CHICAGO--()--tradeMONSTER®, the brokerage industry's leader in user experience, announced today they have achieved the coveted 4½-star ranking in Barron’s Annual ‘Best for Online Brokers of 2013’ review, ascending to second place overall in the industry’s definitive rankings.
“a remarkably flexible way to seek trading opportunities in real time.”
In addition to the overall ranking, tradeMONSTER received the highest ranking (4½ out of 5 stars) in the core category “Best for Options Traders” for a fourth straight year and again earned the top spot. tradeMONSTER also scored the highest marks in 5 categories:
- Usability - 4.8 (No.1)
- Mobile - 4.9 (No.1)
- Research Amenities – 4.8 (No.1)
- Portfolio Analysis and Reports – 4.9 (No.1)
- Customer Service and Education – 4.8 (No.1)
In the review, available on Barrons.com, tradeMONSTER was complimented on its “extremely flexible Web-based and mobile applications.” Additionally, its liveAction scanning tool was called out for providing “a remarkably flexible way to seek trading opportunities in real time.”
On achieving its high ranking, Dirk Mueller, co-founder and CEO of optionMONSTER Holdings, Inc., owner of tradeMONSTER said, “It is a real honor to be recognized as the best US online broker in so many categories by Barron's. This top ranking reflects what we live for every day – our passion to deliver the most amazing trading experience to our customers, ‘Anywhere, Anytime’ on any device. This recognition is the result of a total team effort and everyone at tradeMONSTER deserves credit, from product design and technology to customer support and education.”
In February, 2013, tradeMONSTER released tradeMONSTER Mobile, its markedly innovative and patent pending mobile trading app, the first and only proprietary mobile trading app built on HTML5. The new platform gives customers a mobile experience that closely replicates its award winning web-based platform.
Pete Najarian, co-founder of tradeMONSTER and optionMONSTER, offered, “Our tradeMONSTER team focuses on the customer and works hard to provide the best customer experience with innovative technology and exceptional customer service. Our new mobile platform is the latest example of this approach and the tremendous honor from Barron’s speaks to our commitment to our customers.”
To check out what all the excitement is about visit www.trademonster.com.
About optionMONSTER Holdings Inc.
Co-founded in 2006 by Jon (‘DRJ’) and Pete Najarian and Dirk Mueller, a group of professional traders, financial executives, and CNBC contributors, optionMONSTER Holdings provides brokerage services through its subsidiary tradeMONSTER at www.trademonster.com and financial news, analysis and education services through its subsidiary optionMONSTER at www.optionmonster.com.
The vision of optionMONSTER Holdings is to provide best of breed information and tools intended to narrow the gap between self-directed and institutional investing, by providing retail investors with the best options content (including education) in the industry and an online brokerage platform, which provides an amazing user experience “Anywhere, Anytime”, and gives any investor all the necessary professional grade tools to trade successfully in the markets.
Rated "Best for Options Traders", tradeMONSTER (www.trademonster.com) is setting a new standard of excellence and innovation in the online brokerage industry. tradeMONSTER was the first online broker to deploy a streaming desktop-like trading experience in a web-browser, featuring professional grade tools in a dynamic and customizable interface combined with integrated investor education, transparent commissions and an extremely knowledgeable and dedicated customer service team. Additionally, tradeMONSTER is offering a groundbreaking mobile experience on all major mobile platforms and devices through tradeMONSTER Mobile. tradeMONSTER's technology team prides itself on constant customer driven innovation and currently has been granted several patents with numerous patents pending for its technology and one-of-kind investment tools embedded on the tradeMONSTER platform. All securities and investments are offered through tradeMONSTER. Member FINRA/SIPC/NFA.