Option trading customers at Lightspeed should strongly consider the tools that we provide, especially during times of high volatility when milliseconds matter. Our customer service desk is ready with their extensive experience to help our customers when unpredictability strikes. Not only is our customer service top notch, so is our technology. Trading options at Lightspeed delivers active and professional traders access to options markets. In addition, traders have the ability to pursue opportunities using our stable, reliable, and powerful technology built for high-volume and low-latency trading.

Options Trading Rates

At Lightspeed, traders enjoy some of the lowest and most competitive options trading rates in the industry.
Active traders can qualify for deep monthly trading volume discounts within an Active Trader Commission Group rate.

Product Type Rate
Options Per Contract From $0.60**$1 minimum to $.20 for 100,000 contracts
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Options Trading Platforms

Whether you need real-time quotes, advanced technical and fundamental analysis or automated trading 
tools, Lightspeed’s selection of trading platforms and APIs offer a robust range of capabilities that active traders require.

Featured Lightspeed Trading Platforms:

Lightspeed Trader

Provides options traders with features for customizable and complex options trading including integrated charting with studies, profit-loss diagrams, and advanced scanners and filters.

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Options Trading Support & Resources

At Lightspeed, we strive to enhance trading knowledge and understanding of our customers by providing the education, insight, support, and resources that traders need to make intelligent market decisions.

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