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2024 Media Coverage

July|Financial Times

Prediction Markets Tipped for New Growth as US Trader Interest Mounts

Steve Sanders, Executive Vice President of Marketing & Product Development at Interactive Brokers, discusses the growth in event contracts betting, citing the launch of ForecastEx.

July|MarketWatch

Betting on Unknown Future Events May Be the Next Big Thing in Hedging Your Investments

Steve Sanders, Executive Vice President of Marketing & Product Development at Interactive Brokers, details the launch of ForecastEx and the rise in event contracts trading.

June|Bloomberg

24-Hour Stock Trading Is Booming – and Wall Street Is Rattled

Steve Sanders, Executive Vice President of Marketing & Product Development at Interactive Brokers, says the overnight-hours trading trend is just at the "beginning."

June|The Disciplined Investor

Evolutionary Trading

Steve Sanders, Executive Vice President of Marketing & Product Development at Interactive Brokers, discusses the latest trends in the brokerage industry.

June|InvestmentNews

For Advisors, Automation and Multi-Custodian Relationships Are Keys to Growth

Steve Sanders, Executive Vice President of Marketing & Product Development at Interactive Brokers, discusses the results of Interactive Brokers' advisor insights survey.

June|CNBC

Thomas Peterffy on CNBC's 'Last Call'

Interactive Brokers Founder and Chairman Thomas Peterffy joins CNBC to discuss the launch of ForecastEx.

June|The Wall Street Journal

Want to Bet on the CPI or Jobs Report? A Prediction Market Is Coming to This Brokerage

Interactive Brokers is launching yes-or-no contracts on future economic and climate events.

May|Connect Money

The Custody Business

Steve Sanders, Executive Vice President of Marketing & Product Development at Interactive Brokers, tells Connect Money what RIAs are looking for in a custodian.

April|Bloomberg

Interactive Brokers Clients Can Trade Treasuries 22 Hours a Day

Interactive Brokers announces it is expanding its trading hours for US Treasury bonds on its platform.

April|Advisor Perspectives

Embracing Automation

Steve Sanders, Executive Vice President of Marketing & Product Development at Interactive Brokers, joins the Gaining Perspective podcast to discuss the state of the industry.

April|CNBC

Thomas Peterffy on CNBC's 'Closing Bell Overtime'

Interactive Brokers Founder and Chairman Thomas Peterffy joins CNBC to discuss the company's first-quarter earnings.

April|Barron's

Bullish Investor Sentiment Lifts Interactive Brokers' Earnings

Interactive Brokers reports a slightly better-than-expected bottom line Tuesday, as adjusted earnings per share of $1.64 beat analyst estimates.

April|Investopedia

Best Online Brokers and Trading Platforms for April 2024

Investopedia names its 2024 Best Online Broker Awards winners, citing Interactive Brokers as the Best for Advanced Traders, Best for International Trading, Best for Risk Management, Best for Generating Stock Trading Ideas, and Best for Algorithmic Trading.

March|Advisor Perspectives

Supercharge Your RIA Without M&A

Steve Sanders, EVP of Marketing and Product Development at Interactive Brokers, outlines what RIA clients are looking for to grow their business.

February|Traders Magazine

Interactive Brokers Unveils IBKR Desktop

Steve Sanders, EVP of Marketing and Product Development at Interactive Brokers, said that the launch of IBKR Desktop directly responds to client requests for powerful trading tools in a user-friendly interface.

Options involve risk and are not suitable for all investors. For information on the uses and risks of options, you can obtain a copy of the Options Clearing Corporation risk disclosure document titled Characteristics and Risks of Standardized Options by going to the following link ibkr.com/occ. Multiple leg strategies, including spreads, will incur multiple transaction costs.

February|Bankrate

Best online brokers of 2024: Top places to invest your money

Bankrate names Interactive Brokers as its best overall online broker.

Trading on margin is only for experienced investors with high risk tolerance. You may lose more than your initial investment. For additional information about rates on margin loans, please see Margin Loan Rates.

February|Family Wealth Report

With RIA Sector In Ferment, Interactive Brokers Eyes Opportunities

Steve Sanders, EVP of Marketing and Product Development at Interactive Brokers, discusses how the company's custody business and competitive pricing and technology can benefit advisors.

January |CNBC

Thomas Peterffy on CNBC's 'Closing Bell Overtime'

Interactive Brokers Founder and Chairman Thomas Peterffy joins CNBC to discuss the company's fourth-quarter earnings

Options involve risk and are not suitable for all investors. For information on the uses and risks of options, you can obtain a copy of the Options Clearing Corporation risk disclosure document titled Characteristics and Risks of Standardized Options by going to the following link: https://ibkr.com/occ. Multiple leg strategies, including spreads, will incur multiple transaction costs.

Disclosure

Links posted to the “IBKR in the News” webpage are published by third parties and not by Interactive Brokers. These third-party sources are independent and Interactive Brokers does not make any representations or warranties concerning the accuracy of the information provided by these third parties. By linking to third-party websites, Interactive is not recommending that you subscribe to that particular news source.

2023 Media Coverage

December|CNBC

These were the most traded stocks and options heading into Christmas, Interactive Brokers says

Interactive Brokers Chief Strategist Steve Sosnick discusses the most popular IBKR client orders to end the year.

Options involve risk and are not suitable for all investors. For information on the uses and risks of options, you can obtain a copy of the Options Clearing Corporation risk disclosure document titled Characteristics and Risks of Standardized Options by going the following link ibkr.com/occ. Multiple leg strategies, including spreads, will incur multiple transaction costs.

Any discussion or mention of an ETF is not to be construed as a recommendation, promotion or solicitation. All investors should review and consider associated investment risks, charges and expenses of the investment company or fund prior to investing. Before acting on this material, you should consider whether it is suitable for your particular circumstances and, as necessary, seek professional advice.

December|The Financial Times

Asian retail traders help drive 24-hour market for US stocks

Steve Sanders, Executive Vice President of Marketing & Product Development at Interactive Brokers, explains how more than 80 percent of IBKR's new accounts are outside the US.

