"How heavy can it get? I just signed on to a free Tradestation webinar - only to be taken through the rigmarole of ""purchasing"" it. Tradestation didn't charge my credit card $0 but it did everything else suited to a sale. (The webinar was about using the program, not about trading strategies.) Read more...
Great Product But Better Options Out There
"I used to love Tradestation for years and have been using it for quite a while but the data feed as well as the platform has gotten quite heavy. I prefer to use NinjaTrader for my execution now especially considering that Tradestation commissions are through the roof compared to others in the indu Read more...
Everything but the kitchen sink
"And possibly that too if you look deep enough. Their platform does all kinds of stuff; I could probably fumble around in it for another few years and still miss half the stuff you can do with it. Sometimes it seems like it actually does too much. It can be very bulky and cumbersome, at least in a Read more...
Good for stocks not for other products
i have to say that tradestation is a great stock trading broker and ranks up there with the best but when trading options or other products i think they are far behind firms like TOS. for stocks i would highly recommend
Sets the Standard for Online Trading
"TradeStation is probably the most robust, fully-featured and reliable of the available trading platforms. (Like Microsoft Office, it has more functions and features than the average human being can master, so the real challenge is honing in on the features most useful to your own trading style and Read more...
customer service is very rude
i'll be closing my account with these guys. The customer service people are really rude. Also, the company seems to be geared towards nickle and diming. Always watch your activity for erroneous charges. I was offered free platform fees for joining. Guess what? they charge me the platform fee a Read more...
Great Software Platform and Competent Cheap Broker
"I have used Tradestation for about 18 months, and I really like their software platform. I started with eTrade, spent several months with eTrade, but as soon as I went to Tradestation, I barely ever look at eTrade. First about the software platform: I tried think or swim, and couldn't figure it o Read more...
An industry leader...
"TradeStation has been instrumental in the development of my trading career. As a full-time e-mini day trader, I've relied on TradeStation's EasyLanguage and charting tools to help develop my trading strategies. I love the flexability and customization that TS offers. From an execution standpoint Read more...
“Best for Frequent Traders”
In 2009 Barron's rated them “Best for Frequent Traders”, if Barron's likes them, I like them.