Interactive Brokers Recent Developments and Trading Platform Enhancements

Discussion in 'Events' started by DAV, Sep 23, 2011.

  1. DAV

    DAV ET Sponsor

    <p><strong>Interactive Brokers Now Offers a Stand-Alone Market Data Solution with Free One-Month Trial for NON-CUSTOMERS</strong><br />
    With Interactive Brokers' release of the IBIS, our low-cost stand-alone market data solution, you no longer need to spend over a thousand dollars per month for high quality data. For just $89.00/month (following a one-month free trial and $69.00/month introductory rate for the first twelve months), IBIS gives you real-time US stock quotes, time and sales, stock scanners, charts and alerts, risk analytics for your stock portfolio, direct access to IB's daily Options Brief and delayed data for non-subscribed exchanges (when available)... <a href="">more</a></p>
    <p><strong>PortfolioAnalyst: Performance Attribution Report</strong><br />
    A new report has been added to PortfolioAnalyst, our online reporting tool that allows investors to evaluate the performance of their IB portfolio against industry benchmarks. The Performance Attribution Report compares your account's return performance against a standard benchmark such as the S&amp;P 500 index, and explains the difference in terms of both sector weighting and sector return divergences... <a href="">more</a></p>
    <p><strong>mobileTWS for iPhone</strong><br />
    Take advantage of our upgraded trading platform for the iPhone by searching for &quot;mobileTWS&quot; at the app store. Because of the name change, both new and existing iPhone traders need to download the new app... <a href="">more</a></p>
    <p><strong>Advisors New Daily Invoicing</strong><br />
    With our new invoicing system, advisors can now submit an invoice for payment on any day and receive payment the following business day... <a href="">more</a></p>
    <p><strong>The Marketplace@IB</strong><br />
    We are excited to announce The Marketplace@IB hub for social interaction. The Marketplace@IB offers technical and education partner programs designed to connect customers with third-party providers who have solutions to offer... <a href="">more</a></p>
    <p><strong>Exchanges Around the World - European and Asia-Pacific Exchanges</strong><br />
    Last quarter we released the North American section of the comprehensive Exchanges Around the World education center. This quarter we invite you to tour Vienna, Stockholm, Frankfurt and Paris, Sydney, Hong Kong, Singapore and Busan as you dive into the origins and histories of the European and Asia-Pacific exchanges... </p>
    <a href="">more</a>
    <p><strong>Interest Rate Calculator</strong><br />
    IB uses a tier-based blended rate when calculating interest rates on both debit and credit balances. For example, if you have a debit balance over 1,000,000 USD, the first 100,000 is charged at the Tier I rate, the next 900,000 at the Tier II rate, etc... <a href="">more</a></p>
    <p><strong>New Products and Exchanges </strong><br />
    To keep up to date on all of our recent product and exchange offerings, visit the New Products page on the IB web site... <a href="">more</a></p>
    <p><strong>The Traders' Edge: Earn Additional Yield on Your Fully-Paid Stock</strong><br />
    Over 3000 of our clients are earning an additional $4.3 million per annum on their fully paid shares. Last quarter we introduced our Stock Yield Enhancement Program, which effortlessly earns you extra income on your fully-paid stocks by allowing IB to borrow them from you and then lend them out to other IB customers or in the securities lending market. Each day that your stock is loaned out you will be paid a loan fee based on market rates. You will pay 50% to IB as a fee for managing the program and receive the rest as income... <a href="">more</a><br />
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    <p>Click the link to see the full IB View and get more details on these and other new offerings:<br />
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    <p>Interactive Brokers LLC - member <a href="" target="_blank">NYSE</a>, <a href="" target="_blank">FINRA</a>, <a href="" target="_blank">SIPC</a>.</p>

    looks good.

    but the side needs more informations...

    What indicators they offer ?
    Are time periods are customizable for all periods
    (for example, everything, from 1sec to 10years)?
    Do they offer tick charts ?
    What server time zone is the charting software ?
    What Stock, Futures + FX markets are available for charting?
    Is Level 2 only for US Stocks available or also for international?
    Do they offer easy overview of the trading hours and market news schedule of the different exchanges ?

    If you want to compare to Esignal, you must put more infos on your side....