Any discussion or mention of an ETF is not to be construed as a recommendation, promotion or solicitation. All investors should review and consider associated investment risks, charges and expenses of the investment company or fund prior to investing. Before acting on this material, you should consider whether it is suitable for your particular circumstances and, as necessary, seek professional advice.

Trading in digital assets, including cryptocurrencies, is especially risky and is only for individuals with a high risk tolerance and the financial ability to sustain losses. For more information about the risks surrounding the trading of Digital Assets please see the "Disclosure of Risks of Trading Digital Assets". All trading and custody of digital assets is provided by Paxos Trust Company ("Paxos") in an account held in your name at Paxos. Digital assets held with Paxos are not protected by SIPC. Eligibility restrictions apply. For more information, please see ibkr.com/crypto.

December|Barron's

Interactive Brokers' Steve Sanders: How We're Taking On the Big Guns in RIA Custody

Steve Sanders, EVP of Marketing and Product Development at Interactive Brokers, discusses Interactive Brokers' RIA business, industry consolidation among custodians and the role of technology in the wealth management space.

December|Forbes

This Self-Made Wall Street Billionaire Has Never Read A Single Investment Book

Thomas Peterffy, Founder and Chairman of Interactive Brokers, offers insight into the founding of the Company and his business strategy throughout his career.

Options involve risk and are not suitable for all investors. For information on the uses and risks of options read the Characteristics and Risks of Standardized Options, also known as the options disclosure document (ODD).

December|Bankrate

The Best in Investing in 2024

Interactive Brokers is featured as the Best Broker Overall, Best Broker for Research and Tools and Best Broker for Advanced Trading in Bankrate's annual awards.

December|InvestmentNews

Will rising interest rates spark SEC crackdown?

Steve Sanders, EVP of Marketing and Product Development at Interactive Brokers, offers insight on the interest being paid to investors across the brokerage industry, highlighting that clients of Interactive Brokers can earn up to USD 4.83% on their instantly available cash balances.

Restrictions apply. Please visit interactivebrokers.com/paidinterest for additional info.

November |CNBC

Thomas Peterffy on CNBC's 'Closing Bell Overtime'

Interactive Brokers Founder and Chairman Thomas Peterffy joins CNBC to discuss the state of the markets and how clients of Interactive Brokers are trading in the current environment.

Options involve risk and are not suitable for all investors. For more information read the Characteristics and Risks of Standardized Options, also known as the options disclosure document (ODD) or visit the OCC.

Any discussion or mention of an ETF is not to be construed as a recommendation, promotion or solicitation. All investors should review and consider associated investment risks, charges and expenses of the investment company or fund prior to investing. Before acting on this material, you should consider whether it is suitable for your particular circumstances and, as necessary, seek professional advice.

October|Traders Magazine

IBKR Student Trading Lab Empowers the Next Generation of Investors

Steve Sanders, EVP of Marketing and Product Development at Interactive Brokers, explains how the IBKR Student Trading Lab is a valuable resource for college professors and high school teachers worldwide.

October|CNBC

Interactive Brokers' Thomas Peterffy: Here's why brokers make more money on options trade

Interactive Brokers Founder and Chairman Thomas Peterffy joins 'Squawk Box' to discuss the company's latest earnings beat, the state of retail investors, and more.

Options involve risk and are not suitable for all investors. For more information read the Characteristics and Risks of Standardized Options, also known as the options disclosure document (ODD).

September|Barron's

Interactive Brokers Founder on Inflation, the Market and AI Investing

Interactive Brokers Founder and Chairman Thomas Peterffy joins the At Barron's video series to discuss Interactive Brokers' history and the business today, the impact of technology on investing, the current state of the markets and Interactive Brokers' competitive interest and margin rates.

August|Hubbis

Interactive Brokers' Asia Head Sees Strong Growth Ahead and Closer Alignment with the Wealth Management Community

The article features an interview with David Friedland, Managing Director of Interactive Brokers for APAC, discussing key developments for Interactive Brokers in Asia, as well as trends impacting the wealth management industry in the region.

August|Seeking Alpha

Interactive Brokers launches fractional shares trading for Canadian stocks, ETFs

The article features the launch of fractional shares trading for eligible Canadian stocks and ETFs.

July|MarketWatch

U.S. soft landing is 'wishful thinking,' says billionaire businessman Thomas Peterffy. 'The market should be much lower.'

Interactive Brokers Founder and Chairman Thomas Peterffy speaks with MarketWatch about his outlook for the market, the rise of options trading, his personal story, and IBKR's expansion of Overnight Trading.

July|Wall Street Journal

Like Trading Stocks in Your PJs? You've Got Options

Story on IBKR's expansion of Overnight Trading Hours enabling clients to trade over 10,000 US stocks and ETFs.

June|Barron's

The Best Online Brokers of 2023

Story on Interactive Brokers being awarded 5 out of 5 stars and ranked #1 for a sixth consecutive year by Barron's.

June|Barron's

2023's Best Brokers: The Breakdown

Story on Barron's findings for the 2023 Best Online Broker survey ranking, highlighting Interactive Brokers' global trading capabilities, as well as IBKR GlobalTrader, IBKR GlobalAnalyst and IBKR Desktop.

April|Financial Times

Fed up with low rates on deposits, US savers snap up government debt

Story on retail investors purchasing record amounts of Treasury bills while bank deposits drop to near two-year low, including comments from Steve Sanders, EVP of Marketing and Product Development at Interactive Brokers.

April|CNBC

Thomas Peterffy on CNBC's 'Squawk Box'

Interactive Brokers Founder and Chairman Thomas Peterffy joins CNBC to discuss the health of the retail investing community, IBKR earnings and crypto investing.

Cryptocurrency trading is only available to eligible clients of Interactive Brokers LLC and Interactive Brokers Hong Kong.

