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Trade Stocks Globally from a Single Account

The IBKR Advantage

  • Low commissions with no added spreads, ticket charges, platform fees, or account minimums
  • Trade stocks globally on 90+ market centers
  • Lowest financing rates in the industry
  • Professional trading platforms, mobile apps, order types, and tools
  • Transparent shortable inventory and pricing
  • Fractional Shares let you invest regardless of share price
  • Earn extra income on your fully paid shares

Low Commissions with IB SmartRoutingSM

Commissions range from USD 0.0005 to USD 0.0035 per share on stocks and include the IB SmartRoutingSM system. IB SmartRoutingSM helps support best execution by searching for the best available prices for stocks, options and combinations across exchanges and dark pools. Also, it continuously evaluates changing market conditions and dynamically re-routes all or parts of your order.

Access to Global Markets

Trade stocks globally on
90+ market centers.

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Trade popular US stocks
around the clock,
five days per week.

Overnight Stock Trading

Lowest Financing Rates in the Industry

IBKR charges margin loan rates1 from USD 5.83% to USD 6.83% *

We offer the lowest margin loan interest rates of any broker, according to the 2024 online broker review.

Click below to calculate your own sample margin loan interest rate.

*Restrictions Apply

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Professional Trading Platforms, Order Types, and Tools

Powerful, award-winning trading platforms and tools for managing your portfolio. Available on desktop, mobile, and web.

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90+ order types – from limit orders to complex algorithmic trading – help you execute any trading strategy.

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Use a full suite of professional trading tools to help make better decisions and manage your portfolio. Spot market opportunities with Advanced Market Scanners and analyze your portfolio with Risk Navigator.

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Fundamentals Explorer provides comprehensive, worldwide fundamentals data on over 30k companies, shows more than 300 data points per company, has more than 80 sources for newswires and reports and features 5.5k+ analyst ratings from TipRanks.

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Align your investments with what you care about most. Use the Impact Dashboard to identify and invest in companies that share your values, and use ESG scores from Refinitiv to make investment decisions based on more than just financial factors.

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Transparent Shortable Inventory and Pricing

The Shortable Instruments (SLB) Search tool is a fully electronic, self service utility that lets you search for availability of shortable securities from within Client Portal.

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Pick Your
Pick Your
$ Amount
Share Price1 Number of Shares
NFLX $25 $644.50 0.0388
TSLA $25 $173.79 0.1439
GOOG $25 $176.03 0.1420
AMZN $25 $184.69 0.1354
$100 Stock Portfolio

Any trading symbols displayed are for illustrative purposes only and are not intended to portray recommendations.
[1] Share prices as of June 11, 2024.

Fractional Shares Let You Invest Regardless of Share Price

Buy or sell any eligible US or European stocks using fractional shares, which are stock units that amount to less than one full share, by placing an order for a specific purchase price rather than quantity of shares.

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Earn Extra Income on Your
Fully Paid Shares

Earn extra income on your fully paid shares. IBKR borrows your shares to lend to traders who want to short and are willing to pay interest to borrow the shares. You are paid interest each day shares are on loan and retain the ability to trade your loaned stock without restrictions.

Learn About Our Stock Yield Enhancement Program
Stock Yield Enhancement Program
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  1. According to Interactive Brokers Review: Read the full article Online Broker Reviews, May 6, 2024. "Professionals can take advantage of industry-leading commissions, including the lowest margin rates across all balance tiers."