TradeStation launches CME Group’s 20-year US Treasury Bond Futures

Rick Steves

TradeStation Securities is offering a pricing promotion cutting per-contract futures fees in half when qualifying customers open an account between now and April 30, 2022, using the code: FUTRAFZT.

TradeStation Securities, Inc. has announced that 20-year Treasury Bond Futures from CME Group are now available for trading as the brokerage firm continues to expand its suite of over 350 futures and futures options products.

The self-clearing online brokerage for trading stocks, ETFs, options, and futures has made 20-year Treasury Bond Futures through the TradeStation Desktop, Web, and mobile platforms.

The trading platform features educational resources, free-market data, experienced customer support, including trade-desk specialists, as well as advanced visualization and powerful analysis tools.

Broker slashes futures fees in half

John Bartleman, President and Chief Executive Officer of TradeStation Group, Inc, said: “We’re excited to be offering a new futures product while continuing our longstanding relationship with CME Group. We’re proud to add this new futures contract to meet the needs of our futures customers.”

Agha Mirza, Global Head of Rates and OTC Products at CME Group, commented: “We’re pleased TradeStation is supporting the launch of our new 20-Year U.S. Treasury Bond futures. This new contract will offer greater efficiency and precision in managing exposure at the 20-year maturity point on the U.S. Treasury curve. We look forward to continuing our strong relationship with TradeStation to provide clients, including the broader fixed-income trading community, with additional ways to access our deep, liquid U.S. Treasury risk management products.”

In addition to the new product, TradeStation Securities is offering a pricing promotion cutting per-contract futures fees in half when qualifying customers open an account between now and April 30, 2022, using the code: FUTRAFZT.

Customers who open their futures account during the promotional period will qualify for a 50% reduction of brokerage fees and pay $.75 per standard contract, and $.25 per micro contract.

The US-subsidiary of Monex Group has recently made access to trading crypto available via a financial information exchange (FIX API) protocol for crypto traders, investors, institutions, and third parties.

The self-clearing online brokerage for trading stocks, ETFs, options, futures, and crypto, is offering its customers direct and full integration to the FIX API for accessing aggregated liquidity with intelligent order routing designed to seek the best pricing available from connected liquidity sources and fast execution.

The FIX API for TradeStation Crypto provides customers with full access to crypto order execution and real-time market data when connecting via the TradeStation Crypto FIX API.

In addition, the protocol improves customer service support for onboarding, integration, and testing, as well as ongoing product support, and provides access to TradeStation’s aggregated liquidity and intelligent order routing algorithm and the ability to transfer large amounts of data as quickly as possible.

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