PLANTATION, Fla., March 27, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- TradeStation, a Monex Group company and award-winning* online broker-dealer and futures commission merchant, received the highest rating of 4 ½ stars for “Best for Frequent Traders” for the eighth consecutive year in Barron’s magazine’s annual review of online brokerage firms, now in its twenty-third year.

TradeStation was also rated among the top online brokers for options traders, earning 4 stars in the category of “Best for Options Traders.”

Across the eight major categories surveyed by Barron’s – Trade Experience and Technology; Usability; Mobile; Range of Offerings; Research Amenities; Portfolio Analysis and Reports; Customer Service, Education, Security; and Costs – TradeStation ranked among the top five online brokers overall.

In its review, Barron’s highlighted the latest version of TradeStation’s platform, noting that it “features a much easier-to-use experience” as well as TradeStation Today, “a trader’s home base” with “educational content, market update videos and other new tools.” Barron’s noted that TradeStation’s platform customization and charting options have been simplified, and that mobile customers can now tap into TradeStation’s new “Trader Concierge, which provides notifications on news, price changes, and technical alerts, based on the account’s holdings.”

“We’re honored to once again receive the highest rating in the category of ‘Best for Frequent Traders’ in Barron’s latest survey of the leading online brokerages,” said John Bartleman, President of TradeStation Group, Inc. “In the past year, we’ve freshened TradeStation’s look and simplified our user experience, while remaining steadfast in our commitment to producing the absolute best trading technology and tools available to active traders and investors.”

To speak with an account executive to learn more about TradeStation or to open an account, call 1-800-808-9336, or visit

About TradeStation Group, Inc.

TradeStation Group, Inc., through its principal operating subsidiary, TradeStation Securities, Inc., 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 equities, options and futures 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 & CME) is a licensed securities broker-dealer and a registered futures commission merchant (FCM), and a member of major stock, options and futures exchanges in the United States. 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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