NinjaTrader Brokerage expands offering via addition of options on futures

Maria Nikolova

The addition of options on futures is set to provide traders with the flexibility to hedge positions to help manage risk, trade volatile markets with reduced exposure and further diversify their portfolios.

NinjaTrader Brokerage has announced expansion of its offering via the addition of options on futures.

“We are excited to expand our brokerage services while maintaining simple, discount pricing for our traders”, stated Eliot Wickersheimer, President of NinjaTrader Brokerage. “As a leading provider of futures brokerage services, the addition of options on futures will provide our clients the flexibility to hedge positions to help manage risk, trade volatile markets with reduced exposure and further diversify their portfolios.”

“The ability to trade both futures and options on futures through NinjaTrader Brokerage with deep discount commissions to help keep trading costs low appeals to a large segment our clients”, commented Wickersheimer. “We are excited to deliver on their requests for access to options on futures as well as the opportunity to support new options traders ready to benefit from our simple low rates & proactive client services.”

NinjaTrader Brokerage is immediately available to accept new Options on Futures accounts.

In addition to the free NinjaTrader platform included with all NinjaTrader Brokerage accounts, options on futures traders will also receive free access to the CQG Desktop web-based platform for options trading and analysis.

Speaking of the NinjaTrader platform, let’s note that the latest version of the platform comes with a raft of enhancements focusing on working with charts. To mention at least one example, let’s say that the new version of NinjaTrader ( adds Drawing tool tile indicator. It enables users to have a floating tile in the chart that can be customized to quickly access the most commonly used drawing tools.

Back to the topic of trading instruments available to NinjaTrader clients, let’s recall that, back in April 2015, NinjaTrader Group, LLC announced the addition of forex trading to the services available through NinjaTrader Brokerage. Users of the NinjaTrader platform got access to the FX market directly through a NinjaTrader Brokerage trading account.

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