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Trade all over the world from one account! With access to market centers in 19 countries, your trading options are limitless; choose the currency and language you prefer to work in.

 

Multiple Trading Platforms with customizable layouts make streamlined, lightning fast, one-click trading a breeze. Test your ideas using Paper Trader. Review online trading options: 

 

Place Trade is committed to providing excellent investment advice. Put our team of experienced advisors on your side as you plan for your financial future.

 

Did you leave your old 401(k) behind? Our retirement specialists will make it easy for you to rollover your old 401(k) retirement account.

 

 

 

 

About Place Trade Financial, Inc.


Place Trade® is a global full service, discount brokerage firm offering both online trading and trustworthy financial guidance. Investing through our firm allows you to trade in your choice of over 100 market centers, 24 countries, 22 currencies, 12 languages and a wide range of investment securities all through one account. Clients may access market data 24 hours a day and six days a week to stay connected to all global markets. Our unique structure allows us to offer clients as much or as little assistance as is desired.

 

For Individuals, Business and Institutional Clients who are looking for Investment Advice:

We offer experienced full-service financial consultants to help you with a wide range of products and services including stocks, ETFs, options, extensive fixed income products, thousands of mutual funds, individual and business retirement plans (including the ability to partner with your payroll provider plan), ESOPs, voluntary group benefits and much more! 

Our team is experienced and prepared to assist you with the advice that fits all of your investment planning needs while offering some of the lowest trading commissions and lowest margin rates of any national full-service brokerage firm. Call us today at 1-800-50- PLACE or 1-919-719-7200 if you are searching for an investing partner who truly has your best interests in mind.

For Online Traders and Investors: 

 

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Best Execution

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Risk
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Education

Awards


See why Barron's Magazine awarded Place Trade 4 1/2 Stars and a Top 3 ranking in their special report of the Best Online Brokers. In addition to receiving high marks from Barron's in:

  • Trading experience & Tech 
  • Portfolio Analysis & Reports 
  • Customer service & Education, 
  • Usability & Low cost

Place Trade offers multiple state of the art highly customizable trading platforms, access to over 100 market centers worldwide, trading in your choice of languages and currencies as well as extensive option trading, stock yield enhancement, rebates on spreads/dark pools, VERIFIED price improvements, ultra-low margin rates and so much more.

(API) or our for FIX CTCI connections:

Place Trade provides alternatives for clients who prefer to access the Place Trade trading system using their own front end. Use our Place Trade Application Programming Interface (API) or our for FIX CTCI connections.

 

Place Trade clients benefit from some of the lowest stock, bond and option commissions in the online, discount broker or full-service industry. Compare our rates to other national firms and see why more people say that Place Trade truly is the smart place to trade.

 At Place Trade we offer some of the lowest full-service commission schedules and lowest margin rates of all the major national brokerage firms.  Whether you are a proud do-it-yourself or you are in need of a competent financial quarterback to assist you with your investments, our team is here to help. Join us and find out why investors worldwide say that Place Trade Financial is the smart place to invest in your financial future.

Choose Place Trade for maximum flexibility, low cost and all of the tools that you need to succeed!   

With over two decades of experience in the financial industry, combined with careful consideration and regard for our clients, Place Trade was created as a result of our commitment to investor independence and our continuing commitment to providing excellent investment advice. Place Trade is proud of its traditional values and as always we will treat you with the utmost integrity, loyalty and respect.

By meeting the changing needs of our customers, Place Trade Financial provides independent investors with the ability to make their own decisions and trade on a discount basis while simultaneously having access to an experienced financial professional when they need occasional investment advice. Place Trade also offers a Wealth Management program for those investors in need of full-time professional investment management.

Place Trade appeals to clients with various investment goals by offering a range of products and services including stocksoptionsmutual fundsETFsextensive fixed income securities, and Traditional IRAs as well as Roth IRAs. Additional services include Wealth Management, college and retirement planning401(k) rolloversbusiness retirement plans and more.

We look forward to a longstanding relationship that allows client flexibility, control and diversification of products and services alongside a significant reduction in costs. We are confident that Place Trade Financial, Inc. will assist you in meeting your financial objectives.

