Best for Options Traders

OptionsHouse has earned a third consecutive ranking as “Best for Options Traders” and was awarded 4½ stars for Trade Experience in Barron’s 2011 annual ranking of top online brokers. OptionsHouse, LLC was founded by PEAK6 Investments, LP in 2005. It utilizes tools and methods derived from PEAK6′s extensive trading platforms; the same state-of-the-art technology used to trade large-scale positions on every U.S. exchange, every single trading day.

For the second year in a row, thinkorswim, Inc., a brokerage subsidiary of TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation, was rated the No. 1 broker by Barron's based on trade experience, trading technology, usability, range of offerings, research amenities, portfolio analysis and reports, customer service and education, and costs. The broker was also named as one of the best for Frequent Traders and Options Traders.

For the second straight year, Barron's has named tradeMONSTER "Best for Options Traders" in their 16th annual online broker review. All tradeMONSTER accounts come with free access to real-time streaming quotes, charts and options chains, as well as paperTRADE and an extensive help and learning center.

optionsXpress has been rated 4 Stars and Best for Options Traders by Barron's. Founded in February 2000, optionsXpress is a pioneer in online stock, options and futures brokerage service to the self-directed investor. It is a member of SIPC, the Securities Investor Protection Corporation, which protects against losses caused by the financial failure of the broker-dealer, but not against losses resulting from depreciation in a security’s value.

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