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. Our clients feel safe and secure knowing their account assets are custodied with our clearing agent, Pershing, LLC (a wholly owned subsidiary of The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation). We pride ourselves on providing our customers with unsurpassed customer service, an extensive array of products & services, and extremely competitive margin rates.


Account Protection

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

  • Member of SIPC
  • Excess SIPC coverage provided

Extensive Mutual Fund Supermarket

Consolidate your Mutual Fund holdings in one place.

  • Over 550 Mutual Fund families
  • Over 14,000 funds available, including 5,000 funds with out transaction fee. 
  • Institutional class shares available for individual investors.
  • View/search list: PDF , XLS

DEBIT BALANCE MARGIN INTEREST RATE
$0 - $49,999 6.00% (Broker Call + 2.25%)
$50,000 - $99,999 5.25% (Broker Call + 1.50%)
$100,000 - $249,999 4.50% (Broker Call + 0.75%)
$250,000 - $499,999 3.75% (Broker Call + 0.00%)
$500,000 - $999,999 3.25% (Broker Call  - 0.50%)
$1,000,000 + 3.00% (Broker Call  - 0.75%)
Broker Call Rate = 3.75%, as of June 13th 2018.

Announcements

  • 06/06/2018: New mutual funds available. Over 14,000 to choose from, including institutional class shares (for individual investors).  See list: PDF , XLS.
  • 05/23/2018: ACH Transfer functionality integrated into Investor platform.  Clients with an established ACH profile may now initate an ACH transfer request by navigating to "Transact...Funds Transfer" after login.
    ACH transfers are electronic funds transfers. If you have yet to set up an ACH Profile, you may do so by completing the ACH Agreement.
  • 04/03/2018: Bond Availability Request Tool. If you are considering trading bonds, you may input search parameters from the "Bonds" page. (Click "Pricing" in top-nav bar, then "Bonds" on the right-side menu).
  • 01/17/2017: Tradingdirect.com redesigned.
    This visually refreshed site is now fully compatible with IOS/Android & Tablet/Smartphone use.
  • 06/09/2016: Smartphone and Tablet Adaptive Technology Feature Live.
    Login with your device browser just like you would on a PC: tradingdirect.netxinvestor.com. This site will automatically adapt it's format (whether Tablet or Smartphone, Android or IOS) delivering a user friendly experience without the need of a separate app.

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DEBIT BALANCE MARGIN INTEREST RATE
$0 - $49,999 6.00% (Broker Call + 2.25%)
$50,000 - $99,999 5.25% (Broker Call + 1.50%)
$100,000 - $249,999 4.50% (Broker Call + 0.75%)
$250,000 - $499,999 3.75% (Broker Call + 0.00%)
$500,000 - $999,999 3.25% (Broker Call  - 0.50%)
$1,000,000 + 3.00% (Broker Call  - 0.75%)
Broker Call Rate = 3.75%, as of June 13th 2018.

Experienced. Stable. Dependable.

Trading Direct has been dedicated to serving its loyal clients since 1997. Our clients feel safe and secure knowing their account assets are custodied with our clearing agent, Pershing, LLC (a wholly owned subsidiary of The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation). We pride ourselves on providing our customers with unsurpassed customer service, an extensive array of products & services, and extremely competitive margin rates.


Account Protection

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

  • Member of SIPC
  • Excess SIPC coverage provided

Extensive Mutual Fund Supermarket

Consolidate your Mutual Fund holdings in one place.

  • Over 550 Mutual Fund families
  • Over 14,000 funds available, including 5,000 funds with out transaction fee. 
  • Institutional class shares available for individual investors.
  • View/search list: PDF , XLS

Announcements

  • 06/06/2018: New mutual funds available. Over 14,000 to choose from, including institutional class shares (for individual investors).  See list: PDF , XLS.
  • 05/23/2018: ACH Transfer functionality integrated into Investor platform.  Clients with an established ACH profile may now initate an ACH transfer request by navigating to "Transact...Funds Transfer" after login.
    ACH transfers are electronic funds transfers. If you have yet to set up an ACH Profile, you may do so by completing the ACH Agreement.
  • 04/03/2018: Bond Availability Request Tool. If you are considering trading bonds, you may input search parameters from the "Bonds" page. (Click "Pricing" in top-nav bar, then "Bonds" on the right-side menu).
  • 01/17/2017: Tradingdirect.com redesigned.
    This visually refreshed site is now fully compatible with IOS/Android & Tablet/Smartphone use.
  • 06/09/2016: Smartphone and Tablet Adaptive Technology Feature Live.
    Login with your device browser just like you would on a PC: tradingdirect.netxinvestor.com. This site will automatically adapt it's format (whether Tablet or Smartphone, Android or IOS) delivering a user friendly experience without the need of a separate app.