STOCKS Account Requirements

You can trade stocks and options in the same account with low initial minimum deposit requirements.

Account Type Available to Trade Opening Minimum Deposit
Cash Stocks and Options $250
Margin Stocks and Options $2,000
IRA Stocks and Options $500


Residency Requirements

Due to various securities regulations and requirements for each country, we can only accept new accounts from residents of the countries listed below. Please contact us to request the addition of a specific country to this list.

  United States   Finland   Niue
  American Samoa   France   Norway
  Anguilla   Germany   Panama
  Austria   Gibraltar   Peru
  Australia   Greece   Poland
  Bahamas   Guernsey   Portugal
  Bahrain   Hong Kong   Puerto Rico
  Belgium   Hungary   Russia
  Bermuda   Iceland   Saudi Arabia
  Brazil   Ireland, Republic of (Eire)   Seychelles
  British Virgin Islands   Israel   Singapore
  Cayman Islands   Italy   Slovakia (Slovak Republic)
  Chile   Liechtenstein   South Africa
  China, Peoples Republic   Luxembourg   Spain
  Costa Rica   Malta   St Vincent & Grenadines
  China, Republic of (Taiwan)   Mexico   Sweden
  Cyprus   Mauritius   Switzerland
  Czech Republic   Monaco   Turks and Caicos Islands
  Denmark   Montserrat   Uruguay
  Dominica   Netherlands   Vanuatu
  Estonia   New Zealand   Virgin Islands


MB Trading, IB member FINRA, SIPC; MB Trading Futures, Inc. IB member NFA. Trading in futures, options and forex is speculative in nature and not appropriate for all investors. Investors should only use risk capital when trading futures, options and forex because there is always the risk of substantial loss.

MB Trading earned a 4.5 out of 5 star rating in Barron's 2011 Review of Online Brokers, tying for the top spot overall. The company earned a total of 33.8 points, one tenth of a point under the top score. MB Trading also scored in the top three for separate categories of Range of Offerings, Trade Experience, Trading Technology, Usability, and Customer Service and Education. MB Trading earned a 4.5 out of 5 star rating in Barron's 2010 Review of Online Brokers. The company ranked second overall and tied for first place in the categories of Trade Experience and Portfolio Analysis & Reporting. The company also won the category of Usability. The company also tied for first place in the separate categories of "Best for Frequent Traders" and "Best for Options Traders." This survey evaluated 27 Online Firms and does not include all Online Brokers.

Demo accounts receive FREE streaming Stocks, Futures, and Options quotes which are delayed up to 20 minutes (per individual exchange requirement). FREE real-time streaming quotes for Stocks, Futures, and Options is available to nonprofessional users with funded, live accounts.

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