 

 Barron's awarded Place Trade® with 4.5 Stars and a Top 3 overall ranking on their Best Online Brokers Review for two years straight!

 

 

Learn more about our founder and CEO, Sarah M. Place.

 

Place Trade is a registered trademark owned by Place Trade Financial, Inc.

 

 

 

Place Trade is a global full service, discount brokerage firm offering both online trading and trustworthy financial guidance. Investing through our firm allows you to trade in your choice of over 100 market centers, 19+ countries, 12 currencies, 17 languages and a wide range of investment securities all through one account. Our unique structure allows us to offer clients as much or as little assistance as is desired.

  

 What we like most about Place Trade is that its friendly, attentive service complements IB’s [its trading] platform.

~ Barron's Magazine, 2013


For clients that are looking for investment advice:

We offer experienced financial consultants, a full range of products and services including an extensive fixed income desk, thousands of mutual funds,  ETFs, stocks, business retirement planning, voluntary group benefits and much more.

Our team is experienced and prepared to assist you with the advice that fits all of your investment planning needs while offering some of the lowest trading commissions and lowest margin rates of any national full service brokerage firm.  Call us today at 1-800-50- PLACE or 1-919-719-7200 if you are searching for an investing partner who truly has your best interests in mind.  

For online traders: 

 

Barron’s Magazine awarded Place Trade with 4 ½ Stars (out of a possible 5 stars) and ranked the firm as number three overall on Barron’s annual ranking of the Best Online Brokers.  Of the 24 online trading firms honored in the 2013 special report, Place Trade was one of only three firms that received the highest overall rating of 4 ½ stars.

 

 Barron’s intensive survey allowed for a very comprehensive analysis of the best online trading firms.

 

Best Online Brokers – Awards

Overall Awarded  4 ½ Stars,  Rank: #3

 

 Place Trade received highest marks for the following:

 

 Trading Experience & Technology                  4.7 Stars

 

 Usability                                                         4.6 Stars

 

 Mobile                                                            4.6 Stars

 

 Range of Offerings                                        4.1 Stars

 

Research Amenities                                        4.7 Stars

 

 Portfolio Analysis & Reports                            4.2 Stars

 

 Customer Service and Education                     4.7 Stars

 

 

Best for Frequent Traders

 

Barron’s further awarded Place Trade with top rankings in two additional categories.  Under the category entitled “And Who Best Suits Your Specific Needs?”  Tied with TD Ameritrade (think or swim), Place Trade received 4 stars and ranked among the top five firms named “Best for Frequent Traders.”

 

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Frequent Trader’s Lowest Monthly Cost

 

In the category entitled “Don’t Want to Spend a Lot?” Place Trade was ranked among the top 5 best firms with the lowest cost under “Frequent Trader’s Monthly Cost.”

 

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2012:  See why Barron's Magazine awarded Place Trade 4 Stars and a Top 10 overall ranking in their special report of the Best Online Brokers. In addition to receiving high marks from Barron's in:

  • Trading experience & Tech 
  • Portfolio analysis & Reports 
  • Customer service & Education, 
  • Usability & Low cost

Place Trade offers multiple state of the art highly customizable trading platforms, access to over 100 market centers worldwide, trading in your choice of languages and currencies as well as extensive option trading, stock yield enhancement, rebates on spreads/dark pools, VERIFIED price improvements, ultra-low margin rates and so much more.  

We provide alternatives for clients who prefer to access the Place Trade trading system using their own front end. Use our Place Trade Application Programming Interface (API) or our for FIX CTCI connections.


Place Trade clients benefit from some of the lowest stock, bond and option commissions in the online, discount broker or full-service industry.  Compare our rates to other national firms and see why more people say that Place Trade truly is the smart place to trade.

 

At Place Trade we offer some of the lowest full service commission schedules and lowest margin rates of all the major national brokerage firms.  Whether you are a proud do-it-yourself or you are in need of a competent financial quarterback to assist you with your investments, our team is here to help.  Join us and find out why investors worldwide say that Place Trade Financial is the smart place to invest in your financial future.


