Powerful Trading

Lightspeed Trader is the perfect solution for active traders.

We continually invest in the latest trading technologies to deliver real-time quotes and executions faster.

Lightspeed delivers a robust trading system to the day traders and professionals that demand highly established market data and performance.

Highlighted features include:

  • Completely customizable
  • Complex options trading
  • Integrated charting with studies
  • Multi-threading for hyper-speed
  • Advanced scanners and filters
  • Research capabilities powered by TipRanks

Interested in trying the platform? Try the demo or open an account.

Pricing Information

Funding: $25,000 for Lightspeed Trader

  • 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.

Active Trader Commissions

Per Share Rate
Monthly Volume
Over 15,000,000 shares
Over 6,000,000 shares
Over 3,000,000 shares
Over 1,000,000 shares
Over 250,000 shares
Under 249,999 shares**$1 minimum
Per Trade Rate
Monthly Volume
Over 10,000 trades
Over 3,000 trades
Over 1500 trades
Over 750 trades
Over 250 trades
Under 250 trades
Per Contract Rate
Monthly Volume
Over 100,000 contracts
Over 50,000 contracts
Over 10,000 contracts
Over 2,000 contracts
Over 500 contracts
Under 500 contracts

Standard Commissions

Are You an Active Trader?

Clients who meet monthly trading volume thresholds qualify for our Active Trader Commission Group and can benefit from deeply discounted commissions. Lightspeed remains a consistent favorite brokerage firm among active traders because our commissions and fees are significantly lower than many competitors.

Stocks and ETFs
Per Share
$0.0045**$1 minimum
Stocks and ETFs
Per Trade
Per Contract
$0.60**$1 minimum


10K Promo for New Accounts: https://www.lightspeed.com/10k-2019/

Get up to $10,000 Cash Back

  • Open a new account and Lightspeed will rebate 50% of your equities and options commissions for the first three months up to $10,000 cash back
  • Offer available to new customers who utilize any of our trading platforms (Lightspeed Trader, Sterling, or Eze EMS (formerly RealTick))
  • Use promo code "10K2019" to open an account.

Promotion period starts the day the account is opened and ends after 90 calendar days. Rebate will be deposited directly into your Lightspeed account within 45 days of the end of the promotional period. Cannot be combined with any other offer or discounted rates.


Familiarize yourself with Lightspeed Trader. Check out our trading tutorials of the platform.


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