TradeKing letter to clients on MB Trading acquisition

Further to our earlier coverage of TradeKing’s announced acquisition of futures broker MB Trading, LeapRate has received a copy of the following letter which was emailed today explaining the deal to TradeKing’s more than 500,000 clients, from TradeKing CEO Don Montanaro (pictured at left).

The MB Trading platform adds Futures trading to TradeKing’s portfolio of offerings for the first time. TradeKing already acts as an introducing broker of Gain Capital’s retail forex brand.

The letter reads as follows:

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Exciting news: TradeKing is acquiring MB TRADING

I’m thrilled to announce that TradeKing is acquiring MB Trading, and I’m very excited about what we’ll be able to offer you when this acquisition’s complete – even more top-notch features at the same great price.

What does this mean for you?

You’ll gain access to MB Trading’s award-winning active-trading software, offering even greater precision and control:

  • Fully customizable with enhanced market data, real-time P&L, and Level II quotes
  • Even more order types with a robust, automated alert-and-trigger order system
  • Advanced charting, a complete scripting language to create custom executable trading scripts, a comprehensive scanner to find tradeable patterns, and more

What happens next?

Over the coming months, we’ll be working together to bring you the best of our combined set of tools, our pricing, and our services, and we’re committed to keeping you informed every step of the way. For now, it’s trading as usual.

In the meantime, we’ve put together a few resources to keep you in-the-know, and we invite you to share your thoughts:

As always, our number one job every day is to earn your business. We thank you for your continued trust, and we look forward to giving you even more of what you expect from us.

Best Regards,

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Don Montanaro  |  CEO, TradeKing

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