Choose Place Trade for maximum flexibility, low cost and all of the tools that you need to succeed!   

With over two decades of experience in the financial industry, combined with careful consideration and regard for our clients, Place Trade was created as a result of our commitment to investor independence and our continuing commitment to providing excellent investment advice. Place Trade is proud of its traditional values and as always we will treat you with the utmost integrity, loyalty and respect.

By meeting the changing needs of our customers, Place Trade Financial provides independent investors with the ability to make their own decisions and trade on a discount basis while simultaneously having access to an experienced financial professional when they need occasional investment advice. Place Trade also offers a Wealth Management program for those investors in need of full time professional investment management.

Place Trade appeals to clients with various investment goals by offering a range of products and services including stocks, options, mutual funds, ETFs, extensive fixed income securities, and Traditional IRAs as well as Roth IRAs.  Additional services include Wealth Management, College and Retirement Planning, 401(k) rollovers, Business Retirement Plans and more.

We look forward to a longstanding relationship that allows client flexibility, control and diversification of products and services alongside a significant reduction in costs. We are confident that Place Trade Financial, Inc. will assist you in meeting your financial objectives.

Learn more about our founder and CEO, Sarah M. Place.

Place Trade is a registered trademark owned by Place Trade Financial, Inc.

Place Trade is a global full service, discount brokerage firm offering both online trading and trustworthy financial guidance. Investing through our firm allows you to trade in your choice of market centers, countries, currencies, languages and securities all through one account. Our unique structure allows us to offer clients as much or as little assistance as is desired.

For clients that are looking for investment advice: we offer experienced financial consultants, a full range of products and services including an extensive fixed income desk, thousands of mutual funds, CDs, ETFs, and stocks. Our advisers are experienced and prepared to offer you investment advice that fits your needs. Call us today at 1-800-50- PLACE or 1-919-719-7200 if you are searching for an investing partner who has your best interests in mind.

For online traders: we offer multiple state of the art, highly customizable trading platforms, access to over 90 markets worldwide, PROVEN price improvements, and ultra-low margin rates. Place Trade clients pay some of the lowest stock, bond and option commissions in the online, discount broker or full-service industry.  Compare our rates to other national firms and see why more people say that Place Trade truly is the smart place to trade.

At Place Trade we offer some of the lowest full-service commission schedules and lowest margin rates of all the major national brokerage firms.  Whether you are a proud do-it-yourself or you are in need of a competent financial quarterback to assist you with your investments, our team is here to help.  Join us and find out why investors worldwide say that Place Trade Financial is the smart place to invest in your financial future.

With over two decades of experience in the financial industry, combined with careful consideration and regard for our clients, Place Trade was created as a result of our commitment to investor independence and our continuing commitment to providing excellent investment advice. Place Trade is proud of its traditional values and as always we will treat you with the utmost integrity, loyalty, and respect.

By meeting the changing needs of our customers, Place Trade Financial provides independent investors with the ability to make their own decisions and trade on a discount basis while simultaneously having access to an experienced financial professional when they need occasional investment advice. Place Trade also offers a Wealth Management program for those investors in need of full-time professional investment management.

Place Trade appeals to clients with various investment goals by offering a range of products and services including stocks, options, mutual funds, ETFs, extensive fixed income securities, and Traditional IRAs as well as Roth IRAs. Additional services include Wealth Management, college and retirement planning401(k) rolloversbusiness retirement plans and more.

We look forward to the beginning of a longstanding relationship that allows client flexibility and control and diversification of products and services alongside a significant reduction in costs. We are confident that Place Trade Financial, Inc. will assist you in meeting your financial objectives.

