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Interactive Brokers is one of the largest brokers in the world. Clients are accepted from all over the world. They offer high leverage with low margin rates for on exchange and OTC asset classes. For further information, you can read our interview with founder and CEO Thomas Peterffy here.

CEO Interview

Thomas Peterffy, founder and CEO of Interactive Brokers tells us about the highs and lows of the disruptive brokerage he founded 40 years ago.

There’s an expression that bands around the city: “during the floor”. It’s said in the tone of Uncle Albert from Only Fools and Horse when he would recount stories to Del Boy from “during the war”. It’s often used when old LIFFE floorers are boring on about their piped jackets back in the day, as though we should yarn for a return to the old open outcry floors.

The old dealing floors may well have been the “last bastion of pure capitalism” (according to Winthorpe) but electronic trading has been fantastic for traders, both in terms of flexible execution and pricing.

Read the full interview here

Interactive Brokers User Reviews

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Interactive Brokers

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 2 reviews

by Haroldo Mac Dowell on Interactive Brokers

  • Trading Platform 5/5
  • Customer Service 4/5: faster response time
  • Mobile Apps N/A
  • Spreads & Pricing 5/5
  • Market Range 5/5
  • Trade Execution Speed 5/5
  • Added Value 5/5

Has been the best for a while

(Trading stocks, indices, forex, commodities and fixed income with Interactive Brokers for over 5 years on a daily basis)

by Rob on Interactive Brokers

  • Trading Platform 5/5
  • Customer Service 4/5: faster response time
  • Mobile Apps N/A
  • Spreads & Pricing 5/5platform fees
  • Market Range 5/5
  • Trade Execution Speed 5/5
  • Added Value %/5

Fantastic broker,providing access to global markets

(Trading stocks with Interactive Brokers for 2-5 years on a weekly basis)