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TradeKing Selected as #1 Broker for Innovation in 2015 Review; Receives Overall 4 Star Rating

New TradeKing LIVE Platform Recognized for Responsive Design; Firm Receives 4 Stars in Key Categories Including Service, Fees, Education

Feb 18, 2015

FT. LAUDERDALE, FL—February 18, 2015 – Further underscoring the firm’s commitment to technology innovation, low fees and excellent client service, online broker-dealer TradeKing Securities today announced it was awarded a four-star rating and selected as the top Broker in Innovation in the 2015 review. The annual survey, now in its fifth year, specifically recognized the firm’s new TradeKing LIVE platform, which leverages responsive design to create a modern and powerful website that delivers a consistent trading experience across any device. TradeKing also received 4 stars in key survey categories, including Commissions & Fees (where TradeKing was honored as being “Best in Class”), Research, Customer Service, and Education.

“Since our inception, TradeKing has put a premium on providing clients with value that goes well beyond just low costs,” said Donato Montanaro, CEO of TradeKing Group. “So it’s very gratifying when folks like the team recognize us for not only keeping our fees low and fair, but delivering in other important areas such as client service, education, and research. And we are especially pleased that they share our vision for broker innovation – this is where we truly strive to lead, making the act of trading easier, more enjoyable, and more rewarding.” assessed 15 brokers on 272 variables within nine core areas: Commissions & Fees, Ease-of-Use, Platforms & Tools, Research, Customer Service, Offering of Investments, Education, Mobile Trading, and Banking.  In its evaluation of TradeKing, Stockbrokers commented, “TradeKing offers clients a well-rounded package at a competitive price, and has a strong foundation for the future with its TradeKing LIVE and TradeKing Advisors offerings.”  Stockbrokers also spotlighted particular “Likes,” including the “2014 launch (of) TradeKing LIVE new responsive website,” “Quality educational resources,” and the “2014 launch (of) TradeKing Advisors.”

About TradeKing Group, Inc.

TradeKing Group, Inc. ( consists of companies that provide online brokerage services, social communities for investors, investor education and more. Its subsidiary, TradeKing Securities, LLC, is a nationally licensed online broker/dealer dedicated to empowering the independent, self- directed investor. It offers simple, low fees ($4.95 per trade for both equity and option trades with $0.65 per options contract).1 The TradeKing platform features powerful online equity, options, ETF, mutual fund and fixed-income trading tools accompanied by a rich set of news, research and analysis capabilities.

TradeKing Advisors, Inc. and TradeKing Securities, LLC are wholly owned subsidiaries of TradeKing Group, Inc. Brokerage accounts are serviced and securities offered through TradeKing Securities, LLC, member FINRA and SIPC. Assets are custodied and clearing services are provided by Apex Clearing Corporation. TradeKing Group, Inc. is not a broker-dealer.

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1 Please see for more details on trade commissions for low priced stock, bonds, mutual funds and other securities.

Options involve risk and are not suitable for all investors. For more information, please review the Characteristics and Risks of Standard Options brochure at before you begin trading options. Options investors may lose the entire amount of their investment in a relatively short period of time.

$4.95 for online equity and option trades, add 65 cents per option contract. TradeKing charges an additional $0.35 per contract on certain index products where the exchange charges fees. See our FAQ for details. TradeKing adds $0.01 per share on the entire order for stocks priced less than $2.00. See our Commissions and Fees page for commissions on broker-assisted trades, low-priced stocks, option spreads, and other securities.

Online trading has inherent risks due to system response and access times that vary due to market conditions, system performance and other factors. An investor should understand these and additional risks before trading.

TradeKing Securities provides self-directed investors with discount brokerage services, and does not make recommendations or offer investment, financial, legal or tax advice. The content of this press release is provided for educational and informational purposes only, does not constitute a recommendation to enter in any of the securities transactions or to engage in any of the investment strategies presented herein, and does not represent the opinions of TradeKing or its employees.

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