If you are an institution, click below to learn more about our offerings for RIAs, Hedge Funds, Compliance Officers and more.

Traders and Investors

The Professional's Gateway to the World's Markets

The IBKR Advantage

  • The lowest margin rates, with rates starting at 0.75%*
  • Our Stock Yield Enhancement Program lets you earn extra income on the fully-paid shares of stock held in your account.
  • Invest in stocks, options, futures, currencies, bonds, funds and more across 135 markets in 33 countries from a single Integrated Account.
  • Fractional shares let you divide investments among more stocks to achieve a more diversified portfolio.
  • Powerful trading technology and advanced trading tools help you create and execute your trading strategies with ease from virtually any desktop or mobile device.

Lowest Cost*

Our transparent, low commissions and financing rates, support for best price execution, and stock yield enhancement program help minimize costs to maximize your returns.
Low Trading Costs

IBKR offers the lowest commissions and access to stocks, options, futures, currencies, bonds and funds from a single integrated account. If an exchange provides a rebate, we pass some or all of the savings directly back to you.*

Lowest Financing Costs

We offer the lowest margin loan interest rates of any broker, according to the Barron's 2020 online broker review. Click below to calculate your own sample margin loan interest rate.

Earn Extra Income

Earn extra income on the fully-paid shares of stock held in your account. IBKR borrows your shares to lend to traders who want to short and are willing to pay interest to borrow the shares. Each day shares are on loan you are paid interest while retaining the ability to trade your loaned stock without restrictions.

*For more information, click here.
Lower investment costs will increase your overall return on investment, but lower costs do not guarantee that your investment will be profitable.

Discover a World of Opportunities


Invest globally in stocks, options, futures, currencies, bonds and funds from a single integrated account. Fund your account in multiple currencies and trade assets denominated in multiple currencies. Access market data 24 hours a day and six days a week.

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33

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23

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Technology to Help Individual Investors and Traders Succeed

Trading Platforms

Powerful enough for the professional trader but designed for everyone. Available on desktop, mobile and web.

Comprehensive Reporting

Real-time trade confirmations, margin details, transaction cost analysis, sophisticated portfolio analysis and more.

Order Types and Algos

100+ order types – from limit orders to complex algorithmic trading – help you execute any trading strategy.

Fractional Trading

Buy or sell almost any US stock using fractional shares, which are stock units that amount to less than one full share, or by placing an order for a specific dollar amount rather than quantity of shares.

Free Trading Tools

Spot market opportunities, analyze results, manage your account and make better decisions with our free trading tools.

API Solutions

Our proprietary API and FIX CTCI solutions let institutions create their own automated, rules-based trading system that takes advantage of our high-speed order routing and broad market depth.

Create and Manage Your Complete Portfolio

Interactive Advisors

An actively managed robo-advisor and pioneer in online investing that offers low-cost, diversified portfolios customized for your needs.

Mutual Fund/ETF Replicator

Identify and invest in lower cost ETFs with similar strategies to higher-fee mutual funds.

Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG)

ESG scores from Refinitiv give you and your clients a new set of tools for making investment decisions based on more than just financial factors.

PortfolioAnalyst

Link investment, banking, checking, incentive plan and credit card accounts into a complete portfolio view to calculate returns, understand risks and measure performance against benchmarks.

A Broker You Can Trust

When placing your money with a broker, you need to make sure your broker is secure and can endure through good and bad times. Our strong capital position, conservative balance sheet and automated risk controls are designed to protect IBKR and our clients from large trading losses.

IBKR

Nasdaq Listed

$8.5B

Equity Capital*

81.5%

Privately Held*

$6.0B

Excess Regulatory Capital*

981K

Client Accounts*

1.83M

Daily Avg Revenue Trades*


IBKR Protection
IBKR Broker You Can Trust

*Interactive Brokers Group and its affiliates. For additional information view our Investors Relations - Earnings Release section by clicking here.

Investors Marketplace

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320+

research
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450+

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The Investors' Marketplace lets individual traders and investors, institutions and third-party service providers meet and do business together.

Search for and do business with multiple advisors, brokers, and wealth managers. Access dozens of advisor portfolios, including Smart Beta portfolios, offered by Interactive Advisors. Accredited investors and qualified purchasers can search for, research and invest with hedge funds.

