Get an Edge With OptionsHouse
Now with OptionsHouse and tradeMONSTER joining forces, you get one of the best values in the industry — trade for a fraction of the cost of other brokerages1 — along with an advanced trading platform2 top-rated by Barron’s.3 It’s everything that top-level traders demand and more. There’s simply no better place to trade. And no better place to gain an edge over the market. Just take a look at all we have to offer.
When you compare OptionsHouse commissions within the industry, there really is no comparison. Just look at the savings you get with an OptionsHouse account with each and every trade. And, with OptionsHouse, the more you trade, the bigger your savings will be. For more information, please visit our rates page.4
A Top-Rated Trading Experience
We know OptionsHouse delivers a superior value to traders, but don’t take our word alone. Consider the ratings of independent brokerage reviews such as Barron’s, who in 2015, ranked OptionsHouse as one of the “Best for Options Traders” for the sixth consecutive year.3
Advanced and Powerful Technology
With OptionsHouse technology2 you get:
• An expansive and intuitive platform with sophisticated tools to fit your investing style
• Anywhere, anytime access from any web browser or our award-winning mobile app
• Advanced trading tools and innovative products for a disciplined investment approach
• One-click trading so you can execute your orders faster and easier
A Powerful Trading Process and Tools, All Completely Free
At OptionsHouse, we’re focused on giving you the trading tools you need to succeed. This process is the foundation of every winning trading strategy and captures the approach of successful investors. tradeCYCLE1 is also the best way to get the most from your OptionsHouse trading experience.
For your protection, OptionsHouse is a member of the Securities Investor Protection Corporation (SIPC), which protects you against the insolvency of a brokerage firm, but does not protect against market losses. Your OptionsHouse account is insured up to a $500,000 value (including up to $250,000 for cash claims). For even more protection, our clearing firm provides protection for securities and cash up to an aggregate of $150 million, subject to maximum limits of $37.5 million for any one customer’s securities and $900,000 for any one customer’s cash.
In addition, our clearing firm Apex Clearing Corporation and Reich & Tang operate the Program that will sweep customer excess cash balances to FDIC insured deposit accounts at various depository institutions ("Program Banks"). Uninvested cash that is swept to the Reich & Tang Insured Deposits are insured up to $2,500,000.