Interactive Brokers Promotions

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    Stock Trading
    Fixed pricing: $0.005 per share (min $1 per order, max 1.0% of trade value). Tiered pricing: Starts at $0.0035 per share for less than 300,000 shares (min $0.35 per order, max 1% of trade value)
    Options Trading
    $.70 per contract ($1 minimum per order)
    Minimum Deposit
    $10,000 for individual accounts; $5,000 for IRAs; $3,000 for clients 25 and under
    Commission Free ETFs
    45
    Mutual Fund Trading
    $0 for no-transaction-fee funds. For transaction-fee funds, 3% trade value OR $14.95, per transaction, whichever is less, for transaction-fee funds
    Customer Service
    United States: Monday-Friday 8am - 10pm ET; Sunday 1pm - 7pm ET (24/7 Weekday service available in other countries)
    Inactivity Fee
    $10/month for accounts under $100,000; $20/month for accounts under $2,000; $3/month for clients 25 and younger
    Maintenance Fee
    Waived if account value is at least $100,000 OR if monthly commission requirements are met. If not met, the activity fee is the difference. For accounts less than $100,000: the commission requirement is $10/month. For accounts less than $2,000: the commission requirement is $20/month. For clients 25 and younger: the commission requirement is $3/month.
    Banking
    No
    Desktop App
    Yes
    Mobile App
    Yes
    Forex Trading
    Available for qualified customers
    Futures Trading
    Yes
    Locations
    No
    Virtual Trading
    Yes

Pricing information from published websites as of 4/16/2018

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Benefits and Features

Stock TradingFixed pricing: $0.005 per share (min $1 per order, max 1.0% of trade value). Tiered pricing: Starts at $0.0035 per share for less than 300,000 shares (min $0.35 per order, max 1% of trade value)
$4.95 per trade
Options Trading$.70 per contract ($1 minimum per order)$4.95 per online trade, plus $0.65 per contract
Minimum Deposit$10,000 for individual accounts; $5,000 for IRAs; $3,000 for clients 25 and under
$0
Mutual Fund Trading$0 for no-transaction-fee funds. For transaction-fee funds, 3% trade value OR $14.95, per transaction, whichever is less, for transaction-fee funds$0 transaction fee for Fidelity funds
$0 on purchase for NTF (no transaction fee) non-Fidelity funds. ($49.95 on redemption if held less than 60 days)
$49.95 on purchase for non-Fidelity funds; $0 on redemption. (Certain funds may have a $75 transaction fee).
Commission Free ETFs
45
265 including 25 Fidelity factor, sector, stock, and bond ETFs and 240 iShares® ETFs
Broker Assisted Trades
$30
$32.95 per trade for representative-assisted trades.
Customer ServiceUnited States: Monday-Friday 8am - 10pm ET; Sunday 1pm - 7pm ET (24/7 Weekday service available in other countries)
(800) 343-3548
Inactivity Fee$10/month for accounts under $100,000; $20/month for accounts under $2,000; $3/month for clients 25 and younger
$0
Maintenance FeeWaived if account value is at least $100,000 OR if monthly commission requirements are met. If not met, the activity fee is the difference. For accounts less than $100,000: the commission requirement is $10/month. For accounts less than $2,000: the commission requirement is $20/month. For clients 25 and younger: the commission requirement is $3/month.
$0 account service fee
Banking
No
Fidelity Cash Management Account includes reimbursed ATM fees, no monthly fee, no minimum balance requirement, FDIC insurance, mobile check deposit, free billpay and free checkwriting.
Mobile App
Yes
Desktop App
Yes
Active Trader Pro (requires you trade 36 times or more in a rolling 12 month period)
Forex TradingAvailable for qualified customers 
Futures Trading
Yes
 
Locations
No
More than 180
Online Community
Yes
 
Seminars
Yes
 
Virtual Trading
Yes

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Interactive Brokers: Pricing information from published websites as of 4/16/2018

Fidelity: Pricing information from published website as of 02/28/2017

    Earn $200 with Referrals

    Refer clients to Interactive Brokers and earn a flat fee of $200 for each referred client who maintains an active account with at least $10,000 for a minimum of one year. To refer clients, either log in to Account Management to send clients invitations or send yourself an invitation and send the link you received to applicants.


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