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Trade Type Detail Cost
Stocks All Equity Trades1

$4.95 per trade

Options 1 – 10,000 contracts per month

10,001 – 50,000 contracts per month2

50,001 – 100,000 contracts per month2

100,000 + contracts per month2
$.50 per contract
($12.50 min, $15
min for spreads)

$0.40 per contract
($3.50 min, $8.00
min for spreads)

$0.20 per contract
($3.50 min, $8.00
min for spreads)

$0.10 per contract
($3.50 min, $8.00
min for spreads)

Futures Per Contract, Per Side4 $1.50 per contract
Options on Futures Per Contract, Per Side4 $1.50 per contract
Mutual Funds Applies to Purchase Only

No Fee To Sell

$15.00 per trade

Bonds Municipal, Corporate, Agency, Treasury $15.00 + $1.00 per bond
Minimum opening account balance: $2,000.00 In cash and/or securities.
Trade Type Detail (Debit Balances) Cost
Margins3 $0.01 - $24,999

$25,000 - $49,999

$50,000 - $99,999

$100,000 - $249,999

$250,000 - $999,999

Over $1,000,000

Interest charges are posted monthly
and calculated on the monthly average
daily balance
Fed Fund* + 6.25%

Fed Fund* + 5.75%

Fed Fund* + 5.25%

Fed Fund* + 4.75%

Fed Fund* + 3.75%

Fed Fund* + 2.75%
Minimum opening account balance: $2,000.00 In cash and/or securities.
1 Additional 1½ cents per share for extended hours trades.
Please be advised that effective May 2nd, 2011 tradeMonster will add $0.0005 per share on the entire order for any stocks priced less than $1.00. This is in addition to our standard commission of $4.95 per trade.

2 For all stocks priced under $1.00, add $.0005 per share for the entire order in addition to the flat rate of $3.90. tradeMONSTER reserves the right to modify or cancel this offer at any time.

3 Discounted rates apply to non-directed trades entered on the tradeMONSTER platform and will be applied once contract volumes are met in a single tradeMONSTER brokerage account. Please call 1-877-598-3190 to obtain more information on discounted pricing.

4 Excluding exchange fees, NFA fees, overnight and platform fees as applicable.

5 Rates effective January 15, 2013 for any account carrying a debit balance in margin at tradeMONSTER.


Description Fees
144 Sales $35.00 surcharge
ACAT OuT $50.00 per account
ACH Returns $30.00
Certificate Deposit $75.00 per cusip per deposit
IRA Closure Fee $20.00
Legal Deposits $25.00 per item
Money Market Check Bounce $30.00
Paper Confirms $2.00 per
Paper Statements $5.00 per
Prepays on Customer Trades $20.00 plus interest
Reg T Extensions $10.00 plus interest
Reorg Items and Tenders $15.00/item/account
Research and Statement Copies $150/hour, minimum 2 hour
Returned Checks - NSF $35.00
Wired Funds - Domestic $20.00 per
Wired Funds - International $50.00 per


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