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Awards


Awards are Nice. Clients are Nicer.

Since our inception in 2005, TradeKing has been one of the most highly awarded online brokers. And the accolades keep on coming for everything from our tools and online trading platform to our Online Trader Network and customer service.

Below we've listed just a few of the awards we've won lately. We hope they'll help convince you to give us a try, and see for yourself all that TradeKing has to offer. Because while it's nice to impress the pundits, the person we'd most like to impress is you.

Documentation supporting the awards listed below is available upon request.

SmartMoney 2012

TradeKing once again received the maximum five-star rating for its customer service in SmartMoney's 2012 broker survey, ranking 1st in customer service (for the 4th time!).


SmartMoney 2011

TradeKing once again received the maximum five-star rating for its customer service in SmartMoney's 2011 broker survey, ranking 1st in customer service (for the 3rd time!) and 4th overall.


SmartMoney 2010

TradeKing once again received the maximum five-star rating for its customer service and quality of trading tools in SmartMoney's 2010 broker survey. Additionally, TradeKing was rated 1st in the customer service category (for the 2nd time!) and 5th overall.


SmartMoney 2009

TradeKing receives the maximum five-star rating for its customer service and quality of trading tools in SmartMoney's 2008 & 2009 broker survey.


SmartMoney 2008

TradeKing was rated #1 in customer service by SmartMoney Magazine, ahead of E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity, Charles Schwab and TD Ameritrade.


SmartMoney 2007

In its August 2007 issue SmartMoney rated TradeKing the #1 Discount Broker in its annual Broker Survey of US brokers.


SmartMoney 2006

TradeKing was rated the #1 discount broker in SmartMoney's Annual Broker Survey for 2006.


Barron's 2013

In Barron's 18th Annual ranking of online brokers, TradeKing was once again awarded 4 out of 5 stars for the 7th straight year. TradeKing was recognized in the "Best for Option Traders" category, earning 4 out of 5 stars.


Barron's 2012

In Barron's 17th Annual ranking of online brokers, TradeKing was once again awarded 4 out of 5 stars for the 6th straight year. TradeKing was recognized in the "Best for Option Traders," category and two years in a row among the best for "Long-Term Investing" category, earning 4 out of 5 stars.


Barron's 2011

In Barron's 16th Annual ranking of online brokers, TradeKing awarded 4 out of 5 stars for the 5th straight year. TradeKing was recognized in the "Best for Option Traders," "Usability," and "Long-Term Investing" categories, earning 4 out of 5 stars.


Barron's 2010

In Barron's 15th Annual ranking of online brokers, TradeKing awarded 4 out of 5 stars for the 4th straight year. TradeKing was recognized in the "Best for Option Traders" category, earning 4 out of 5 stars.


Barron's 2009

In Barron's 14th Annual ranking of online brokers, TradeKing awarded 4 out of 5 stars for the 3rd straight year. TradeKing was recognized in the "Best for Option Traders" and "Best for Long-Term Investing" categories, earning 4 out of 5 stars.


Barron's 2008

TradeKing was awarded four stars in Barron's 13th Annual ranking of top online brokers. The firm was given special recognition for its exceptional option trading tools, customer service and social media features. TradeKing was recognized in the "Best for Options Traders" and "Best for Buy and Hold" category, earning 4 out of 5 stars.

In comments accompanying the March 2008 rankings, Barron's stated that "TradeKing's site features new, slick tools that focus on finding and executing options strategies."


Barron's 2007

TradeKing was awarded the highest ranking of four stars in Barron's 12th Annual Survey of Best Browser-Based Online Brokers. The survey ranked TradeKing second (out of 15 Web-based brokers) for both "Usability" and "Cost".


Kiplinger's 2008

TradeKing was awarded the highest rating of 5 stars in Kiplinger's 2008 Review of the best online brokers. This recognition marks the third time this year an independent review awarded TradeKing top marks for its high-touch customer service.


Gomez 2009

TradeKing is recognized as a Leader in Web Site Speed and Availability in the Gomez "Best of the Web 2009" Report.


Webby 2008

TradeKing was selected as an Official Honoree in the Financial Services category in the 12th annual Webby Awards, sponsored by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences.


Financial Communications Society 2008

TradeKing was given "Best in Show" by the Financial Communications Society's 2008 Portfolio Awards for its groundbreaking Options Playbook.


Financial Communications Forum 2008

TradeKing was honored as a finalist for the 2008 Insight Award for Customer Advocacy in Financial Services.

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