Equities/Options Funding

Equities/Options Funding

Please note the following minimum funding requirements for new accounts:

  • $25,000 if using the Lightspeed Trader, RealTick or Sterling Trader platform
  • $10,000 if using the Web Trader platform
  • $175,000 for any Portfolio Margin

For existing accounts, a list of our minimum balance requirements can be found here.

Funding your account:

  • New customers can begin trading 24 hours after the account is funded by wire.
  • Accounts initially funded by check or ACH are subject to a 5 business day hold.
  • We do not accept third-party checks or wires.

Incoming ACH Transfer:

  • With your new account login credentials, you will be able to establish a new ACH link with your bank account and make an ACH transfer.
  • New ACH links can be set up by logging into secure.lightspeed.com and clicking on My Account, and then “Fund Transfers” link.
  • There is no charge for ACH transfers.
  • Once the ACH link is confirmed, ACH transfers take 1-3 business days to complete.
  • Please write your account number on your check. Please call our office if you do not have an account number. Checks must have a pre-printed name and address of the account holder.

Wire Transfers
U.S. Bank
Minneapolis, MN
ABA Routing #: 123000848
Wedbush Securities Inc/Sungard
Account Number: 153910900825
FFC: Client Name & Account Number

Check Deposits:
Make Checks Payable to: Wedbush Securities Inc.
Mail to: Lightspeed Trading, Attn: New Accounts
1001 Avenue of the Americas, 16th Floor
New York, NY 10018

DTC Instructions: #8199
OCC: #0108

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