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TradeStation (formally TradeStation Securities) is an online brokerage
company based in Plantation, Florida. Best known for its TradeStation analysis
software and electronic trading platform which it provides to active trader and
certain institutional trader markets. The TradeStation platform features
electronic order execution and enables clients to design, test, optimize,
monitor, and automate their own custom equities, options, futures and forex
trading strategies.34 The company has been a subsidiary of Japan's Monex Group
The TradeStation analysis and trading platform is a professional electronic trading platform for financial market traders. It provides extensive functionality for receiving real-time data, displaying charts, enter orders and manage outstanding orders and market positions.6
Although it comes with a large number of pre-defined indicators, strategy components, and analysis tools, individuals can modify and customize existing indicators and strategies as well as display their own using TradeStation¡¯s proprietary object- oriented EasyLanguage programming language. Traders can also access thousands of software trading products created by independent EasyLanguage developers through TradeStation Strategy Network, as well as access a collection of strategy trading ideas submitted by the TradeStation community in the EasyLanguage Library.
TradeStation supports the development, testing, optimizing, and automation of all aspects of trading. Trading strategies can be back-tested and refined against historical data7 before being turned on and traded "live." TradeStation can either be used as a research and testing tool or as a trading platform with TradeStation Securities acting as the broker.
TradeStation Group, Inc.¡¯s principal operating subsidiaries are TradeStation Securities, Inc., and TradeStation Forex, Inc. TradeStation acquired IBFX Holdings, LLC, in November 2011, expanding TradeStation's forex business in the U.S. and globally. TradeStation is a wholly owned subsidiary of Monex Group, Inc., one of Japan¡¯s largest online financial services providers.
TradeStation Securities, Inc. is a member of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), Securities Investor Protection Corporation (SIPC), National Securities Clearing Corporation (NSCC), Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC), Options Clearing Corporation (OCC) and the National Futures Association (NFA). It is a licensed securities broker-dealer and a registered futures commission merchant, and is also a member of the Boston Options Exchange, Chicago Board Options Exchange, Chicago Stock Exchange, International Securities Exchange and NASDAQ OMX. Its TradeStation Prime Services division, based in New York, seeks to provide prime brokerage services to small and mid-sized hedge funds and other firms. TradeStation Forex, Inc. a Retail Foreign Exchange Dealer (RFED), and IBFX Australia Pty. Ltd., authorized and regulated by the Australian Securities and Investment Commission, provide the company¡¯s forex brokerage offering. The company¡¯s technology subsidiary, TradeStation Technologies, Inc., develops and offers strategy trading software tools and subscription services. Its London-based subsidiary, TradeStation Europe Limited, an Financial Services Authority authorized brokerage firm, introduces UK and other European accounts to TradeStation Securities and TradeStation Forex, Inc.
Monex Group provides online investment and trading services for retail and institutional customers around the world through its subsidiaries, including Monex in Japan, TradeStation in the U.S. and Europe, Monex Boom in Hong Kong, and IBFX for forex business. Monex Group is pursuing its ¡°Global Vision¡± strategy to establish a truly global online financial institution that creates positive synergies for all stakeholders.
Its main subsidiary, Monex Inc., one of Japan¡¯s largest online securities brokerages, provides advanced and unique financial services to its nearly 1 million individual investors. Monex Group¡¯s services also cover M&A advisory, debt and equity underwriting, asset management focusing on alternative investments, investment education, and other investment banking functions in Japan. Download