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Why TradeKing?

There are many reasons to open a TradeKing account. Here are five.

Reason number 1

We have fair and simple pricing

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You pay $4.95 for stock and ETF trades and $4.95 plus 65 cents per contract when trading options. Also, there are no account minimums. At TradeKing, we make your dollars count.

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Reason number 2

Our customer service is ranked #1

TradeKing Customer Service

Sometimes it seems great customer service is a thing of the past. But not at TradeKing. We offer short hold times, fast email responses and instant online broker chat. Whatever you need from us, we'll make it easy to get. No wonder SmartMoney gave our Customer Service their very highest ratings in their latest broker survey.

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Reason number 3

To make the right trades, you need the right tools

TradeKing Trading Tools

When you open your account, you'll get instant access to our award-winning suite of research and trading tools, like MarketGrader Research Reports, our Maxit Tax Manager, Probability Calculator, Profit and Loss Calculator, Stock and Option Screeners, Technical Analysis Tools, and our new active trading platform, TradeKing LIVE. It's all free to every client, with no minimum balances or minimum number of trades.

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Reason number 4

Our innovative Trader Network

TradeKing Trader Network

At TradeKing, you don't have to trade alone. You can watch and interact with fellow stock and option traders. You can share experiences, ideas and strategies for trading stock online.

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Reason number 5

Accounts are covered by SIPC and protected with additional insurance

Account Protection and Security

Our website uses industry-leading encryption technology to ensure a safe and secure web experience. And, with SIPC protection plus additional third-party insurance, you can sleep easy at night, knowing your assets are safe and sound with us.

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We think once you discover all we have to offer, you'll know we're the right broker for you.

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