Trading in digital assets, including cryptocurrencies, is especially risky and is only for individuals with a high risk tolerance and the financial ability to sustain losses. All trading and custody of digital assets for clients of IB LLC is provided by Paxos Trust Company ("Paxos") in an account held in the client's name at Paxos. Digital assets held with Paxos are not protected by SIPC. Eligibility restrictions apply. Cryptocurrency trading through Interactive Brokers Hong Kong is powered by OSL Digital Securities. For more information please see ibkr.com/crypto.

April|Barron's

How Good Are Your Custodians' Options for Client Cash?

The article notes custodians offering higher-paying default options, highlighting that clients of Interactive Brokers can earn up to USD 4.33% on cash balances.

Long settled cash balances held in the securities segment of accounts with NAV>100k earn the stated interest rate, March 27, 2023, and those with NAV<100k earn a proportional rate. Cash held in the commodities segment of an account does not earn interest. For more information, see ibkr.com/interestpaid.

April|Wall Street Journal

Retail Brokerages' New Battleground: Cash

The article notes the effort by brokerages to offer customers higher returns on cash, highlighting that clients of Interactive Brokers can earn up to USD 4.33% on cash balances.

March|Barron's

Interactive Brokers Introduces Custom Indexing for RIAs

Story on a new Custom Indexing tool for Registered Investment Advisors, including comments from Steve Sanders, EVP of Marketing and Product Development at Interactive Brokers.

March|CNBC

Thomas Peterffy on CNBC' 'Last Call'

Interactive Brokers Founder and Chairman Thomas Peterffy joins CNBC to discuss Interactive Brokers' business model following the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank.

March|Barron's

How Not to Get Ripped Off When Trading Options

The article discusses the options market and why spreads are important for investors to pay attention to, including comments from Thomas Peterffy, Founder and Chairman of Interactive Brokers, on the topic.

February|CNBC

Thomas Peterffy on CNBC's 'Squawk on the Street'

Interactive Brokers Founder and Chairman Thomas Peterffy joins CNBC to discuss rising interest rates and the impact on Interactive Brokers, the interest that the company pays on uninvested cash balances, and how clients are positioned in the current environment.

February|InvestmentNews

Schwab's game plan for a TD touchdown

The article discusses consolidation in the financial advice industry and notes the opportunity for Interactive Brokers to highlight its advanced technology, lowest costs, and availability of products worldwide to financial advisors, as well as the company's recent growth in the number of Registered Investment Advisors on its platform.

February|Financial Times

Meme-stock 2.0: Wall Street's retail trading boom is back

The article notes the recent rise in retail trading activity and quotes Thomas Peterffy, Founder and Chairman of Interactive Brokers, commenting on this trend, and highlights the company's growth in client accounts and continued focus on advanced traders.

February |CNBC

Thomas Peterffy on CNBC's 'Power Lunch'

Interactive Brokers Founder and Chairman Thomas Peterffy joins CNBC to discuss how clients of Interactive Brokers are positioned in the current environment and the interest that clients can earn on uninvested cash balances.

February|MarketWatch

'Cash is the cool kid on the block': High-yield savings accounts, Treasury bills, money market funds, and CDs – here's where your cash can earn up to 4.5%

The article discusses the recent focus on cash and 'cash equivalent' products and includes comments from Steve Sanders, EVP of Marketing and Product Development at Interactive Brokers, highlighting the 4.08% interest rate that the company pays on uninvested cash balances.

February|Wall Street Journal

Are Individual Investors Shifting From Stocks to Cash?

The article notes a recent rise in assets in money market funds and includes comments from Thomas Peterffy, Founder and Chairman of Interactive Brokers, highlighting how clients of Interactive Brokers can benefit from the 4.08% interest rate that the company pays on uninvested cash balances.

February|Traders Magazine

Interactive Brokers Introduces IBUSOPT

The article features the launch of the new IBUSOPT order destination designed to offer clients the opportunity to interact with IBKR SmartRoutedTM order flow and have their orders filled in between the National Best Bid/Offer (NBBO).

January|CNBC

Thomas Peterffy on CNBC's 'Squawk Box'

Interactive Brokers Founder and Chairman Thomas Peterffy joins CNBC to discuss the company's fourth quarter earnings, the interest that IBKR clients can earn on uninvested cash balances, how investors are positioned in the current environment, and the potential impact of the SEC's market structure proposals.

January|Wall Street Journal

Bonds Over Stocks: The New 60-40 Portfolio

The article discusses recent investor demand for bonds and highlights the growth in Interactive Brokers' bond trading platform.

January|WealthBriefing

Thomas Peterffy on WealthBriefing's 'WealthTalk'

Interactive Brokers Founder and Chairman Thomas Peterffy joins WealthBriefing's 'WealthTalk' to discuss the history of Interactive Brokers and how it fits into the wealth management industry, including the ways the company's automated platform and lost cost offerings benefit wealth managers and their end-clients.

Disclosure

Links posted to the “IBKR in the News” webpage are published by third parties and not by Interactive Brokers. These third-party sources are independent and Interactive Brokers does not make any representations or warranties concerning the accuracy of the information provided by these third parties. By linking to third-party websites, Interactive is not recommending that you subscribe to that particular news source.

2022 Media Coverage

December

Thomas Peterffy on CNBC’s "Squawk on the Street"

Interactive Brokers Founder and Chairman Thomas Peterffy joins CNBC to discuss the current state of the markets, the interest that IBKR clients can earn on uninvested cash balances, and how investors are positioned in the current environment.

December|Traders Magazine

Outlook 2023: Steve Sanders, Interactive Brokers

The article features the key initiatives for Interactive Brokers during 2022 and provides an overview of the most influential people at the company.

December|Barron’s

Interactive Brokers Stock Looks Poised for Higher Ground. Here’s How to Play It

The article highlights the positive performance of Interactive Brokers’ stock price and the outlook for the company.

November|Traders Magazine

Interactive Brokers Adds Overnight Trading Hours on IBEOS

The article highlights the launch of Overnight Trading Hours on the IBKR Eos ATS, enabling clients to trade select US ETFs 23½ hours a day, five days a week.

