OptionsHouse gives you exceptional value in Platform Technology, Service, and Pricing.

You need easy-to-use and powerful technology, service you can rely on, and value-oriented pricing and fees that are transparent and fair. OptionsHouse gives you all three. Which means you get the value you deserve.

OptionsHouse is part of the E*TRADE family.

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OptionsHouse trading platform
Barron's 2016 Online Broker Ranking - 4.5 stars
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An Easy-to-use, intuitive and powerful trading platform

Research and seize on market opportunities fast with an award-winning trading platform that has been consistently top-rated. Get reliable and fast execution, whether on your computer or smartphone.

Plus, access real-time market data and proprietary research tools that you won’t find anywhere else. Get real-time alerts and speedy execution when you’re ready to trade.

Superior service with a dedicated team ready to support you

Our dedicated service team is focused on your unique trading needs. Whether you’re new to trading or a pro, our services and support teams are there help.

Take your trading to the next level with comprehensive education and trading community resources, such as our advanced webinars and the OptionsHouse blog.

Trade Much? OptionsHouse is Built for Active Traders.

At OptionsHouse, the more you trade, the greater the benefits. We’ve designed our service and product offering to deliver the greatest value to active traders, including:

  • A dedicated service team
  • Real-time streaming data
  • Free broker-assist trades
  • A full suite of research and trading tools
  • No fees for statements, 1099s, other tax documents
OptionsHouse Order Entry Ticket
OptionsHouse Order Entry Ticket
A leader in value-oriented and transparent pricing

Fair and transparent pricing ensures you keep more of your trading profits. At $4.95 for equity trades, plus .50 cents per option contract, that’s significant savings over the long term.

OptionsHouse also offers highly competitive margin rates at every debit balance level.

Low Margin Rates 3.25% – 7.75%
ETFs $4.95
Mutual Funds $20
Equities from all major exchanges $4.95 flat rate2
Flat-rate stocks2

Flat-rate stocks2

Per contract + $4.95 baseOnly one base charge per spread

Per contract + $4.95 base
Only one base charge per spread

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Per Contract3

Pricing shouldn’t be the sole factor when choosing a broker. We invite you to consider all the advantages we offer that are on par with – or better than – any of the top-rated brokerage firms4. But fees and rates do matter… especially if you’re an active trader.

$3.95
Scottrade
$4.95
Fidelity
$8.95
Schwab
$8.95
TD Ameritrade
$9.99
Full suite of investment choices

Choose from a full suite of investment choices and account types, so you can trade and invest as you see fit.

Investment Products

  • Equities
  • Options
  • Futures
  • Mutual Funds
  • ETFs
  • Bonds

Account Types

  • Individual
  • Joint Tenants with Rights of Survivorship (JTWROS)
  • Retirement: Traditional, Roth, Rollover, Beneficiary, SEP, and SIMPLE IRAs
  • Business and Trusts: Trust, LLC, Corporate, Partnership, Investment Club, Sole Proprietorship, Estate, Tax-exempt organization
  • Education: UTMA, UGMA, Coverdell Education
Stability and Best-in-Class Security

Strong 256-bit SSL encryption and other industry best practices protect sensitive data.

You can rely on OptionsHouse for industry insurance protection, as well as the most advanced encryptions technology for all online transactions, including funding through your financial institution.

SIPC member for insurance up to a $500,000 value.

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.

FDIC insured up to $250,000

Apex’s FDIC Sweep program will sweep customer excess cash balances to FDIC insured deposit accounts at various participating banks.  Cash in the program will earn interest paid into the customer account. Note: The FDIC Sweep Program will not be available to customer accounts opened after November 21, 2016.

Learn more from Apex’s Terms & Conditions.

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