A Best Online Broker for Trading, Investing & Financial Planning Open an Account Button Contact Us Login Log In Log into

Powerful Technology, Trading Platforms & Trading Tools




Fuel Your Strategies with Powerful Trading Platforms & Tools



Place Trade clients receive the benefits of powerful trading technology and low, transparent trading costs along with multiple trading platforms. Trade your way with the market maker-designed Place Trader Workstation (TWS) or if you prefer, you may choose our HTML-based WebTrader which has a clean and simple interface or you may choose to use the easiest application available through the client portal called QuickTrade.

Traders on-the-go can use one of our mobile solutions, including mobileTWS for iPhoneTM, TWS for Blackberry® and MobileTrader, for Android and other smartphones, tablets and more.




Multiple Trading Platforms to Help Fit All of Your Investment Needs


Desktop trading platform

Desktop Trading



HTML-based trading platform

Web Trading



Mobile Trading



QuickTrade Trading Platform

Quick Trade


Paper Trading

Virtual / Paper Trading



Place Trade Financial offers state of the art technology through multiple trading platforms. Through our clearing firm,* which has been building electronic access trading technology that delivers real advantages to professionals worldwide for more than 40 years, our clients receive the benefits of powerful technology and low, transparentt trading costs.

We offer multiple trading platforms that provide the ideal environment for all types of traders:

  • Traders who prefer a clean and simple interface can use our HTML-based WebTrader, which makes it easy to view market data, submit orders, and monitor your account and executions.
  • Traders who require more sophisticated trading tools can use our market maker-designed Place Trader Workstation (TWS), which optimizes your trading speed and efficiency with an easy-to-use spreadsheet interface, support for more than 60 order types, task-specific trading tools for all trading styles, and real-time account balance and activity monitoring.
  • Traders on-the-go can use one of our mobile solutions, including mobileTWS for iPhoneTM, TWS for Blackberry®, Android and MobileTrader. 

PlaceTrade Review 2015 - Brokerage Reviews, Place Trade Review 2016 - Broker Reviews, stockbroker review, stockbroker review, online options broker, best options broker, Online Broker Review, Best Trading Platform 

Place Trade WebTrader DEMO          Place Trader Workstation (TWS) DEMO


  Advanced Trading Tools    

Take your investment strategies to a higher level at Place Trade!


  • Over 60 order types and algos

  • Access to professional grade trading tools & much more! 





Powerful Trading Tools

Trader Workstation gives you access to a variety of  trading tools that support more than 60 order types and multiple algos to accommodate the needs of all traders and all strategies, including:

  • Accumulate/Distribute Algo – Minimize market impact for large orders by slicing the order into increments and buying or selling over time at pre-defined, randomized time intervals.
  • TWS ScaleTrader – Execute large volume orders while minimizing the effects of increasingly deteriorating prices.
  • OptionTrader – View data and manage options orders from a single customizable screen.
  • Multiple Algos including IB Algos, CSFB Algos, Jefferies Algos ... And many more!




Get advanced trading tools that support more than 50 order types and algos to accommodate the needs of all traders and all strategies at Place Trade.

Trading Platforms FIX and APIs

Create your own customized trading application using proprietary API or FIX CTCI to connect to your own front end.


Alternative Access via Place Trade with IB API & FIX CTCI

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 FIX CTCI connections:

  • Create your own customized trading application using our proprietary API. Our API is available in multiple programming languages and does not require additional technical overhead such as a dedicated FIX server.
  • We also support an industry-standard FIX CTCI solution for clients who can support a FIX Computer-to-Computer Interface (CTCI) infrastructure.
  • For more information about our system please call 919.719.7200.




Smart Routing

  • Place Trade uses algorithmic SmartRouting to search for the best firm stock, option, and combination prices available at the time of your order, and seeks to immediately execute your order electronically.
  • Place Trade SmartRouting continuously evaluates even the fastest-changing market conditions and will route or reroute all or parts of your order instantly to achieve optimal execution and maximize your rebate.



Place Trade WebTrader DEMO               Place Trader Workstation (TWS) DEMO


*Our clearing firm, IB Group includes Interactive Brokers Group member of (NYSE, FINRA, SIPC) and predecessor companies. Options involve risk and are not suitable for all investors. For more information, read the “Characteristics and Risks of Standardized Options” before investing in options. For a copy call 203 618-5800 or click here. There is no guarantee of execution. Orders will be routed to US options exchanges.

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





Trading Platforms
Mobile Trading
TWS Software
Smart Routing Technology
Trading APIs
Order Types and Algos
Smart Routing





Trading Tools
Probability Lab
Third Party Integration
Risk Management and Control
Comprehensive Reporting, Statements & Portfolio Analysis





All investing involves risk, including the possible loss of principal and there can be no assurance that any investment strategy will be successful.