November|Bloomberg News

Retail Traders Rush Into Bond Markets in Hunt for Juicier Yields

The article features the recent investor interest in IBKR’s Bond Marketplace as demand for bonds in the current environment rises.

October|CNBC

Thomas Peterffy on CNBC’s ‘Squawk Box’

Interactive Brokers Founder and Chairman Thomas Peterffy joins CNBC to discuss the company’s third quarter earnings, how clients of Interactive Brokers differ from other online brokers and the current market environment.

September|Benzinga

Interactive Brokers Introduces Options Trading on GlobalTrader and IMPACT Mobile Apps

The article features the launch of options trading in IBKR GlobalTrader and IMPACT and the new Options Wizard and Options Chain tools available to help users understand how options work and how to trade them.

This video contains options-related material. Options involve risk and are not suitable for all investors. For more information read the Characteristics and Risks of Standardized Options, also known as the options disclosure document (ODD). Alternatively, call 312-542-6901 to receive a copy of the ODD.

September|Bloomberg TV

Thomas Peterffy on Bloomberg TV's 'Bloomberg Markets"

Interactive Brokers Founder and Chairman Thomas Peterffy joins Bloomberg TV to discuss several topics including the state of the markets, how clients of Interactive Brokers can earn interest on idle cash balances, the Carbon Offsets feature in the IMPACT app and how the current interest rate environment benefits the brokerage industry.

This video contains options-related material. Options involve risk and are not suitable for all investors. For more information read the Characteristics and Risks of Standardized Options, also known as the options disclosure document (ODD). Alternatively, call 312-542-6901 to receive a copy of the ODD.

August|CNBC

Thomas Peterffy on CNBC's 'Squawk on the Street'

Interactive Brokers Founder and Chairman Thomas Peterffy joins CNBC to discuss Fed policy and the outlook for inflation.

August|Investopedia

Best Online Brokers 2022

In Investopedia's annual Best Online Brokers ranking, IBKR was recognized as the Best Broker for Advanced Traders and Best Broker for International Trading. The coverage notes that "there simply isn't another broker that combines such a wide variety of investable global assets, sophisticated trading technology, and rich research capabilities."

June|Barron's

Thomas Peterffy on Barron's 'Streetwise' Podcast

Interactive Brokers Founder and Chairman Thomas Peterffy joins Barron's 'Streetwise' podcast to discuss how the company caters to advanced traders and his views on broker commissions and Payment for Order Flow.

The IBKR Lite pricing plan is only available to clients in the U.S.

June|Fox Business

Thomas Peterffy on Fox Business' 'Making Money'

Interactive Brokers Founder and Chairman Thomas Peterffy joins Fox Business to discuss his views on the markets and outlook going forward.

May|CNBC

Thomas Peterffy on CNBC's 'Squawk on the Street'

Interactive Brokers Founder and Chairman Thomas Peterffy joins CNBC to discuss the current state of the markets and inflation.

May|CNBC

Thomas Peterffy on CNBC's 'Squawk Box'

Interactive Brokers Founder and Chairman Thomas Peterffy joins CNBC to discuss the state of the markets and how clients of Interactive Brokers are positioned in the current environment.

This video contains options related material. Options involve risk and are not suitable for all investors. For more information read the Characteristics and Risks of Standardized Options, also known as the options disclosure document (ODD). Alternatively, call 312-542-6901 to receive a copy of the ODD.

April|Yahoo Finance Live

Thomas Peterffy on Yahoo Finance Live

Interactive Brokers Founder and Chairman Thomas Peterffy joins Yahoo Finance Live to discuss the company's first quarter earnings and the outlook for investing in the current environment.

April|ThinkAdvisor

How Interactive Brokers Lures RIAs From Rivals

The article features Interactive Brokers' offering for Registered Investment Advisors and highlights how automation and the company's broad range of global products and unified platform differentiates it from peers in the industry.

April|Barron's

'Smart Money' Retail Investors Are Pessimistic

The article features comments from Interactive Brokers Founder and Chairman Thomas Peterffy on how the company's active trader clients are positioned in the current environment.

March|Barron's

The Best Online Brokers for 2022

In Barron's annual Best Online Brokers Survey, Interactive Brokers placed first and earned 5 out of 5 stars for the fifth consecutive year. The coverage notes IBKR's strength in international trading and features new products and tools such as IMPACT, IBKR GlobalTrader and IBKR GlobalAnalyst.

March|Yahoo Finance

Thomas Peterffy on Yahoo Finance

Interactive Brokers Founder and Chairman Thomas Peterffy joins Yahoo Finance to discuss the launch of IBKR GlobalTrader and his views on the stock market and recent current events.

The following video or article contains options related material. Options involve risk and are not suitable for all investors. For more information read the Characteristics and Risks of Standardized Options, also known as the options disclosure document (ODD). Alternatively, call 312-542-6901 to receive a copy of the ODD.

March|CNBC

Thomas Peterffy on CNBC's 'Squawk Box'

Interactive Brokers Founder and Chairman Thomas Peterffy joins CNBC to discuss the company's launch of IBKR GlobalTrader, a simple mobile app for global stock trading, as well as his views on recent current events and retail investing.

March|Bloomberg News

Interactive Brokers Takes Aim at Robinhood with New Trading App

The article covers Interactive Brokers' launch of IBKR GlobalTrader, a simple mobile trading application for investors to trade stocks around the world.

February|Financial Times

US options trading heats up even as speculative stock rally cools

The article covers the rise in options market activity and features comments from Interactive Brokers Founder and Chairman Thomas Peterffy on what has driven the increase in options trading.

The following video or article contains options related material. Options involve risk and are not suitable for all investors. For more information read the Characteristics and Risks of Standardized Options, also known as the options disclosure document (ODD).

January|CNBC

Thomas Peterffy on CNBC's 'Squawk Box'

Interactive Brokers Founder and Chairman Thomas Peterffy joins CNBC to discuss the outlook for retail investors and the recent increase in options trading.

The following video or article contains options related material. Options involve risk and are not suitable for all investors. For more information read the Characteristics and Risks of Standardized Options, also known as the options disclosure document (ODD).