Learn more about our founder and CEO, Sarah M. Place,

 

 

 

普瑞思是一家全球性的全面服務的低收費的券商。 我們的公司同時提供可靠的在綫證券交易和金融指導。通過我們公司投資,你可以在一個賬戶中進行多個市場,多個國家,多種語言,多種貨幣的投資。我們獨特的服務結構可以提供我們的顧客他們想要的服務程度。

對於希望尋找投資顧問的顧客:我們為您提供有經驗的金融咨詢師,完整的產品與服務包括一個全面的固定收入表,包含了上千個共同基金,定期大額存單,交易所交易基金以及股票。我們有充分經驗的咨詢師時刻準備為您提供投資建議以適應您的需求,現在就請撥打我們的免費電話 1-800-PLACE 或者 1-919-719-7200。我們心中顧客的利益永遠是第一位的。

對於在綫交易者:我們提供多種最先進的,高度可自定義的交易平臺。可以在全球90個市場進行交易。 低保證金率,以及很低廉的佣金。 PT的客戶可以得到目前在各種經紀可以得到的最低的股票,債券和期權交易佣金。將我們的費率和其他全國性公司的費率進行對比,您可以了解爲什麽說使用我們的服務是一個聰明的選擇。

儅您希望得到專業的投資指導時,我們提供有經驗的金融咨詢師。我們根據您的投資偏好為您進行投資指導,我們尊重您的獨立性。您可能比較喜歡使用精簡經紀商或者完全您自己在我們高技術的交易平臺上進行交易。我們的很多客戶通常選擇這些方式的結合。來進行交易,無論您的獨立程度,你在您需要的時候,我們的咨詢師總是在您觸手可及的地方為您提供服務。儅您需要我們的幫助時,請給我們打電話。不要有任何的顧慮。

相比其他全國性的經紀公司,我們提供在完整经济商中最低的佣金,以及最低的保證金利息率。無論您想自己操槃還是需要一位投資顧問來輔助您的投資決策,我們的團隊都會隨時準備為您服務。請採取我們的服務,您會發現爲什麽說我們公司是您投資的明智之選。

我們擁有二十年的金融業經營經驗,並且對客戶利益極盡關注。普銳斯的經營理念是尊重投資者的獨立投資意願和盡力提供最卓越的投資建議。我們以我們的一直傳承的經營理念為榮,並且會一如既往的為您提供最誠信,最尊貴的服務。

通過不斷迎合我們顧客日新月異的需求,我們提供獨立投資者最優的獨立投資環境,並且在客戶需要投資咨詢服務時即使提供最好的資訊建議。 PT 同時為那些需要專職投資管理的客戶提供財富管理項目。

普銳斯為不同目的的投資者提供廣泛的投資產品與服務,其中包括股票,共同基金,交易所交易基金,擴展固定收入債券。其他增值服務包括財富管理,求學以及退休計劃商業退休計劃等等。

我們期待與您開展長期客戶服務關係,為您提供靈活以及多樣性的投資產品與服務的同時為您提供成本的減低。我們很自信我們能夠提供滿足您金融目標的投資產品與服務

了解我們的創始人和CEO Sarah M. Place.

 

 

Minimize your Trading Costs with Place Trade®

Minimize Investment Trading Costs

*Stock Minimum $1.50, Stock Commissions are "All-in" for Smart Routed orders.  *Options Minimum $1.50, No Base Fee, Simple $0.75 Per Contract (Exchange fees are passed through directly to you with no mark-up or payment to Place Trade®.) 

 

Enjoy Huge Savings & Learn Why Experienced Traders Choose Place Trade!

 

Place Trade has been ranked as one of the lowest cost online trading firms by internationally recognized independent sources.  Flat rates are not always cheaper - especially when you realize what is lying behind the sparkling stuff.  Your overall trading costs are detrimental to your bottom line.  

Great Service, award winning trading technology, access to experienced financial professionals when you need them along with some of the lowest commissions and margin rates in the financial services industry are just a few of the reasons why more people are switching to Place Trade every day! 

 

 

 Award Winning Customer Service & Trading Platforms • Usability • Portfolio Analysis & Reports • Research & Amenities • Education 


 

Deep Discount Online Trading Commissions

Smart Traders enjoy some of the lowest commissions of any full service or online broker.  View online trading commissions on all products, including stocks, ETFs and warrants, options, bonds, mutual funds and CFDs around the world.


