Our Self-Directed Deep Discount service is designed to meet the needs of traders who make their own trading decisions. The most important things to these individuals are efficient accurate and friendly service, along with cutting edge technology and research. A Self directed trader understands the need to regularly monitor the markets, apply their own trading techniques and keep abreast of margin requirements. At Halifax america, our self directed traders have access to over a dozen trading platforms including mobile. We also can assist in setting up co-located virtual and dedicated servers for professional and individual traders. The servers are based in downtown Chicago, 1 ms away from CME order matching servers and the market gateway servers of most popular brokers and clearing firms. We also can assist in setting up of servers in New-Jersey, near the main equities exchanges data centers (NYSE in Mahwah, Nasdaq in Carteret, BATS in Secaucus). High volume traders can reduce exchange fees by qualifying for an Exchange Membership. Let us walk you through the costs and savings this membership offers. For more information please click on the appropriate button below.

The risk of loss in the trading of stocks, options, futures, forex, foreign equities, and bonds can be substantial and is not suitable for all investors.Trading on margin or the use of leverage is not suitable for all investors and losses exceeding your initial deposit is possible. Supporting documentation is available upon request. Trading futures, options on futures, and forex involves substantial risk of loss and is not suitable for all investors. Carefully consider whether trading is suitable for you in light of your circumstances, knowledge, and financial resources and only risk capital should be used.Opinions, market data, and recommendations are subject to change at any time. The lower the margin used the higher the leverage and therefore increases your risk. Past performance is not necessarily indicative of future results.

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