Interactive Brokers Recent Developments and Trading Platform Enhancements

Discussion in 'Events' started by DAV, Jan 6, 2012.

  1. DAV

    DAV ET Sponsor

    <p><strong>IB View - January 6, 2012</strong>
    <p><strong>A LOOK BACK at 2011</strong></p>
    <p><strong>Stock Yield Enhancement Program</strong><br />
    This program makes it easy for you to earn additional yield on stock you own by allowing your fully-paid shares to be loaned out.... <a href="">more</a></p>
    <p><strong>Interactive Brokers Information System (IBIS) </strong><br />
    IBIS for TWS comprises a powerful lineup of professional-grade research tools from some of the world's most respected data providers... <a href="">more</a></p>
    <p><strong>Portfolio Analyst Enhancements </strong><br />
    PortfolioAnalyst, our online reporting platform that allows investors to evaluate the performance of their IB portfolio against industry benchmarks, saw many enhancements this past year, most notably the addition of the Performance Attribution Report, which compares your account's return performance against 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>IB Execution Quality Continues to Top Industry</strong>(1)<br />
    Once again, Interactive Brokers tops the industry on price improvement. Based on independent measurements, the Transaction Auditing Group, Inc. (TAG), a third-party provider of transaction analysis, has determined the following for the first half of 2011:
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    - Interactive Brokers US stock executions (for transactions up to 10,000 shares) showed price improvement of 20 cents per 100 shares better than the industry as a whole. <br />
    - Interactive Brokers US option executions for transactions up to 50 contracts showed price improvement of 38 cents per contract better than the industry as a whole. <br />
    - Interactive Brokers European stock executions showed price improvement of 2.92 EUR per 100 shares better than the industry as a whole.... <a href="">more</a></p>
    <p><strong>Hedge Fund Capital Introduction Program</strong><br />
    Interactive Brokers' Hedge Fund Capital Introduction Program serves as an electronic marketplace that provides a secure and cost-effective method for hedge funds and potential investors to connect... <a href="">more</a></p>
    <p><strong>NEW THIS QUARTER</strong></p>
    <p><strong>Money Manager/ Wealth Manager</strong><br />
    Professional Advisors often function as Wealth Managers responsible for the gathering of customer assets while assigning separate Money Managers to execute and allocate trades among their multiple clients... <a href=";url=/ibview/1q2012.php">more</a></p>
    <p><strong>High Water Marking </strong><br />
    Advisors who select Percent of P &amp;L as the basis for their client fees can apply High Water Marking to the billing period fees to offset periods of loss in a volatile market...<a href=";url=/ibview/1q2012.php">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>New 2012 Traders' Calendar</strong><br />
    Once again we are pleased to offer you our complimentary Traders' Calendar. The new IB 2012 International Traders' Holiday and Expiration Date Calendar HTML App can be viewed from your mobile, tablet, desktop or laptop device.... <a href="">more</a><br />
    <strong>The Marketplace@IB </strong><br />
    The Marketplace@IB offers technical and education partner programs designed to connect customers with third-party providers who have solutions to offer. The Marketplace@IB social hub also sponsors a Chat and Forum to facilitate discussion between vendors and IB clients, and has established profiles on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter to keep the community informed of new developments.... <a href=";url=/ibview/1q2012.php">more</a></p>
    <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>.<br />
    [1] Source: The Transaction Auditing Group (TAG). Industry as a whole for the referenced periods according to TAG. The TAG analysis for US stocks included all market orders of 100 shares or more up to 10,000 shares. The analysis for US options included all market orders with order sizes of 1 to 50 contracts and includes exchange rebates received by customers under IB's cost-plus pricing structure. The TAG analysis of orders routed to exchanges in Europe included all orders routed for execution during regular trading hours including all market and marketable limit orders and orders near the market (orders having a limit price within one-tenth of a Euro from the quote price at time of order receipt) on stocks listed on the included exchanges, weighted by the volume executed on each exchange. The exchanges for European stocks are XETRA, EURONEXT, CHI-X, WIENER BORSE, TURQUOISE, LONDON and NASDAQ OMX.</p>