Options commissions, pricing & trading fees

Enjoy some of the lowest and most competitive options trading costs for active traders.

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Lightspeed offers extremely competitive Options Pricing while simultaneously providing cutting-edge trading software known for Lightning Fast execution speed. Something any active trader needs in fast markets. Experience the Lightspeed Advantage and Join the Home of Professional Traders today.

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Active Trader Commissions

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Enjoy discounted commissions when you meet the minimum monthly trade volume

Per Contract Rate

Monthly volume

  • $0.20

    Over 100,000 contracts

  • $0.25

    Over 50,000 contracts

  • $0.35

    Over 10,000 contracts

  • $0.45

    Over 2,000 contracts

  • $0.50

    Over 500 contracts

  • *$0.60

    Under 500 contracts

* = $1 Minimum

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Customers must read and understand the Characteristics and Risks of Standardized Options before engaging in any options trading strategies. Options transactions are often complex and may involve the potential of losing the entire investment in a relatively short period of time. Certain complex options strategies carry additional risk, including the potential for losses that may exceed the original investment amount. Options trading subject to eligibility

requirements.Commissions: Accounts under $15,000 will be subject to a $25 monthly minimum commission fee, minus any actual commissions charged in the prior month. Lightspeed Trader and Sterling Trader Pro - a minimum commission charge will be applied to any order of $0.50 on any discounted per share commissions. Eze EMS (formerly RealTick) - minimum commission of $3.00 will be applied to any order. Lightspeed Web & Mobile - minimum commission of $4.50 will be applied to any options order. Per-share equities pricing is not available on Lightspeed Web & Mobile. All routing fees/rebates and regulatory fees are charged separately.

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Equities, equities options, and commodity futures products and services are offered by Lightspeed Financial Services Group LLC (Member FINRA, NFA and SIPC). Lightspeed Financial Services Group LLC’s SIPC coverage is available only for securities, and for cash held in connection with the purchase or sale of securities, in equities and equities options accounts. You may check the background of Lightspeed Financial Services Group LLC on FINRA’s BrokerCheck.

Options trading entails significant risk and is not appropriate for all investors. Certain complex options strategies carry additional risk. Before trading options, please read Characteristics and Risks of Standardized Options

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