January|Yahoo Finance Live

Thomas Peterffy on Yahoo Finance Live

Interactive Brokers Founder and Chairman Thomas Peterffy joins Yahoo Finance Live to discuss the company's fourth quarter earnings.

January|Barron's

Why the Options Craze May Outlast Meme Madness

The article covers recent demand for options and features comments from Interactive Brokers Founder and Chairman Thomas Peterffy on expectations for continued interest in options trading.

January|CNBC

Thomas Peterffy on CNBC's 'Closing Bell'

Interactive Brokers Founder and Chairman Thomas Peterffy joins CNBC to discuss the company's fourth quarter earnings.

Disclosure

Links posted to the “IBKR in the News” webpage are published by third parties and not by Interactive Brokers. These third-party sources are independent and Interactive Brokers does not make any representations or warranties concerning the accuracy of the information provided by these third parties. By linking to third-party websites, Interactive is not recommending that you subscribe to that particular news source.

2021 Media Coverage

December|CNBC

Thomas Peterffy on CNBC's 'Squawk on the Street'

Interactive Brokers Founder and Chairman Thomas Peterffy joins CNBC to discuss market expectations for 2022 and meme stock investing.

December|Benzinga

Interactive Brokers Pushes Regeneration, Sustainability With IMPACT Trading Platform

The article covers Interactive Brokers' launch of the IMPACT App and how it helps investors easily align their portfolio with their values.

December|Traders Magazine

Interactive Brokers Introduces Global Analyst

The article covers Interactive Brokers' launch of GlobalAnalyst, a new tool that lets investors compare the relative valuations and financial metrics of stocks globally as well as other new offerings including IMPACT by Interactive Brokers.

November|CNBC

Thomas Peterffy on CNBC's 'Squawk on the Street'

Interactive Brokers Founder and Chairman Thomas Peterffy joins CNBC to discuss the company's launch of the IMPACT App.

October|U.S. News & World Report

Best Brokers for Beginners

Interactive Brokers was included in U.S. News & World Report's 'Best Brokers for Beginners' 2021.

October|CNBC

Thomas Peterffy on CNBC's 'Closing Bell'

Interactive Brokers Founder and Chairman Thomas Peterffy joins CNBC to discuss the company's third quarter earnings.

September|Yahoo! Finance Live

Thomas Peterffy on Yahoo! Finance Live

Interactive Brokers Founder and Chairman Thomas Peterffy joins Yahoo! Finance Live to discuss the company's launch of cryptocurrency trading.

September|Bloomberg News

Interactive Brokers Adds Cryptocurrency Trading, Joining Rivals

The article covers Interactive Brokers' introduction of cryptocurrency trading enabling clients to trade and custody Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin and Bitcoin Cash via Paxos Trust Company.

September|CNBC

Thomas Peterffy on CNBC's 'TechCheck'

Interactive Brokers Founder and Chairman Thomas Peterffy joins CNBC to discuss the company's launch of cryptocurrency trading.

August|Benzinga

Interactive Brokers Cuts Costs, Adds To Education, Technology and Transparency

Interactive Brokers continues to roll out new tools and platform enhancements. Article covers the elimination of inactivity feeds, the Impact Dashboard and IBKR Campus.

July|Yahoo! Finance Live

Thomas Peterffy on Yahoo! Finance Live

Interactive Brokers Founder and Chairman Thomas Peterffy joins Julie Hyman, Brian Sozzi and Myles Udland on Yahoo! Finance Live to discuss the state of the brokerage business, Robinhood and whether regulators can crack down on payment for order flow.

July|CNBC

Thomas Peterffy on CNBC's 'Closing Bell'

Interactive Brokers Founder and Chairman Thomas Peterffy joins CNBC to discuss the company's second quarter earnings.

July|CNBC

Thomas Peterffy on CNBC's "Squawk Box"

Interactive Brokers Founder and Chairman Thomas Peterffy joins CNBC to discuss the outlook for retail investing.

June|CNBC.com

The jobs report will move markets in the week ahead as stocks enter the second half riding high

Interactive Brokers Chief Strategist Steve Sosnick quoted discussing his views on the markets and economy.

April|Barron's

This Brokerage Firm Stands to Gain From America's Obsession With Stocks

In this article, Barron's Steven M. Sears provides a positive outlook for Interactive Brokers' share price.

April|CNBC

Thomas Peterffy on CNBC's "Closing Bell"

Interactive Brokers Founder and Chairman Thomas Peterffy joins CNBC to discuss the company's first quarter earnings.

March|Yahoo! Finance Live

Steve Sosnick on Yahoo! Finance Live

Interactive Brokers Chief Strategist Steve Sosnick joins Yahoo! Finance Live to discuss recent bond market activity.

March |CNBC

Thomas Peterffy on CNBC's "Squawk Box"

Interactive Brokers Founder and Chairman Thomas Peterffy joins CNBC to discuss the retail trading frenzy.

February|CNBC

Steve Sosnick on CNBC's "Closing Bell"

Interactive Brokers Chief Strategist Steve Sosnick joins CNBC to discuss the state of the markets.

February|Barron's

The Best Online Brokers for 2021

The company earned 5 out of 5 stars and was rated #1 for Active Traders and #1 for International Traders.

January|CNBC

Thomas Peterffy on CNBC's 'Closing Bell'

Interactive Brokers Founder and Chairman Thomas Peterffy joins CNBC to discuss the company's fourth quarter earnings.

Disclosure

Links posted to the “IBKR in the News” webpage are published by third parties and not by Interactive Brokers. These third-party sources are independent and Interactive Brokers does not make any representations or warranties concerning the accuracy of the information provided by these third parties. By linking to third-party websites, Interactive is not recommending that you subscribe to that particular news source.

2020 Media Coverage

December|The Ascent, A Motley Fool Service

Interactive Brokers Review: Great for Large Balances, Low Margin Rates

The Ascent, a Motley Fool Service, rated Interactive Brokers 4 out of 5 stars as a great low-cost option, and called it a great choice for options investors, traders, and those trading on margin.

