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Open an Account

Want to open a Lightspeed Account? Simply click here to begin the process. Individual, joint, options, and futures can be opened directly online.

As part of the application process, you will be asked a series of questions to determine your status as a professional or non-professional trader.

Downloadable account forms can be accessed here:

Account Applications

Other Forms

If you are opening a futures account, please access information here.

funding your account

New clients can begin trading as soon as 24 hours after the account is funded. You can fund your new account by wire transfer, ACH transfer, or by check.

For more information on Equities and Options Funding

For more information on Futures Funding

start trading

Once your account is funded, an email will be sent to you. The email will contain the information needed for logging into your account. Start trading in as little as 24 hours after your account is funded.

Your Account

  • Customizable home trading screen
  • Keep track of all activity
  • Stay on top of the market
  • Manage fund transfers
  • Manage documents
  • Access market scanners

See Lightspeed's Scanner here

Trade Reporting

Your account includes full access to our online statement and reporting system. The online reporting suite includes:

  • Daily, monthly, and YTD P&L
  • Aggregated reports for multiple account holders
  • Current day activity summary
  • MTD and YTD activity summaries
  • Cash and stock transfer reports
  • Sorting of trade activity by symbol or date range
  • Tracking of commissions, exchange fees, and rebates
  • Easy viewing of margin requirements for your portfolio holdings
  • Online fund transfer request form
  • Official monthly account statements and daily trade confirmations in PDF format

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