Interactive Brokers restores day trading margins

Discussion in 'Trading' started by Picaso, Jan 15, 2009.

  1. Just so you know. :)
  2. explain? What was wrong with them before?
  3. They eliminated day trading margins last year due to the increased volatility, add to that the increase in margins by the exchanges and some people (particularly those with smaller accounts) saw their purchasing power cut by 2/3s.
  4. cstfx


    Interactive Brokers restores some day trading margins.

    Stocks still 3.33:1 and fx majors still 40:1
  5. True, also not all futures (gold for instance)
  6. cool. thanks for info.