December|CNBC

Thomas Peterffy on CNBC's 'Squawk Alley'

Interactive Brokers Chairman Thomas Peterffy joined CNBC's Bob Pisani on 'Squawk Alley' to discuss 2020's record trading volume, options trading trends and volatility.

December|MarketWatch

Wall Street Pioneer Says for First Time Clients Are Net Short Stocks on His Platform

Interactive Brokers Chairman Thomas Peterffy discusses IBKR clients being net short, the market outlook, options values, and margin rates.

December|ForexBrokers.com

Best Forex Brokers 2021

ForexBrokers.com awarded Interactive Brokers 4.5 out of 5 stars and ranked the firm 4th out of 27 firms in its 2021 Best Forex Brokers review. In the 5th annual review, Interactive Brokers received 5 stars and was rated Best in Class for its Offering of Investments for the 5th year in a row. IBKR also earned 4.5 stars for Commissions & Fees, Platforms & Tools and Research.

November|Benzinga

Interactive Brokers Review

Benzinga awarded Interactive Brokers 4.5 out of 5 stars in its 2020 review. The company was praised for its comprehensive trading platform, broad product range and affordable prices. The review cited IBKR as being best for its robust, yet simple mobile app, access to 135 global markets, low margin rates and more.

October|Benzinga

Interactive Brokers Group Takes Leadership Stance in ESG with Launch of Impact Dashboard

The article covers the introduction of a free Impact Dashboard that helps investors select sustainable investments based on criteria they select. ESG Director Will Peterffy explains the dashboard lets investors align their portfolio with their values. The author notes the dashboard, along with other tools, research, and Socially Responsible Investment portfolios, solidifies IBKR's leadership role in ESG investing.

October|Investopedia

Interactive Advisors Review

Investopedia awards Interactive Brokers' robo advisor affiliate, Interactive Advisors, 4.5 out of 5 stars and rates it Best for Sustainable Investing and Best for Portfolio Construction. The review notes Interactive Advisors has the widest range of securities to select from and offers low-cost actively and passively managed portfolios that can be customized.

August|The Wall Street Journal

If You Need Cash Now, Here's Which Accounts You Should Tap First

The article explains how people can avoid dipping into their retirement savings by evaluating other potential sources for funds. For example, data from Interactive Brokers shows some brokers offering margin loans with annual percentage rates as low as 0.75%.

July|StockBrokers.com

StockBrokers.com UK Review

Interactive Brokers receives 4.5 out of 5 stars in 2020 review. The company earns high marks for its range of investment offerings, commissions and fees, platforms and tools and research.

July|CNBC

Closing Bell

Interactive Brokers founder and chairman Thomas Peterffy joins CNBC to talk about the company's second quarter earnings.

July|Bankrate

Interactive Brokers Review 2020

Bankrate ranks Interactive Brokers "Best For" active trading, volume discounts and margin trading. The review notes that Interactive Brokers provides the ability to buy almost anything that trades anywhere in the world; has a world-class trading platform; and provides low margin rates.

July|Benzinga

Interactive Brokers Sweetens Global Connectivity with Tech, Education Focused Initiatives

Interactive Brokers continues to roll out new products and trading improvements. Article covers introduction of Mutual Funds Marketplace and search tool, IBKR Lite commission-free service level and Traders' Academy free online, on-demand courses.

July|Bloomberg Television

The Rise in Retail Investing

Interactive Brokers founder and chairman Thomas Peterffy discusses the outlook for retail trading with Bloomberg's Sonali Basak on the Bloomberg Technology program.

July|CNBC Fast Money

Investors Should Brace for a Cruel Summer, Top Market Watcher Warns

Interactive Brokers Chief Strategist shares his market outlook with CNBC's Melissa Lee.

July|Washington Post

Shares by the Slice: Fractional Investing Sparks a Stock Market Stampede

Article on the advent of fractional share trading. EVP Steve Sanders says Interactive Brokers offers fractional shares to sophisticated investors as another tool to better manage their portfolios. Notes that IBKR processed nearly 1.9 million transactions in June, a 131% increase over the same period last year.

July|Forbes

Bored at Home? Take Free Online Financial Courses

Forbes showcases a selection of financial courses, including Traders' Academy, Interactive Brokers' free online, on-demand courses. The Traders' Academy course selection includes beginner, intermediate and advanced courses on investment products, securities lending and borrowing and more.

June|Yahoo Finance

Here's What the Most Sophisticated Investors Are Doing with Their Cash During the Market Rally

Thomas Peterffy, founder and chairman of Interactive Brokers, discusses trends he is seeing among the firm's clients.

July|The Straits Times

Interactive Brokers Group Opens Singapore Office

Interactive Brokers Singapore opens in the Marina Bay financial district. The firm can now offer Singapore stocks to local investors and provide the ability for Singaporeans to invest globally in the company's broad product line from a single integrated investment account.

June|The Motley Fool

2 Reasons Now is the Ideal Time to Invest in Fractional Shares

The article explains what fractional shares are and why now may be a good time to invest in these slivers of shares. The author notes that Interactive Brokers was the first to offer fractional share trading last November, followed by Fidelity in January and Schwab in June.

June|Stamford Advocate

Local Heroes Make Face Shields to Protect from COVID-19

Story profiles Yakov Gorodnitsky and colleagues from Interactive Brokers who have made approximately 6,500 masks to donate to front line workers and others during the pandemic. The project is financially supported by Interactive Brokers.

June|Yahoo Finance

Here's What the Most Sophisticated Investors Are Doing with Their Cash During the Market Rally

Thomas Peterffy, founder and chairman of Interactive Brokers, discusses trends he is seeing among the firm's clients.

April|Bankrate

Top online brokers for a 401(k) rollover in April 2020

Interactive Brokers is showcased as one of the best places to rollover a 401(k) retirement plan. The article also mentions the company pays the highest rates Bankrate has seen on cash balances in clients' accounts and offers thousands of no-load and no transaction fee mutual funds.

