There is no volume requirement.
 TOS and TDAmeritrade both gives me 0.75 per contract without any volume commitment. BTW I can't get a...
I have TDAmeritrade, and they waived my transaction fee.
When it is close to expiration date, the greeks are not accurate. Most of the commercial models are unable to give you an accurate value.
Why don't just do it on indices?
I didn't sign any personal guarantee for my LLC margin account with IB and TOS.
Some firms are confident in their own risk management (or...
Why don't you trade with a LLC or corporation to protect yourself?
IB will liquidate your account at the same day when you have margin call whereas TOS gives you one day to reduce your margin or wire new fund....
I think you still can get compensation with ib advisor account if AUM is less than a certain amount (like 1.5M), and less than 15 clients. It...
If I am not actively trying to raise trading capital, what is the benefit of becoming a CTA?
I can still trade for clients using IB Advisor account.
I am currently managing two accounts. How do I report my performance?
Say for example, in the beginning of the month
Account1 = $200K...
I meant "can a CTA not disclose his/her strategy?"
Can you not disclose your strategy?
What is the min cost of getting a CTA designation? I think if the AUM is small, we don't have to register.
I think IB no longer accepts ACH deposit without secure login.
Aaron, thanks a lot.
This is cool! If you as a CTA, trade for individual account, i believe the performance fee should be considered as revenue...
Suppose the management company is a LLC and taxed as partnership, and no salary for the manager,
how will the following fee be taxed in a pool...
If you are a CTA, is your trading profit considered as ordinary income?
I wonder if IB sends 1099 to the advisor for the performance fee.
Will ib give a 1099 or other tax form for tax filing?
If you want monthly performance fee, you better not use IB autobill. It is a mess.
Will ib keep track of high water mark, and will ib give you...
If it is net of free, monthly performance is not easy to compute because quarterly performance fee might or might not be charged for that month....
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