Best Options Brokers

Following are the best options brokers in the world:

Goldman Sachs - The Tabb Group's US Options Trading 2009 report found Goldman Sachs to be the top options broker by number of mentions from respondents, with REDIPlus being the No. 1 options trading platform. In addition it has been awarded the 'Best Multi-Asset Trading Service Equities, Futures, Options, Synthetics, FX' at the inaugural TradeTech 2007 Awards in Paris.

Sucden (UK) Limited - It is one of London’s leading commodity and financial futures and options brokers, and has been voted ‘Best Futures and Options Broker’ by readers of Shares Magazine. Sucden (UK) Limited is authorised and regulated by The Financial Services Authority.

TradeKing - In Barron's 15th Annual ranking of online brokers, TradeKing was awarded 4 out of 5 stars for the fourth straight year. It was recognized in the "Best for Option Traders" category, earning 4 out of 5 stars. In addition it was given "Best in Show" by the Financial Communications Society's 2008 Portfolio Awards for its groundbreaking Options Playbook.

MB Trading - It has earned a 4.5 out of 5 star rating in Barron's 2010 Review of Online Brokers. The company is ranked 2nd overall and tied for 1st place in the categories of Trade Experience and Portfolio Analysis & Reporting. The company is also tied for 1st position in the separate categories of "Best for Frequent Traders" and "Best for Options Traders".

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