of Many Flavours

Pete Spiro, Senior Programmer at Interactive Brokers, spoke with Automated Trader Magazine’s founder, Andy Webb, about the API and its users in an article first published in Automated Trader Magazine Issue 32 Q1 2014. The Q&A traverses a range of topics, highlighting that IB, “was at the forefront of API development in the earliest days of automated trading and now has thousands of individual and institutional clients using the various flavours of its API.”

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Interactive Brokers Offers New Tools for Options Traders

In her Electronic Investor column published Saturday, March 1, 2014, Barron’s columnist Theresa Carey weighs in on new software for active traders, highlighting two new trading tools available to Interactive Brokers customers: The Strategy Builder and the Option Strategy Lab. Particularly of interest to options traders, notes Carey, the Strategy Builder helps, “analyze the potential profitability before actually making the trade”, while the Option Strategy Lab looks at, “potential profit and loss based on your forecast for a stock’s price or volatility.”

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