Insert risk disclaimer paragraph after footnotes in release dated Jan.
The corrected release reads:
TRADEKING ANNOUNCES POST-MERGER RESULTS
With its TradeKing and Zecco Trading integration complete, online broker
TradeKing enters the New Year with a trading experience now even better
equipped to meet the needs of today's active investor. The "new"
TradeKing is a significantly larger online brokerage seven years after
its founding, with more than 500,000 total accounts, making it the
country's sixth-largest online broker1.
Entering this next phase of its history, TradeKing intends to prove to
the industry that the core "disrupter" values on which it founded the
company -- including low, transparent pricing, exceptional customer
service and a commitment to providing some of the industry's most
innovative technology -- will remain unchanged and continue to guide the
firm's future direction.
"Too many online brokerages abandoned a focus on transparency and a
'customer-first' mindset as they've grown," said Don Montanaro, CEO of
TradeKing. "TradeKing intends to live our values every day as we
continue to expand and show what excellence means in the online
brokerage industry. 2012 was a milestone year for our firm but I truly
believe the best is yet to come for TradeKing and our clients in the
About TradeKing Group, Inc.
TradeKing Group, Inc. (www.tradeking.com)
consists of companies that provide online brokerage services, social
communities for investors, investor education and more. Its subsidiary,
TradeKing, is a nationally licensed online broker/dealer dedicated to
empowering the independent, self- directed investor. It offers simple,
low flat fees ($4.95 per trade for both equity and option trades with
$0.65 per options contract).2 The TradeKing platform features
powerful online equity, options, ETF, mutual fund and fixed-income
trading tools accompanied by a rich set of news, research and analysis
Follow TradeKing on Twitter at http://twitter.com/TradeKing,Facebook
1 Source: Dow
Jones Newswires, May 15, 2012.
2 Please see www.tradeking.com/rates
for more details on trade commissions for low priced stock, bonds,
mutual funds and other securities.
Options involve risk and are not suitable for all investors. For more
information, please review the Characteristics
and Risks of Standard Options brochure before you begin
trading options. Options investors may lose the entire amount of their
investment in a relatively short period of time.
$4.95 for online equity and option trades, add 65 cents per option
contract. TradeKing charges an additional $0.35 per contract on certain
index products where the exchange charges fees. See our FAQ for details.
TradeKing adds $0.01 per share on the entire order for stocks priced
less than $2.00. See our Commissions and Fees page for commissions on
broker-assisted trades, low-priced stocks, option spreads, and other
Online trading has inherent risks due to system response and access
times that vary due to market conditions, system performance and other
factors. An investor should understand these and additional risks before
TradeKing provides self-directed investors with discount brokerage
services, and does not make recommendations or offer investment,
financial, legal or tax advice. The content of this press release is
provided for educational and informational purposes only, does not
constitute a recommendation to enter in any of the securities
transactions or to engage in any of the investment strategies presented
herein, and does not represent the opinions of TradeKing or its
Content, research, tools, and stock or option symbols are for
educational and illustrative purposes only and do not imply a
recommendation or solicitation to buy or sell a particular security or
to engage in any particular investment strategy. The projections or
other information regarding the likelihood of various investment
outcomes are hypothetical in nature, are not guaranteed for accuracy or
completeness, do not reflect actual investment results and are not
guarantees of future results.
Foreign exchange trading (Forex) is offered to self-directed investors
through TradeKing Forex. TradeKing Forex, Inc. and TradeKing, LLC are
separate, but affiliated companies. Forex accounts are not protected by
the Securities Investor Protection Corp. (SIPC).
Forex trading involves significant risk of loss and is not suitable for
all investors. Increasing leverage increases risk. Before deciding to
trade forex, you should carefully consider your financial objectives,
level of investing experience, and ability to take financial risk. Any
opinions, news, research, analyses, prices or other information
contained does not constitute investment advice. Please note that spot
gold and silver contracts are not subject to regulation under the U.S.
Commodity Exchange Act.
TradeKing Forex, Inc. acts as an introducing broker to GAIN Capital
Group, LLC ("GAIN Capital"). Your forex account is held and maintained
at GAIN Capital who serves as the clearing agent and counterparty to
your trades. GAIN Capital is registered with the Commodity Futures
Trading Commission (CFTC) and is a member of the National Futures
Association (NFA) (ID # 0339826). TradeKing Forex, Inc. is a member of
the National Futures Association (ID # 0408077).
TradeKing Group, Inc. is not a broker/dealer.
© 2013 TradeKing Group, Inc. All securities and investments are offered
through TradeKing, LLC. Member FINRA/SIPC.
Forex offered through TradeKing Forex, Inc., Member NFA.
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