View International Online Trading Commissions:

Asia Pacific

Europe

North America

 US Online Trading

 

 

Seriously Low Margin Rates

Who cares if you save a couple of bucks on a stock's commission when you end up paying thousands of dollars more to hold it on margin?  Whether you are looking for the lowest margin rates on your full service or online trading investment accounts, you will find that Place Trade offers significantly lower margin rates than lead competitors! In fact, we offer some of the lowest margin rates of any national brokerage firm.   

View Current Margin Rates:

USD Balances

All Available Currencies


 

Account Related Costs & Other Potential Fees

Even If your current broker is charging you a cheap commission you may still be losing out by paying lots of hidden fees or getting lousy fills on your orders.  There is a reason why Place Trade has been named one of the lowest cost brokers... don't let the not so obvious fees take a huge bite out of your bottom line! 

 

 

Best Execution - Verified!

Although "Best Execution" is not a fee, we include it here because getting a better fill reduces your overall trading costs and obviously improves your overall investment returns.  

Learn what others won't tell you and why sometimes what may look cheaper somewhere else may cost you more in the long run... just because you cannot see something - it does not mean that it is not there eating away at your bottom line!  Does your broker offer you rebates or your part of the credit spread or is this just another way that you are paying more without even realizing it?


Learn about what others are conveniently Leaving Out


Full Service Financial Advice & Planning

Full service financial advice is available to all clients however the fee schedule is higher and fees will depend on the level of service that you are searching for to help you meet your investment goals.  Speak with an experienced financial professional today for more information by calling 1-800-50-PLACE or 919-719-7200.

 

No Platform Fees


No Account Transfer Fees (ACATs)


No Corporate Action Fees 


No "Base Plus" Commissions or other tricky stuff!


No Requirement to Subscribe to any Market Data Fees!


 

No Fees to Wire Funds once per month! (First Wire is Free - if you actually do more than one it is still super cheap after that!!!)

 

Please Note:  We show all of our fees but that does not mean that you will necessarily be paying all of them. If you think that we are expensive please give us a call so that we may clarify our fees as they would apply to your specific situation.  

 

When choosing the broker that is right for you, it is important to consider your overall trading costs as well as ability to access the right products and services that you actually need.  What good is a cheap broker if you get lousy service?  What good is a cheap commission if you get a lousy fill (and most likely do not even know it)?  

  

 Our clients include both active and professional traders/institutions as well as individual investors that buy and hold for the long term and just about everywhere else in between!  

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Execution Price Comparison*


Net Dollar Price Improvement vs. National Best Bid/Offer2      Significantly better than the industry average for 8 years in a row!       Independent Third Party Verification      

Best Execution

 

The Smartest Traders know the difference between being told that they are getting lightning fast executions and actually getting the best execution. Verified!

Using IB SmartRoutingSM technology we;

  • search for the best firm stock, option, and combination prices available at the time of your order, 

  • seek to immediately execute your order electronically and

  • we have independent third party verification to back up the stats - No fluff, just the facts!  
 

*The statistics speak for themselves. Based on independent measurements, the Transaction Auditing Group, Inc., (TAG), a third-party provider of transaction analysis, has determined that our clearing firm's US stock and options price executions and European stock1 price executions continued to be significantly better than the industry2 during the second half of 2013.

 

 

 

Barron’s Best Online Brokers ~ 4.5 Stars 

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Barron’s awarded Place Trade with an overall 4.5 Stars and an overall Top 3 Rating in the Barron's Best Online Brokers annual review ~ Top 10 Ranking ~ 3 years in a Row!

Criteria included Trading Experience and Technology, Usability, Mobile, Range of Offerings, Research Amenities, Portfolio Analysis & Report, Customer Service & Education, and Costs.


The Best Online Brokers of 2014   (March 15, 2014)  


Back Online!  (March 12, 2013)


Cut the Cord  (March 12, 2012)


Barron's is a registered trademark of Dow Jones & Company, Inc.


                                       

 

 

Stock Commissions for Asia-Pacific Markets      Stock Commissions for European Markets      Stock Commissions for North American Markets


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In addition to extremely low commissions and margin rates Place Trade clients receive the benefit of proven price improvement via IB SmartRoutingSM verified by The Transaction Auditing Group, Inc. (TAG).