March|Benzinga

Options Trading: What It Is and How to Do It

The author describes options and explains how to use them for investing. The article also describes top investing platforms based on cost, trading style and experience level. Interactive Brokers is highlighted as the top platform for professionals.

March|Seeking Alpha

The Stock Market Has Tanked: What to Do Next

The article explains several opportunities to take advantage of during these current market conditions. The author notes that clients of Interactive Brokers can borrow at very low margin rates and invest in a variety of securities currently offering attractive yields. A graphic shows how Interactive Brokers' rates compare to those of its major competitors.

March|Investopedia

2020 Best Online Brokers Awards

Interactive Brokers earned 4.4 out of 5 stars in Investopedia's second annual ranking. The company was also selected as Best for Advanced Traders, Best for International Trading, Best for Low Margin Rates and Best for Day Trading. IBKR was also honored for its Low Costs, ETF offerings, and Mobile trading application. Author Theresa Carey commended the company's wealth of tools, range of offerings and numerous other offerings.

February|Business Insider

Interactive Brokers Has Upended Wall Street Time and Time Again.

Its Founder Explains How Causing Chaos is Key to Staying Competitive.

The profile details how Interactive Brokers has led the way in many areas of the brokerage business, from announcing commission-free trades to introducing fractional share trading. Chairman Thomas Peterffy notes that the company's technology expertise helps set Interactive Brokers apart from competitors.

February|CNBC

Interactive Brokers founder Thomas Peterffy Says He Passed on Pursuing Etrade Purchase

Thomas Peterffy discusses Morgan Stanley's plans to acquire E-Trade and the impact of consolidation in the brokerage industry.

February|Barron's

The Best Online Brokers Right Now — for Almost Every Kind of Investor

Interactive Brokers was rated #1 by Barron's.

The company earned 5 out of 5 stars and was rated Best for Active Traders and Best for International Traders. The company was praised for its global reach, advanced technology, low margin rates and high interest paid on idle cash balances.

February|Hubbis

Interactive Brokers: Boosting its Penetration of Asia's Vibrant Wealth Management Market

David Friedland, managing director of Interactive Brokers in Asia, met with Hubbis to discuss how he is immensely bullish about the region and why the firm's state-of-the-art electronic trading platform is ideally suited to the challenges facing investors.

February|Globe & Mail

Rob Carrick Grades Canada's Online Brokerages for 2020

Interactive Brokers earned a B+ in the Globe & Mail's 21st annual ranking. The company was commended for its sophisticated platform and providing the lowest prices.

February – AdvisorHub|The Tony Sirianni Podcast

Interview with Interactive Brokers EVP of Marketing and Product Development Steve Sanders

Steve Sanders discusses how Interactive Brokers uses technology to automate everything in order to service both large and small clients and provide them with a broad product line and complete turn-key solution at a very low cost. He also shares his perspectives on zero commissions; how advisors can add value and differentiate themselves from competitors; millennials and investing; and more.

January|NerdWallet

Interactive Brokers Review 2020: Pros, Cons and How It Compares

NerdWallet rated Interactive Brokers the best for low-cost investing, stock trading platform, and research. The review also praises the company's low margin rates, broad product selection, and IBKR Lite service, which provides commission-free trades on US exchange-listed stocks and ETFs.

January|Investor's Business Daily

Best Brokers 2020: Interactive Brokers Adds New Features to Its Trading Arsenal

In IBD's eighth annual Best Online Brokers awards, Interactive Brokers placed in the top 5 overall and secured top spots in 9 out of 15 categories. The company earned the highest scores for Low Commissions & Fees, Broad Choice of Investments, Mobile Trading Platforms / Apps, Options Trading Platform, Portfolio Analysis & Reports and Website Security.

January|StockBrokers.com

Interactive Brokers Review

StockBrokers.com rated Interactive Brokers 4.5 stars out of 5 overall in its 10th Annual Best Online Brokers Review. Interactive Brokers won 1st place with a 5 star rating for Commissions & Fees and was awarded 4.5 stars for Offering of Investments, Platforms & Tools and Mobile Trading. The company earned 4 stars for Research, Education, and Customer Service. The review notes that Interactive Brokers leads the industry for low-cost trading for professionals and praises the company for its tools and product selection.

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2019 Media Coverage

December|RIABiz

Interactive Brokers Outpaces Schwab in Race to Give RIAs Free Fractional Share Trades

Interactive Brokers has introduced fractional share trading for clients, including Registered Investment Advisors. EVP Steve Sanders explains that there are several ways fractional shares can be used, including for direct indexing. Sanders noted that fractional shares might help attract RIAs to Interactive Brokers, which works with RIAs of all sizes, at a time when some other brokers have decided not to serve smaller advisors.

November 2019|Streetwise Reports

Best Brokers for Research

Interactive Brokers was ranked #1 for its research offerings. The company earned praise for its "vast amounts of research and tools" which can be obtained bundled or a la carte.

October 2019|TheStreet

Interactive Brokers is Uniquely Situated to Win the Brokerage Wars

The article explains why Interactive Brokers is in the best position to come out ahead of the competition by offering commission-free trades. The author explains that IBKR's commission free offering provides true value to clients and differentiates the company from competitors. Interactive Brokers offers clients a choice between commission free trades and low-cost commissions with a Pro service level that utilizes the company's SmartRouter, which seeks the best possible price for every trade.

October 2019|Barron's

"Free" Trading Has Arrived. Be Sure to Read the Fine Print

The article describes the commission-free offerings from the major brokers. The author explains that Interactive Brokers is offering simplified trading with no account minimum and no commissions on US exchange listed stocks and ETFs. The article explains that investors should consider other aspects of each firm's offering, such as the amount of interest they can earn on cash in their account and whether there are hidden charges.

October 2019|Seeking Alpha

IBKR: Smart First Mover in Zero Commissions War?

