Platforms and Tools

Platforms & Tools

TradeStation Securities’ innovative trading platforms and tools provide the power and reliability you need to feel more confident in your trading. With more than 35 years of industry experience, TradeStation Securities has the tools and support you need.

Get the edge and feel confident in your trading.

TradeStation Securities’ desktop, web, and mobile platforms put powerful tools into the hands of traders and investors – helping to level the playing field in the competitive world of trading and investing.

TradeStation Securities' broad range of tools help you analyze the markets, place trades and manage your account, at home or on the go.

These tools include TradeStation Securities' award-winning* TradeStation Platform, and its highly rated iOS and Android mobile apps and easy-to-use browser-based app for ultimate flexibility.

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TradeStation Tools

Desktop Platform

Experience the full power of TradeStation Securities on its award-winning* desktop platform.

TradeStation Securities’ desktop platform delivers all the power, speed and flexibility active traders demand: dynamic market-scanning tools, fully customizable charting, fast and reliable trade execution, advanced order management and fully automated strategy trading.

  • Test your ideas before placing a trade
  • Access built-in trading apps to help you trade efficiently and manage risk
  • Translate your trading ideas into strategies
  • Find trading opportunities - fast

Advanced Charting

Award-winning* charting tools for the serious trader.

RadarScreen®

Find trading opportunities as they happen in real time.

The Matrix

A detailed market depth window, an advanced order-entry tool, and an order-tracking system, all in one view.

EasyLanguage®

TradeStation Technology’s proprietary computer language designed for traders allows you to write your very own program to back-test and automate your boldest trading ideas.

Web Trading

Use TradeStation from virtually any computer with Internet access and a browser.

Now you can securely log in from your Mac or PC web browser to check breaking news, monitor the markets, place a trade, or manage your positions and account. TradeStation Securities’ powerful web-based platform gives you streaming real-time data and one-click trade execution – the same essential capabilities featured in its desktop software.

What makes our web trading platform powerful?

  • It's Simple
    Easy to use, it features the same technology that powers TradeStation Securities’ other products.
  • It's Accessible
    No download or installation required.
  • It's Fast
    Enjoy the power of TradeStation Securities’ market data and order execution infrastructure.

Access Web Trading at: Webtrading.tradestation.com

TradeStation Securities Mobile Apps

Connect to the markets and your account anywhere, anytime.

Access core features of the platform from your iOS or Android device, synchronized to your online account in real time.

Main Tech Features

  • Get streaming quotes for stocks, indices, options, futures, and cryptocurrencies in real time
  • Analyze and trade options spreads on the go
  • Monitor market depth and trade from the Matrix
  • Get mobile alerts on price and volume swings, and customize your set-up with alert types.
  • Analyze charts with indicators, and use drawing tools to identify movements, patterns, and trends.
  • Place orders with ease and select the size, type, routing, and duration of your trade
  • Track your positions, orders and balances

TradeStation Securities' FuturesPlus Platform

Experience the next generation of Futures Options trading with FuturesPlus. Trade Options on Futures anytime, anywhere, from any Desktop, web browser or mobile device.

TradeStation Securities teamed up with Trading Technologies, an industry powerhouse, to develop the most robust, most powerful Futures Options trading experience we’ve ever offered.

There has never been a better time to trade Futures with TradeStation Securities. With FuturesPlus you can trade the leading international exchanges and liquidity platforms, including CME and ICE. Keep an eye on the markets, tap into one of the industry’s most robust charting analysis tool, and build pre-defined options strategies on the go.

Trade Futures Options with FuturesPlus for just $1.50 per contract, per side.

  • Easy order entry
  • No platform fees
  • Powerful execution
  • Free market data

Simulated Trading

Test your trading strategies before you trade

TradeStation Securities' simulated trading account allows you to test your strategies in real-time – without risking your capital.

You also have access to one of the industry’s largest historical market databases, allowing you to back-test your stock, options, and futures trading strategies on decades of historical market data.

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Order Execution Quality

Get fast, reliable order execution

TradeStation Securities delivers fast, reliable order execution for its customers. TradeStation Securities uses a combination of advanced order routing technology, regular and rigorous reviews of speed, execution quality, and price improvement to support its customers’ trading experience.

The proof is in the numbers

In Q1 of 2020 calendar year, TradeStation Securities delivered more than $8,066,877* of price improvement to its customers on market and marketable limit equity and options orders.

  • $15.66*
    Average price improvement per order filled
  • .266 seconds*
    Speed
  • 95.29%*
    At a Better %

*Statistics provided by S3 Matching Technologies LP

Powerful Execution

Speed, Quality and Reliability

TradeStation Securities’ powerful order execution technology provides impressive speed and reliability, empowering you to stay on top of market shifts as they occur

TradeStation Securities connects directly to dozens of stocks, futures, and options market centers to give you fast, high quality fills.

TradeStation Securities uses an independent third-party to benchmark its performance in dozens of different ways, including execution speed and fill quality.

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Dive Into our Market Data

Get Access to Historical Data

TradeStation Securities’ infrastructure provides access to a massive historical database of stock, futures, and index data, so you have the depth you need to support your back-tested trade ideas and market analysis to make more informed decisions.

  • Daily stock data goes back over 50 years
  • Intraday stock data goes back over 28 years
  • Daily futures data goes back as far as 69 years
  • Intraday futures data goes back as far as 36 years
  • Daily index data goes back as far as 59 years
  • Intraday index data goes back over 35 years

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