Trading Overview

Trading Stocks & ETFs

Stock traders demand speed, reliability, and flexibility. Our platforms deliver, and our team of experts is eager to help you along the way.


Featured Trading Platform

Lightspeed Trader

Our most advanced trading platform for stock and options traders that demand highly accurate market data with over 100 order routing destinations


Stocks and ETFs

Standard commissions

Take advantage of some of the industry's lowest and most competitive trading rates.


Active traders who meet monthly trading volume thresholds can qualify for deeply discounted commissions.


Active Trader Commissions

Maximize your profits with discounted commissions

Active traders who meet monthly trading volume thresholds can qualify for deeply discounted commissions.

Per Share Rate

Monthly Volume

  • $0.0010

    Over 15 million shares

  • $0.0015

    Over 6 million shares

  • $0.0020

    Over 3 million shares

  • $0.0025

    Over 1 million shares

  • $0.0035

    Over 250,000 shares

  • $0.0045

    Under 249,999 shares

$1 minimum

Per Trade Rate

Monthly Volume

  • $2.50

    Over 10,000 trades

  • $2.75

    Over 3,000 trades

  • $3.00

    Over 1,500 shares

  • $3.50

    Over 750 trades

  • $4.00

    Over 250 trades

  • $4.50

    Under 250 trades

Start trading today

Lightspeed offers active and professional traders with highly accurate market data and fast executions with many order routing destinations.

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Options trading

Control more stock with less money and hedge your portfolio with options

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Pricing & fees

Benefit from monthly discounted commissions based on trade volume

Learn more about pricing

Futures trading

Trade futures and diversity your portfolio beyond traditional stocks

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Commissions: Accounts under $15,000 will be subject to a $25 monthly minimum commission fee, minus any actual commissions charged in the prior month. Lightspeed Trader and Sterling Trader Pro - a minimum commission charge will be applied to any order of $0.50 on any of the discounted per share commissions. Eze EMS (formerly RealTick) - minimum commission of $3.00 will be applied to any order. Lightspeed Web & Mobile - minimum commission of $4.50 will be applied to any options order. Per-share equities pricing is not available on Lightspeed Web & Mobile. All routing fees/rebates and regulatory fees are charged separately.


Active Trader Commissions: Active Trader rates are not automatically applied to any account and do not automatically adjust based on monthly volume. You must contact us to request any rate changes. Rebates will not be issued for past activity. All rates are subject to ongoing review and may be increased if the client fails to meet the trade/share thresholds listed above. All stock/ETF pricing listed on this page applies to listed equities only. Option pricing assumes customer priority status.


Commission structure does not apply to Sterling Vol Trader customers, click here for Sterling Vol Trader pricing.

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