The article explains that providing IBKR Lite clients with free commissions on US exchange-listed stocks is immaterial to IBKR. The author explains that 80% of IBKR commissions are generated from trading other products, while peers' commissions are nearly 100% US-based. He adds that US commissions loss will be made up by receiving payment for order flow on IBKR Lite trades. The author also states that IBKR revenue is unlikely to be impacted by clients switching from IBKR Pro to IBKR Lite.

October 2019|NewsMax

Unique Interactive Brokers' Site Blends Sports and Investments

The article explains that Interactive Brokers is offering $1,000 in free commission credits to learn about investing by using the company's new simulated sports-betting portal. The betting program was created to educate people about probability and how it can be used in trading stocks similar to the way it is used in sports betting.

October 2019|Barron's

Interactive Brokers Shares Can Double: Portfolio Manager

Marc Werres, a financial advisor at Hindes Group, explains why he believes IBKR stock is currently undervalued. He notes that Interactive Brokers is the brokerage business's low-cost leader and sets itself apart from competitors with its breadth of product and technological sophistication.

September 2019|Fox Business

American Success Stories to Warm your Heart

Fox Business' Charles Payne and Interactive Brokers Founder and Chairman Thomas Peterffy discuss the importance of the American Dream. Peterffy discusses building his firm and the company's latest innovation, IBKR Lite, a service providing commission-free trades on US exchange-listed stocks and ETFs.

September 2019|Seeking Alpha

Interactive Brokers Group: The Best of the Brokers

The article notes that Interactive Brokers is among the top-rated brokers because of its low commissions and fees. The author notes they anticipate further client base growth to help IBKR's earnings double over the next three to five years.

August 2019|CNBC Squawk Box

How Retail Investors Can Navigate Market Volatility

Interactive Brokers' chief strategist and head trader Steve Sosnick discusses ways for retail investors to handle a volatile market.

August 2019|Kiplinger's

Best Online Brokers, 2019

Interactive Brokers ranked #2 out of 10 companies reviewed by Kiplinger's in IBKR's first year of being included in the Best Online Brokers annual survey. The company also won first place for its mobile app and was rated best for active traders, margin traders, and mutual fund investors.

August 2019|CardRates.com

Recognizing Interactive Brokers for its Universal Investment Management Solutions, Including Low-Cost Trades for the Active Investor

CardRates.com recognized Interactive Brokers with its Editor's Choice™ Award for being a top low-cost broker. The article notes that IBKR offers access to markets around the world, in multiple currencies, from a single account.

August 2019|US News & World Report

Pros and Cons of Margin Trading

This article explains how margin trading lets investors buy stocks with borrowed money. US News notes that the best of the major online brokers for margin trading is probably Interactive Brokers which offers the lowest interest rates on margin loans at between 3% and 4%.

July 2019|Barron's

How to Bet on Emerging Markets as Interest Rates Drop

The detente in the U.S. and China trade war, coupled with central banks' potential move to more-dovish policies, merits increased exposure to some of the world's riskiest investments.

July 2019|Financial Times

Brokerage Gambles on US Law Permitting Fake Money for Bets

Interactive Brokers has created a Simulated Sports Betting Exchange that awards up to $1,000 in commission credits to non-clients that use it. Fake money can be bet on real matches, with virtual winnings converted into credits that can be used toward commissions on IBKR brokerage accounts. The company's chairman Thomas Peterffy explained that the exchange was designed to teach people how probability works and illustrate that Interactive Brokers has the lowest commissions.

June 2019|CNBC Fast Money Halftime Report

Interview with Interactive Brokers CEO

Interactive Brokers' CEO Thomas Peterffy shares his outlook on the market with CNBC's Bob Pisani. He said he would not go into the summer with a long position due to trade frictions, political background and market illiquidity.

April 2019|Benzinga

The Best Online Stock Trading Brokers

Interactive Brokers was rated "Best for Advanced Traders" in Benzinga's 2019 ranking. The survey cited Trader Workstation as "one of the best platforms in the entire industry" and also praised IBKR's mobile trading platforms. Benzinga also noted that Interactive Brokers offers low commissions and margin rates and pays high interest on idle cash.

April 2019|Benzinga

The Best Stock Brokers in New Zealand

Interactive Brokers was rated the Best Overall Stock Broker in New Zealand in Benzinga's 2019 ranking. Benzinga praised IBKR for providing access to 120 markets in 31 countries and 23 currencies all from a single account.

March 2019|Benzinga

The Best German Stock Brokers

Interactive Brokers was rated the Best Overall German Stock Broker in Benzinga's 2019 ranking. The company was praised for providing access to 120 markets in 31 countries and 23 currencies all from a single account.

February 2019|Barron's

Interactive Brokers Tops Barron's Ranking of Best Online Brokers

Barron's ranked Interactive Brokers #1 out of 14 firms in its 24th annual ranking of The Best Online Brokers. The company received 4 1/2 out of 5 stars and particular praise for its low costs, international investing offerings and highly customizable mobile apps.

January 2019|Investor's Business Daily

Interactive Brokers Upsets the Field, Breaks into Top Three Brokers

In its seventh annual Best Online Brokers survey, Investor's Business Daily ranked Interactive Brokers among the three best online brokers. The ranking is based on ratings by 2,762 investors surveyed by TechnoMetrica Market Intelligence, IBD's polling partner. Interactive Brokers also received the #1 ranking for Low Commissions & Fees, Mobile Trading Platform / Apps, Range of Products and Website Security.

January 2019|Nerd Wallet

Interactive Brokers Review 2019

Interactive Brokers received 5 out of 5 stars in Nerd Wallet's annual review. IBKR received top marks for low commissions and margin rates and the breadth of free research and data it provides. IBKR was ranked best for advanced, day, penny stock and options traders. The review notes that Interactive Brokers' Trader Workstation is among the best platforms for advanced traders.

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Links posted to the “IBKR in the News” webpage are published by third parties and not by Interactive Brokers. These third-party sources are independent and Interactive Brokers does not make any representations or warranties concerning the accuracy of the information provided by these third parties. By linking to third-party websites, Interactive is not recommending that you subscribe to that particular news source.