A.We offer a completely free trading platform with free live streaming quotes, no data fees, no inactivity fees, free news & research, and a free mobile app.
A.We specialize in the trading of futures and options. Discount Trading is a member of the National Futures Association and is registered with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission. We have over 20 years of experience servicing futures trading clients.
A.You can choose to open an IRA, Individual, Joint, Corporate, LLC, Sole Proprietorship, Partnership, Foreign, Trust, or Hedge account.
A.You can open and fund your trading account today. Simply fill out an online application. We typically open new accounts in one business day.
A.All accounts enjoy no inactivity fees. We do not require a minimum number of executed trades each month.
A.$5,000 USD is the minimum account size. $1,000 is the minimum account size for trading Micro Contracts only.
A.Simply fill out the transfer form contained in the online account application. All open positions and cash balances will transfer to Discount Trading. Please contact us if you have any questions about transferring your account.
A.We accept accounts from most countries. We open accounts from all over the world including Canada, Australia, Europe, Asia, and more.
A.We offer ultra low day trading margins. See our Trading Margin Information page.
A.No problem, we are available 24 hours / 6 days a week for technical assistance. Our VIP line is available for those that do not want a full service account, but need occasional experienced broker assistance (additional fees apply). We also offer a full-service trading program where you can choose to work one-on-one with a broker (additional fees apply).
A.You can login to your account 24/7 and add funds via ACH or withdrawal via wire/check. If your request is received by noon CT it will be processed the same business day.