TradeStation Securities offers a variety of account types to meet the needs of individual traders and investors including, Individual, Joint, Entity and Institutional.

Individual & Joint

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TradeStation’s individual and joint accounts are its most popular trading accounts.

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A personal brokerage account for individual traders with only one account owner.

Joint with Right of Survivorship

This account has two account owners. If one account owner passes away, the remaining account owner succeeds to the rights of the entire account.

Joint Tenants in Common

This account has two or up to three account owners with each person owning a specified percentage of the account. If one account owner passes away, that person’s portion of the account is transferred to his or her beneficiaries.


Custodial account types are established for a minor and managed by a guardian on the minor’s behalf.


The accounts you need to take care of business.

Select from a variety of entity accounts, including a limited partnership, general partnership, corporate, trust, limited liability, and sole proprietorship.

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A trust account is opened by an individual and managed by a trustee for the benefit of a third party.


A corporate account is owned by a corporation.

General Partnership

A General Partnership account is owned by a partnership, which is typically managed by a general partner or partners.

Limited Partnership

In addition to general partners. a Limited Partnership account has one or more limited partners who own passive interests in the partnership.

Limited Liability Company

A limited liability company is managed by one or more managing members and typically has other passive members.

Sole Proprietorship

A sole proprietorship account is owned 100% by one individual and conducted under a business name.


Trading technologies and tailored brokerage solutions for institutional traders.

TradeStation Securities’ Institutional Services offering serves a broad range of institutional clients, backed by more than 30 years of experience. Become a part of a diverse base of institutional traders:

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  • Money Managers
  • Advisors
  • Hedge Funds
  • Family Offices
  • Proprietary Trading
  • Wealth and Asset Management

Services designed to meet the complex needs of the institutional trader.

Industry-leading technology that allow clients to stay ahead of market moves.

  • Priority Onboarding
    With support from a specialist
  • Competitive Pricing & Interest Rates
    Flexible pricing based on your trading volumes, competitive margin and interest rates
  • Robust Trading Platform
    Advanced trading tools with over 40 years of historical market data
  • Reliability & Service
    Experienced team of brokerage professionals
  • Brokerage Services
    A wide range of brokerage services
  • Securities Lending
    We leverage our industry relationships in search for hard to borrow low-priced securities
  • Institutional Execution Services
    Comprehensive electronic execution services across multiple asset classes.
  • Advisory Services
    Customized services to help you realize your client’s goals.
  • Algorithms
    Powerful algorithms for maximum efficiency and minimum costs
  • Analytics
    Experience the power of TradeStation Securities’ award-winning* desktop platform.
  • API Integration & Co-Location
    TradeStation Securities Institutional partners with FCM360 to provide an ultra-low-latency solution.
  • Data/Execution
    Empower your business with exceptional market data and order execution technology.

How to get started

It’s easy to get started.

It's simple and easy to get started with TradeStation. Follow these steps to open your account today.

Step 1

Review account types

Step 2

Open an account

Step 3

Fund your account

Step 4

Start trading

Funding Instructions

You can transfer money electronically from one of your existing bank or brokerage accounts to your TradeStation Securities account.

Access funding instructions from the TradeStation Securities Client Center after you receive your account approval confirmation e-mail.

Funding Instructions

Safety of Funds

Read more about TradeStation Securitites’ ways of protecting your funds within the TradeStation family of companies.

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