IB intraday buying power now 3.5 to 1 ???

Discussion in 'Retail Brokers' started by larrybf, Feb 12, 2009.

  1. IS it just me or has IB cut the intraday buying power for stocks to 3.5 :1 ????
  2. cstfx


    been like that for months
  3. thanks... probably the first time in months I planned to use my full buying power....otherwise never would have noticed
  4. cstfx


    yeah, they did it I think about 3 months ago during last volatile sessions - eliminated intraday futures margins, lowered equity and forex margins. Intraday futures returned but equity and forex stayed the same.