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 Why is Place Trade the Smart Place to Trade? 

 

   

 

Barron's Best Online Brokers

 

Awarded 4 ½  Stars Overall

 

Top 3 Ranking Overall

 

Named to Best for Frequent Traders

 
 
 

 

   

2013

Barron's Best Online Brokers

Awarded 4 ½  Stars Overall

Top 3 Ranking

 

Named to Best for Frequent Traders &

Lowest Monthly Cost for Frequent Traders

 
 

2012

Barron's Best Online Brokers

Awarded 4 Stars Overall

Top 10 Ranking

 

 

 

Here are just a few reasons to switch your account to Place Trade today:

 

 

 

Global Trading Leader / Extensive International Offerings:  

 

Over 100 Market Centers / Exchanges, 21+ countries around the globe, 14+ languages and 20+ currencies all from one account! 

 
 

 

The Ultimate Flexibility in Trading & Investing - Trade your way: Online, with a full service advisor or somewhere in between! 

 
 

Best Execution Verified Price Improvement - View Execution Price Comparison (below)

 
 

Low Cost Trading & Investing 

 
 

Extremely Low Margin Rates

 
 

Superior State of the Art Technology

 
 

Easy Access to Experienced Financial Consultants for Full Service Advice When you need it, technology when you don't!

 
 

Barron's Best Online Brokers - Awarded 4 1/2 Star and Ranked Top 3 (Overall)

 

 

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Award Winning trading platforms, tools, products and services: 

 

     
 

Ranked among the Top 3 Best Online Brokers by one of the most prestigious leaders in the financial services industry ~ Barron's Magazine!  

Fully tested, unbiased and NOT a pay to play review! 1

 
     

 

We offer all of the tools that you need to reach your active trading goals including award winning, market-maker designed trading platforms, professional grade trading tools, consistently proven Best Execution and the largest global reach of nearly any full service online trading firm. Clients may choose to trade online, get advice and work closely with an experienced full service financial professional (full service commission applies) or any combination in between.   Place Trade has a long term proven track record of great service, superior technology, verified best execution and access to international markets along with the lowest margin rates and commissions of any national full service broker dealer.

 

The Ultimate Flexibility in Trading and Investing!  

Whether you are a professional trader, a business owner or an individual investor, Place Trade has the products and services to exceed your needs.  

Place Trade has all of the tools necessary to meet the demands of the most sophisticated institutional investors including hedge fund and mutual fund managers, professional/institutional traders, independent RRs, broker dealers and more.  

At the same time we offer the convenience, high quality and flexibility that individuals desire including the ability to move between full service financial advice and self-service online trading with access to all of the same trading tools that the professional traders use along with access to over 100 market centers around the globe ~ All from one account.  We have the experienced advisors along with superior technology to meet your needs whether you are active trader, a business owner in need of investment planning or employee benefits, an individual looking for help with reaching your investment goals, going through a life changing event, looking for help with a 401(k) rollover, setting up a fixed income portfolio or you are in need of full service advice and wealth management services.  

 

We may be the financial industry's best kept secret but we are not the new kid on the block!  

We have the experience to assist you with all of your planning needs.  You may have noticed that some online trading firms are jumping on the band wagon and suddenly offering help with financial planning.  We have always been a full service brokerage firm and we have been offering online trading for nearly a decade.  Looking for financial advice?  Speak with Sarah ~ Ms. Place has been offering professional financial advice for twenty years!   

 

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Get the SmartRouting Advantage - Delivering Best Price Execution for Eight Straight Years*

 

 

Net $/€ Price Improvement vs. National Best Bid/Offer2

 

Third Party Verification

 

Significantly Better than Industry Average

 

 

 

 

Place Trade®

Industry

PT Advantage

US Stocks

(per 100 shares)
USD ($) 0.58 USD ($) 0.44 USD ($) 0.14

US Options

(per contract)

USD ($) 0.80 USD ($) 0.63 USD ($) 0.17

European Stocks

(per 100 shares)

€0.29 €-1.10 €1.39

 

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!  

 

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*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 first half of 2014. For footnotes and more detailed information please visit our Best Execution through Smart Routing Technology - Overview page.

 

 

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Barron’s Best Online Brokers ~ 4 1/2 Stars ~ Ranked Top 3 Overall ~ 2013 & 2014

 

Barron's 4.5 Stars 2014

 

Barron’s awarded Place Trade with an overall 4.5 Star rating with an overall Top 3 Ranking in both the 2013 and 2014 Barron's Best Online Brokers annual review!

Criteria included Trading Experience and Technology, Usability, Mobile, Range of Offerings, Research Amenities, Portfolio Analysis & Report, Customer Service & Education, and Costs. Cut the Cord - March 12, 2012. Barron's is a registered trademark of Dow Jones & Company, Inc.

 

Barron’s awarded Place Trade with an overall 4 Star rating with an overall Top 10 Ranking in the 2012 Barron's Best Online Brokers annual review!

Criteria included Trading Experience and Technology, Usability, Mobile, Range of Offerings, Research Amenities, Portfolio Analysis & Report, Customer Service & Education, and Costs. Cut the Cord - March 12, 2012. Barron's is a registered trademark of Dow Jones & Company, Inc.

 

                

Four and a half Stars overall (out of five possible) in both 2013 and 2014!

 

     
 

1 Barron's Magazine has earned an international reputation and is widely regarded as one of the worlds's most prestigious authorities in the financial services industry. Barron's only offers fully tested, unbiased brokerage reviews of the best online brokers after completing an extensive research and verification process. Their prestigious reviews are very highly regarded by individuals investors, across business and industry as well as by educational institutions around the world. At Place Trade, we believe that Barron's does not accept or encourage any form of pay to play for their reviews. They look at the facts and they publicize their findings for every firm that they review.  Barron's DOES NOT OFFER PAY TO PLAY REVIEWS and we believe that this fact lends additional credibility to their reviews as being trustworthy and serving as a valuable resource for all investors!  

Unlike the many online review sites that appear to provide legitimate unbiased information for brokerage review or stockbroker review sites (or even other types of product and/or service reviews), we believe that Barron's does not consider advertising or affiliate marketing fees into their ratings. We have not paid a penny to Barron's Magazine, nor any of its affiliates (excluding past magazine or newspaper subscriptions/purchases by the firm or its employees) and we have never felt any pressure to do so. We believe that this is an extremely important factor when considering a review. If a review is based solely on the facts and there is no requirement or financial incentive/motivation then we believe that the public has a much better chance of receiving an unbiased review. (Any future advertising by the firm will not be contracted as a requirement of being reviewed.) 

For the record: Place Trade does not pay to play. We have earned our success by doing what is right for our clients, through continuous client referrals and through honest ratings by legitimate sources.

 
     

 

 

 

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  Low Cost Trading & Investing Very Low Margin Rates Compare Rates vs. Other National Firms About Place Trade  
  Best Execution Superior State of the Art Technology Global Offerings– Trading in over 100 Market Centers/Exchanges Careers  
  Account Protection Commissions & Fees Retirement Planning - IRAs, 401(k)s, Rollovers In the Media  
  Secure Login System Open an account Transfer my account to Place Trade Education Center  
  Withdrawal Limits Fund my account Getting Started-US & International Account Minimum Contact an advisor  
           

 

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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

 

 

 

 

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