Lightspeed Financial

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Lightspeed Trading
Private
Industry Financial Services
Founded 2006
Headquarters New York City, NY, USA
Services Online Brokerage Services, Electronic Trading
Website http://www.lightspeed.com

Lightspeed Trading is a New York City and Chicago stock and options brokerage and day trading services company. The company offers securities and direct access brokerage, trading, and advanced order routing services to their clients utilizing Lightspeed's software products.

Regulation[edit]

Lightspeed Trading LLC is a registered broker-dealer, member of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority[1] and National Futures Association.[2]

Awards[edit]

  • Best Broker for Frequent Traders, Barron's 2010, 2011 & 2012,[3] 2013,[4] 2014,[5] 2015,[6] 2016[7]
  • Ranked #1 for Active Trading by Stockbrokers.com 2016
  • 2012 Inc. 5000 List[8]
  • Deloitte's 2011 Technology Fast 500 Ranking[9]
  • Finalist for Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year(R) 2010[10]
  • Crains Best Places to Work in 2010[11]

Competitors[edit]

Timeline of acquisitions[edit]

  1. 07/13/06 – E*TRADE Professional Trading, LLC and ETP Technologies, LLC[13]
  2. 01/15/08 – Integrity Trading[14][15]
  3. 02/17/10 – NobleTrading[16][17]
  4. 06/16/10 – Terra Nova Financial[18][19]
  5. 06/22/10 – Exclusive License to Operate Anvil Professional Trading Platform[20]
  6. 06/20/11 – Lime Brokerage International (Ireland) Limited[21][22][23]
  7. 07/07/11 – Greenmoor Financial Group[24][25]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "FINRA List of Members - L". Retrieved 2011-11-28. 
  2. ^ "NFA Directories". www.nfa.futures.org. Retrieved 2016-06-06. 
  3. ^ "Lightspeed Rated a "Best for Frequent Traders" by Barron’s for Fourth Consecutive Year". 
  4. ^ Carey, Theresa W. "Back Online!". www.barrons.com. Retrieved 2016-06-03. 
  5. ^ Carey, Theresa W. "The Best Online Brokers of 2014". www.barrons.com. Retrieved 2016-06-03. 
  6. ^ Carey, Theresa W. "Barron’s 2015 Best Online Broker Ranking". www.barrons.com. Retrieved 2016-06-03. 
  7. ^ Carey, Theresa W. "Best Online Brokers: Fidelity Wins in Barron’s 2016 Survey". www.barrons.com. Retrieved 2016-06-03. 
  8. ^ "Inc. 5000 List". Retrieved 2011-11-28. 
  9. ^ "Fast 500 Ranking" (PDF). Retrieved 2011-11-29. 
  10. ^ "Finalists for Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year(R) 2010". Retrieved 2011-11-29. 
  11. ^ "Best Places to Work 2010". Retrieved 2011-11-29. 
  12. ^ "Lightspeed Financial, CrunchBase Profile". Retrieved 2009-02-13. 
  13. ^ "Barrons: Making Changes at Lightspeed". Retrieved 2011-11-28. 
  14. ^ "Lightspeed Financial Acquires Integrity Trading". Retrieved 2011-11-28. 
  15. ^ Wahba, Phil (2008-05-07). "Lightspeed Trading sees sales doubling". Reuters. Retrieved 2011-11-29. 
  16. ^ "Lightspeed Financial Acquires NobleTrading". Retrieved 2011-11-28. 
  17. ^ "Lightspeed Financial acquires Noble Trading". Retrieved 2011-11-29. 
  18. ^ "Lightspeed to acquire Chicago’s Terra Nova". Retrieved 2011-11-28. 
  19. ^ "Lightspeed Financial Completes Acquisition of Terra Nova Financial". Retrieved 2011-11-29. 
  20. ^ "Lightspeed Financial Acquires Exclusive License to Operate Anvil Professional Trading Platform". Retrieved 2011-11-28. 
  21. ^ "Lightspeed Makes First Move Overseas; Acquires Lime Brokerage International (Ireland)". Retrieved 2011-11-28. 
  22. ^ "Lightspeed Financial Buys Lime Brokerage's Ireland Unit". The Wall Street Journal. 2011-06-20. Retrieved 2011-11-28. 
  23. ^ "Lightspeed Financial Acquires Lime Brokerage International (Ireland) Limited". Retrieved 2011-11-29. 
  24. ^ "Lightspeed Acquires Greenmoor Financial Group". Retrieved 2011-11-28. 
  25. ^ "Lightspeed Financial buys Chicago options firm". Retrieved 2011-11-28. 

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