PLANTATION, Fla., Feb. 17, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- TradeStation, the award-winning broker-dealer and futures commission merchant, announced today that it received the award for #1 Platform Technology for the fourth consecutive year in the 2016 Online Broker Review conducted by TradeStation is a Monex Group company (Monex Group, Inc. is listed on the first section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange, code: 8698).

In addition, TradeStation received a “Best in Class” rating in the Platform & Tools category for the fifth consecutive year, a “Best in Class” rating in the Active Trading category for the sixth consecutive year, and a “Best in Class” rating in the Options Trading category for the fourth year in a row.

TradeStation also was awarded “Best in Class” ratings in the categories of Trade Execution and Mobile Trading for the first time.’s sixth annual Broker Review evaluated 13 brokers on a total of 295 separate variables, which were then used to create 12 different category rankings.

“We’re honored that this year’s Broker Review has once again recognized TradeStation as the number-one platform technology,” said Salomon Sredni, CEO of TradeStation Group, Inc. and COO of Monex Group, Inc. “Not only did we maintain our ‘Best in Class’ ratings in the categories of Platform & Tools, Active Trading and Options Trading, but we also added two new 'Best in Class' ratings in the categories of Trade Execution and Mobile Trading. This recognition of TradeStation’s rapid progress in the emerging area of mobile trading technology is especially gratifying and a testament to our entire team’s dedication and hard work.”

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

About TradeStation Group, Inc.

TradeStation Group, Inc., through its principal operating subsidiaries, TradeStation Securities, Inc. and IBFX, Inc. (a/k/a TradeStation Forex), offers the TradeStation analysis and trading platform 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 EquitiesOptionsFutures and Forex trading strategies. TradeStation Group is a wholly owned subsidiary of Monex Group, Inc., 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 (FCM), and also a member of BATS’s BZX, BYX, EDGX and EDGA Exchanges, BOX Options Exchange, Chicago Board Options Exchange, Chicago Stock Exchange, International Securities Exchange, NASDAQ OMX BX, NASDAQ OMX PHLX, NASDAQ Stock Market, NYSE Arca and NYSE Mkt. 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 the company’s forex brokerage offering, and IBFX Australia Pty Ltd (ASIC regulated) provides forex brokerage services outside of the United States. The London-based subsidiary, TradeStation Europe Limited (FCA regulated), introduces UK and other European accounts to TradeStation Securities, Inc. and IBFX, Inc. The company’s technology subsidiary, TradeStation Technologies, Inc., develops and offers strategy trading software tools and subscription services, and hosts the TradingApp® Store.

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TradeStation Group, Inc.
Jo-Ann Bracelly