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The Smart Place to Trade Stocks Online



Awesome Client ServicesBest ExecutionDeep Discount CommissionsExtremely Low Margin Rates



Barron's Best Online Brokers


Place Trade is honored to have been named to Barron's List of the Best Online Brokers again this year!



Best Online Brokers1 ~ Barron's Magazine




Awarded 4 1/2 Stars2



Ranked #3 Overall Best Online Broker2




Best for Frequent Traders2


Lowest Monthly Cost for Frequent Traders3







Trade like a Wall Street veteran!

Place Trade Financial's extensive stock offerings and global market resources allow you to implement your trading strategies without hindrance.  Check out Mosaic! It is our newest interface and get more information on Mosaic below.

Types of Stocks (plus similarly traded securities)


Common stock


Preferred securities

International stock


ADRs - Depository receipt



Real estate investment trusts (REITs)

Penny Stocks/OTC/Pink Sheets


Closed-end funds



UIT – Unit Investment Trust/Unit Trust Fund



See why more Wall Street professionals choose our advanced trading tools to manage their portfolios.  


Lowest Margin Rates

International Trading

Best Execution - Verified

Stock Yield Enhancement

Multiple Trading Platforms

Fully Customizable

Elite Trading Tools

Market Scanners



The Mosaic Interface

Check out Mosaic! It is our newest interface - an upgrade to our Trader Workstation (TWS) platform - that is fully customizable, is easy to use and offers a ton of great features.  You will love it!  (Yes, you can still use our traditional TWS platform as well.)   There is an additional list of trading tools listed under the Mosaic link.     

Here are just a few of our Online Services - Check out our intuitive trading platform to see more.                 

Multiple Trading Platforms

Deep Discount Commissions 

Mobile Solutions

Lowest Margin Rates

Place Trade PaperTrader

Best Execution - Verified

Risk Management and Control

Elite Trading Tools     More Trading Tools

Research and Market Data

One-click Orders

Portfolio Analyst  

Market Scanners        

International Trading

In-house and Third Party Fundamentals

Portfolio Management

Email and Text notifications

Enhanced Security

Real-time, scalable, customizable charts

Access Over 100 Market Centers

Over 50 Different Orders Types

Flexible Technical Analytics

Integrated Stock Window (Level I & II Data)

News Feeds    

Stock Yield Enhancement Program

Model Portfolios

Activity and Margin Reports

Price/Risk Analytics

Trading Algos


Get Full Service Financial Advice from Experienced Pros on your terms!


Experienced investment professionals are available to help guide and execute your investing decisions, and our online trading platforms allow independent investors to operate freely. 

Offering some of the lowest full service commissions and margin rates of any national full service brokerage firm.  Place Trade is the smart place to invest.  Please call 1-800-50-PLACE or 1-919-719-7200 today to get started.


Whether you prefer an online broker, a discount broker, a full service broker or you are happier somewhere in between, Place Trade Financial is truly the smart choice when it comes to meeting your investment goals. With our low commissions and great service, you can feel comfortable whether you are your own decision maker or you seek an experienced broker's investment guidance.

Purchase common stocks on margin with market prices as low as $3.00 per share.  No maintenance call or mailgram fees.   Place Trade offers both Common and Preferred shares of stock as well as most other securities.

Access our international and domestic securities offerings on the International Trading page, and learn more about how our powerful trading platforms, the Place Trade WebTrader and the Place Trader Workstation, will work for you.

To place a trade with a broker call 1-800-50-PLACE.


Additionally recognized by Barron's Magazine among the top firms named as:


1Best Online Brokers 2012, 2013 & 2014 - Barron's Magazine


2Best for Frequent Traders, Awarded 4 1/2 Stars and Ranked #3 Overall Best Online Broker (2013, 2014, Best Online Brokers, Barron's Magazine)


2Lowest Monthly Cost for Frequent Traders 2013, Barron's Magazine




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

Roth 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




Products & Services

All the Tools You Need

We offer all the Products and Services you need to build your portfolio and take charge of your investments.

Did you leave your old 401(k) behind?

Our retirement specialists will
make it easy for you to rollover your 401(k) retirement account.

Call 1-800-50-PLACE today!

Go Mobile!

Flexibility to trade and invest on the go. Download our Place Trader Workstation Handy Trader app today!

Stock yield enhancement

Earn money lending your shares

Superior Technology

Advanced Trading Tools

      ·   Multiple trading platforms

      ·   Mobile Trading App


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    ·  In 19 Countries
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