Low Margin Rates at Trading Direct, a leading online broker.

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Our incredibly low margin interest rates are among the most competitive in the industry, and have been since we began in 1997. Check out the table below for your rate, then compare to another broker with our Savings Calculator.

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Experienced. Stable. Dependable.

Trading Direct has been dedicated to serving its loyal clients since 1997. We pride ourselves on providing our customers with unsurpassed customer service, an extensive array of products & services, and extremely competitive margin rates.  Trading Direct is a division of York Securities, Inc., one of the original discount brokers, established in 1979.


Account Protection

Trading Direct offers a level of coverage that is among the best in the industry.

  • Trading Direct, a division of York Securities, member SIPC.
  • Trading Direct accounts are custodied by Axos Clearing LLC (a wholly owned subsidiary of Axos Financial, Inc.), member SIPC.
  • Excess SIPC coverage provided by Axos Clearing through Lloyd’s of London.
  • Accounts held by Axos Clearing are protected up to a total of $100 million per client.

Extensive Mutual Fund Supermarket

Consolidate your Mutual Fund holdings in one place.

  • Hundreds of Mutual Fund families with thousands of individual funds to choose.
  • View/search list in PDF , XLS, or Contact us for fund availablity.

DEBIT BALANCE MARGIN INTEREST RATE
$0 - $49,999 5.50%  (Broker Call + 2.75%)
$50,000 - $99,999 4.75%  (Broker Call + 2.00%)
$100,000 - $249,999  4.00%  (Broker Call + 1.25%)
$250,000 - $499,999  3.125%(Broker Call + 0.375%)
$500,000 - $999,999  2.50%  (Broker Call  - 0.25%)
$1,000,000 + 2.25%  (Broker Call  - 0.50%)
Broker Call Rate = 2.75%, as of May 5, 2022.

Announcements

  • 05/17/21: Trading Direct has moved it's office to a new floor. Please note our new address when mailing checks or forms:
    Trading Direct
    160 Broadway
    East Building Floor 9
    New York NY 10038

  • 10/29/19: Increased Account Protection.
    Excess SIPC coverage is now up to $99.5 million per client. See Account Protection for details.

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DEBIT BALANCE MARGIN INTEREST RATE
$0 - $49,999 5.50%  (Broker Call + 2.75%)
$50,000 - $99,999 4.75%  (Broker Call + 2.00%)
$100,000 - $249,999  4.00%  (Broker Call + 1.25%)
$250,000 - $499,999  3.125%(Broker Call + 0.375%)
$500,000 - $999,999  2.50%  (Broker Call  - 0.25%)
$1,000,000 + 2.25%  (Broker Call  - 0.50%)
Broker Call Rate = 2.75%, as of May 5, 2022.

Experienced. Stable. Dependable.

Trading Direct has been dedicated to serving its loyal clients since 1997. We pride ourselves on providing our customers with unsurpassed customer service, an extensive array of products & services, and extremely competitive margin rates.  Trading Direct is a division of York Securities, Inc., one of the original discount brokers, established in 1979.


Account Protection

Trading Direct offers a level of coverage that is among the best in the industry.

  • Trading Direct, a division of York Securities, member SIPC.
  • Trading Direct accounts are custodied by Axos Clearing LLC (a wholly owned subsidiary of Axos Financial, Inc.), member SIPC.
  • Excess SIPC coverage provided by Axos Clearing through Lloyd’s of London.
  • Accounts held by Axos Clearing are protected up to a total of $100 million per client.

Extensive Mutual Fund Supermarket

Consolidate your Mutual Fund holdings in one place.

  • Hundreds of Mutual Fund families with thousands of individual funds to choose.
  • View/search list in PDF , XLS, or Contact us for fund availablity.

Announcements

  • 05/17/21: Trading Direct has moved it's office to a new floor. Please note our new address when mailing checks or forms:
    Trading Direct
    160 Broadway
    East Building Floor 9
    New York NY 10038

  • 10/29/19: Increased Account Protection.
    Excess SIPC coverage is now up to $99.5 million per client. See Account Protection for details.

  • FINRA BROKER CHECK