Nov 30, 2010
FORT LAUDERDALE, FL—November 30, 2010 – Fast-growing online broker TradeKing (www.tradeking.com) today announced the firm has relocated from Boca Raton to larger headquarters in Ft. Lauderdale. This new, expanded office space positions TradeKing’s Florida operations for continued growth and enables the firm to attract financial services talent from Miami, north through the Palm Beach area. TradeKing currently serves more than 200,000 investors and is recognized year over year for its industry-leading customer service and investor tools.
TradeKing’s new headquarters is located at 888 E. Las Olas Boulevard in Ft. Lauderdale, where the firm will occupy the entire third floor with approximately 7,500 square feet of office space. The Ft. Lauderdale headquarters is home to a variety of TradeKing client-facing and operational functions, including trading, customer service, compliance and accounting.
“TradeKing has continued to experience impressive growth since our founding in 2005,” said Don Montanaro, Chairman and CEO of TradeKing. “With this new location, we’ll be able to attract top-tier financial services talent from a broad region across Florida’s East Coast to help us continue providing an outstanding online trading experience for our clients. In combination with our recent move to larger office space at our Charlotte facility, TradeKing is poised for ongoing growth and more nimble innovation as we head into the second decade of the 21st century.”
TradeKing (http://www.tradeking.com) is a nationally licensed online stock and option trading broker offering simple, low cost online trading fees ($4.95 per trade plus $.65 per option contract) with no hidden costs or account minimums.1 A pioneer in integrating new financial social media as part of its innovative online equities, options trading and fixed-income trading platform, TradeKing has received multiple discount broker awards from top industry sources and was rated best in customer service by SmartMoney2 Magazine, ahead of OptionsXpress, Scottrade, Fidelity, and TD Ameritrade. (June 2010 SmartMoney Broker Survey).
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(2) TradeKing was ranked #1 in Customer Service in the SmartMoney June 2010 Broker Survey based on the following categories: Mutual Funds & Investment Products, Banking Services, Trading Tools, Research, and Customer Service. SmartMoney is a registered trademark of SmartMoney, a joint publishing venture between Dow Jones & Company, Inc. and Hearst Partnership. Supporting documentation for any claims, comparison, statistics, or other technical data, will be supplied upon request by calling 877-495-5464 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.