OPTIONS Account Requirements

You can trade stocks and options in the same account with low initial minimum deposit requirements.

Account Type Available to Trade Opening Minimum Deposit
Cash Stocks and Options $250
Margin Stocks and Options $2,000
IRA Stocks and Options $500


Residency Requirements

Due to various securities regulations and requirements for each country, we can only accept new accounts from residents of the countries listed below. Please contact us to request the addition of a specific country to this list.

MB Trading can open accounts for residents of the following countries:
United States Germany Peru
American Samoa Gibraltar Poland
Anguilla Greece Portugal
Austria Guernsey Puerto Rico
Australia Hong Kong Russia
Bahamas Hungary Saudi Arabia
Bahrain Iceland Seychelles
Belgium Ireland, Republic of (Eire) Singapore
Bermuda Israel Slovakia (Slovak Republic)
Brazil Italy South Africa
British Virgin Islands Jersey Spain
Cayman Islands Liechtenstein St Kitts & Nevis
Chile Luxembourg St Lucia
China, Peoples Republic Malta St Vincent & Grenadines
Costa Rica Mexico Sweden
China, Republic of (Taiwan) Mauritius Switzerland
Cyprus Monaco Turks and Caicos Islands
Czech Republic Montserrat United Arab Emirates
Denmark Netherlands Uruguay
Dominica New Zealand Vanuatu
Estonia Niue Virgin Islands
Finland Norway
France Panama


MB Trading, IB member FINRA, SIPC; MB Trading Futures, Inc. IB member NFA. Trading in futures, options and forex is speculative in nature and not appropriate for all investors. Investors should only use risk capital when trading futures, options and forex because there is always the risk of substantial loss.

MB Trading earned a 4.5 out of 5 star rating in Barron's 2011 Review of Online Brokers, tying for the top spot overall. The company earned a total of 33.8 points, one tenth of a point under the top score. MB Trading also scored in the top three for separate categories of Range of Offerings, Trade Experience, Trading Technology, Usability, and Customer Service and Education. MB Trading earned a 4.5 out of 5 star rating in Barron's 2010 Review of Online Brokers. The company ranked second overall and tied for first place in the categories of Trade Experience and Portfolio Analysis & Reporting. The company also won the category of Usability. The company also tied for first place in the separate categories of "Best for Frequent Traders" and "Best for Options Traders." This survey evaluated 27 Online Firms and does not include all Online Brokers.

Demo accounts receive FREE streaming Stocks, Futures, and Options quotes which are delayed up to 20 minutes (per individual exchange requirement). FREE real-time streaming quotes for Stocks, Futures, and Options is available to nonprofessional users with funded, live accounts.

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