TradeStation Announces Launch of Technical Analysis and Trading Blog

Plantation, Florida, UNITED STATES

PLANTATION, Fla., Dec. 12, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- TradeStation, a Monex Group company (TSE:8698) and an award-winning broker-dealer and futures commission merchant, today announced the launch of its new Technical Analysis and Trading Blog, a new online resource designed to keep traders up to date with market trends and action.

The new blog, which is updated daily on the TradeStation website, was spearheaded by the TradeStation Labs team, led by Stanley Dash, TradeStation's Vice President of Applied Technical Analysis. TradeStation Labs is a dynamic resource for new and unique perspectives on markets and trading. The new blog features commentary and analysis from leading independent traders like Raghee Horner and Brian Kahn, as well as from Mr. Dash, Michael Burke, TradeStation's Vice President of Client Trading and Education, and other members of TradeStation's internal technical analysis team. The blog is intended to be used as an educational resource and does not provide investment or trading advice.

"With the launch of the blog, we round out our TradeStation Labs offerings by including timely market commentary, in addition to the practical education about market analysis and trading that TradeStation Labs offers through our Analysis Concepts papers and webinars," said Mr. Dash. "The new blog is an exciting addition that fits our mission – providing responsible and useful perspectives on markets and trading."

To speak with an account executive about TradeStation or to open an equities, futures or forex account with TradeStation, call 1-800-808-9336, or visit Institutional traders should call 1-800-579-7616.

About TradeStation

TradeStation is an award-winning online brokerage firm and trading platform. In March 2012, Barron's magazine, in its annual review of 24 online brokerage firms, awarded TradeStation its highest overall star ranking (4½ stars), as well as Best for Frequent Traders, Best Trading Experience and Technology and Best for International Traders. Also in March 2012, TradeStation won for Best Trading System – Stocks, Best Trading System – Futures, Best Institutional Platform, Best Professional Platform, Best Online Analytical Platform and Best Real-Time Data in the annual Readers' Choice Awards given by Technical Analysis of Stocks & Commodities magazine.

TradeStation Group, Inc., through its principal operating subsidiaries, TradeStation Securities, Inc. and IBFX, Inc., offers analytical and trading platforms to the active trader and certain institutional trader markets. The TradeStation platform offers electronic order execution and enables clients to design, test, optimize, monitor and automate their own custom equities, options, futures and forex trading strategies. TradeStation Group is a wholly owned subsidiary of Monex Group, one of the largest online financial services providers in Japan.

TradeStation Securities, Inc. (Member NYSE, FINRA, SIPC, NSCC, DTC, OCC & NFA) is a licensed securities broker-dealer and a registered futures commission merchant, and also a member of the Boston Options Exchange, Chicago Board Options Exchange, Chicago Stock Exchange, International Securities Exchange and NASDAQ OMX. Its TradeStation Prime Services division, based in New York, seeks to provide prime brokerage services, including securities lending, to small and mid-sized hedge funds and other firms. IBFX, Inc. (Member NFA) is a Retail Foreign Exchange Dealer (RFED) that provides forex brokerage services directly and through its TradeStation Forex division. The company's technology subsidiary, TradeStation Technologies, Inc., develops and offers strategy trading software tools and subscription services. TradeStation Europe Limited, an FSA-authorized brokerage firm, introduces UK and other European accounts to TradeStation Securities, Inc. and IBFX, Inc.



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