im thinking about throwing some money down and test my mettle, but there are AT LEAST 5329 brokerages out there. im looking for one that would that handles online, discounted commissions, with and allows me to use a trading program like ninja trader or the like. also, ive got low net worth and annual income, both around 20,000, but i have 10,000 to invest. ive sent out some emails asking what the accepted minimum of an individuals annual income/net worth and so far i seem to meet the requirements of www.sonicfutures.com , www.insigniafutures.com/index.html , and www.apexfutures.com . any help on selecting a brokerage would be greatly appreciated, thank you very much. also, what brokerages and trading platforms do you guys use? thanks.