  • Advertise your services at no cost and reach individual and institutional users worldwide.
  • Locate third-party vendors offering API and FIX CTCI solutions.
  • Find third-party, institutional-caliber research providers and access research directly through Trader Workstation (TWS).

On-Demand Educational Resources at Interactive Brokers

Even the most experienced traders or investors need to keep learning to stay ahead. Interactive Brokers provides several resources to help you better understand IBKR products and services, markets and technology.
Traders' Academy

Traders' Academy helps traders, investors, educators and students improve their understanding of the products, markets, currencies and tools available via IBKR's award-winning Trader Workstation (TWS), IBKR Mobile, Client Portal and TWS API applications.

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Traders' Insight

Traders' Insight, our market commentary blog, features written and video market commentary from nearly 100 contributors. In addition, IBKR's Chief Strategist Steve Sosnick offers market commentary and Senior Analyst Steve Levine provides weekly previews.

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Quant Blog

The IBKR Quant Blog serves quantitative professionals who have an interest in programming. Discussion topics include deep learning, IBKR API, artificial intelligence (AI), Blockchain and other transformative technologies influencing modern markets. Discussions about R, Python and other popular programming languages often include sample code to help you develop your own analysis.

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IBKR Webinars

We offer an extensive program of free trader webinars. Watch, listen, and ask questions from your home or office computer as our webinar instructors clearly describe our technology, trading, and markets around the world. Our webinars are also recorded so if you can't attend a live webinar, you can experience it on demand at your own convenience.

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Rated #1 - Best Online Broker 2020 and a Top Online Broker for Ten Consecutive Years by Barron's

For 42 years the IB Group has been building electronic access trading technology that delivers real advantages to traders, investors and institutions worldwide. Interactive Brokers Group and its affiliates' equity capital exceeds $8.5 billion. We are one of the largest US electronic brokers based on daily average revenue trades executing 1,832,000 trades per day. Discover some of the reasons why professional traders and investors choose IBKR.

2020 Winner

4.5 out of 5 stars Overall
#1 for "Commissions & Fees
#1 for "Offering of Investments
#1 for "International Trading
#1 for "Professional Trading

2020 Winner

Rated Best Broker for Low-Cost Investing.
Rated Best Broker for Stock Trading Platform and Research (tie).

2020 Winner

4.4 out of 5 stars Overall
Best Online Broker for International Trading
Best Online Broker for Advanced Traders

Individual, Joint, IRA and Trust Account Structures


New Account Opening Information

You are currently on the website of Interactive Brokers LLC, a US incorporated company. If you are a resident of Asia, except India, Hong Kong and Japan, and continue with the account opening process, your account will be opened with Interactive Brokers LLC in the US.

Interactive Brokers LLC is a member of NYSE, FINRA, and SIPC and regulated by the US Securities and Exchange Commission and the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission.

By continuing to open an account, you agree to the above terms.


Account Types: Traders or Investors
  • INDIVIDUAL: Account owned and used by a single person.
  • JOINT: Account owned and used by two people.
  • IRA: Individual Retirement Account. Click here for additional information.
  • UGMA/UTMA: Account for a Custodian of a minor who is a US resident.

Add up to five optional Power of Attorney users.


Account Information

We offer many client account structures that are designed to meet the specific needs of individual traders and investors, including Individual, Joint, IRA and UGMA/UTMA accounts.

Accounts are accepted from citizens or residents of all countries except citizens or residents of those countries or regions that are on the sanction list of the US Office of Foreign Asset Controls or similar lists, or other countries determined to be higher risk. Click here for a list of available countries.

Minimum Age Requirements:

  • Margin Account: 21 years of age
  • Cash Account: 18 years of age

IRA accounts are only available for individual US citizens living anywhere and US resident aliens.Click here for additional information.

Please note that monthly activity and other minimum fees may apply to an IBKR Pro account.

A UGMA/UTMA account is only available as a cash-only account and is intended for the Custodian of a minor who is a legal US resident and a US citizen.

Open an Individual, Joint, IRA or Trust Account

For information regarding your account, contact Interactive Brokers by clicking here.

For information on SIPC coverage on your account, visit www.sipc.org or call SIPC at
(202) 371-8300.

Looking to open a Friends and Family Advisor account instead? Click here.