Broker-assisted and Full Service Orders start at only $15. Contact an advisor at 1-800-50-PLACE for our full service commission rates. 


Fine Print:

[1] Rates were obtained on May 5, 2014 from each firm's website. Some of the firms listed may have additional fees and some firms may reduce or waive commissions or fees, depending on account activity or total account value. Supporting documentation for any claims and statistical information will be provided upon request.

[2] Place Trade calculates the interest charged on margin loans using the applicable rates for each interest rate tier listed on its website. For additional information on margin loan rates, see: index.php/why-place-trade/reasons-to-choose-pt/low-cost/very-low-margin-rates

[3] Our clients benefit from the strength of our clearing firm's execution which have
 outperformed the industry as a whole for Eight Straight Years - 2007 through 2013 based on independent measurements by the Transaction Auditing Group, Inc., (TAG), a third-party provider of transaction analysis. 


Price Improvement for each period is as follows:


  Equities cents 
per 100 shares
Options cents 
per contract
2nd half 2007 35 57
1st half 2008 475 53
2nd half 2008 42 60
1st half 2009 532 22
2nd half 2009 42 60
1st half 2010 28 53
2nd half 2010 30 21
1st half 2011 38 20
2nd half 2011 30 21
1st half 2012 33 19
2nd half 2012 41 24
1st half 2013 20 21
2nd half 2013 23 20

 


[4]  Net $ Improvement per Share Definition 

 

((# of Price Improved Shares * Price Improvement Amount) - (# of Price Disimproved Shares * Price Disimprovement Amount))
Total Number of Executed Shares


[5] For additional information regarding Best Execution please see index.php/low-cost-trading-investing/verified-best-execution and review the following information courtesy of our clearing firm (Interactive Brokers [IB]): The Transaction Auditing Group (TAG). Industry as a whole for the referenced periods according to TAG. The TAG analysis for US stocks included all market orders of 100 shares or more up to 10,000 shares. The analysis for US options included all market order sizes in US options and includes exchange rebates received by customers under IB's cost-plus pricing structure. The TAG analysis of orders routed to exchanges in Europe included all orders routed for execution during regular trading hours including all market and marketable limit orders and orders near the market (orders having a limit price within one-tenth of a Euro from the quote price at time of order receipt) on stocks listed on the included exchanges, weighted by the volume executed on each exchange. The exchanges for European stocks are XETRA, EURONEXT, CHI-X, WIENER BORSE, TURQUOISE, LONDON and NASDAQ OMX.


Source:  The Transaction Auditing Group (TAG). Industry as a whole for the referenced periods according to TAG. 


About TAG: 

Since 1996, TAG has been the leader in independent Best Execution analysis throughout the US and now, Europe. Its products offer comprehensive assessment of execution quality for equities and options, utilizing massive real time market data and archival capabilities with proprietary measurement tools to create standardized and custom reports. TAG provides business intelligence to gain market share, differentiate from competitors, and validate performance. 

For more information visit www.tagaudit.com. The Transaction Auditing Group, Inc. (TAG), an independent company, is not affiliated with Place Trade Financial or our clearing firm. The statistics provided by TAG are from sources believed to be reliable, but TAG makes no representation as to the completeness or fitness for any particular purpose. Information produced by TAG is copyrighted and any unauthorized use, duplication, redistribution or disclosure is prohibited.

 

Any trading symbols displayed are for illustrative purposes only and are not intended to portray a recommendation.


Place Trade Financial, Inc. is a member of FINRASIPC.


Please check out our Margin Trading page, or view our rates for online Bond and Options trading.

 

 

 

 

1-800-50-PLACE (1-800-507-5223) or 1-919-719-7200 

 

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Learn more about retirement planning by visiting some of the links below:

Roth IRA

SEP IRA

SIMPLE IRA

Traditional IRA

Qualified Plans

Rollover IRAs

Find out how Place Trade can help you get the most out of your college planning by visiting some of the links below:


Coverdell ESA

529 College Savings Plans

UGMA/UTMA Accounts