Long on value. Short on cost.
Self-directed futures traders are the most diverse universe we serve. That’s why we’ve created service packages to better meet your needs. Great self-directed trading deals strike the perfect blend of strong value with a competitive rate.
Technology built for the active trader.
We believe our futures platforms are some of the best the industry has to offer.
Self-Directed Online Trading is ideal for experienced traders who:
- Want the finest online futures trading platforms in the industry, provided by a futures brokerage firm committed to pushing the edge of the technology envelope. We strive to continually develop and offer the latest in premium online trading platforms.
- Know that online futures trading through a comprehensive brokerage firm provides the multiple layers of support often not available at discount online brokerage firms. All self-directed clients have access to a fully licensed futures broker, premier online electronic brokerage services, capable 24-hour execution desk and around the clock technical support.
- Are experienced equities traders seeking to redirect their online trading expertise toward the futures markets using online futures trading platforms, and require a broker who understands their unique trading needs and can optimize this transition.
Not sure if self-directed online trading is right for you?
Your terms. Our relationship.
We understand traders value different things. Whether you are seeking a supportive broker coach to help you transition to self-directed trading or simply want a keen and responsive pro to watch your back, we have a self-directed service package that’s right for you.
Self-Directed Service Options
Click the tabs below for more information on each self-directed service option.
Trader Profile: “I’m experienced, independent, and consistently active.”
You’ve paid your dues. Now pay less.
You know upside and downside. Have you gotten a great rate elsewhere only to experience a Customer Service or trade execution “black hole” once the chips were down and you really needed your broker? Some lessons can be expensive.
- Get the best technology and competitive rates without sacrificing infrastructure and support.
- Gain access to a 24-hour support desk for technical and trade issues in addition to the full range of Daniels Trading tools, resources and advisories.
- Benefit from a relationship with a licensed broker trained to service your advanced needs as a single point of contact.
- Technical support
- Margin call assistance
- Resolve out trades
- Technology will always be on your side. Daniels Trading’s platforms are some of the best the industry has to offer.
Trader Profile: “I’ve learned the ropes and am comfortable trading. I mainly do my own thing, but a personal relationship with a broker to provide an additional layer of assistance could really complement my trading.”
- We’ll go the extra mile so you don’t have to. You’ve been around long enough to know that a little bit extra can go a long way. That’s certainly true in trading. You want your broker to go the extra mile for your benefit and know there’s a value for that service.
- Access all Basic services, plus the following:
- Direct broker order entry and trade management assistance – We’re here when you’re away. We’ll work with you to execute trades and keep things straight in the platform and in your account.
- Direct broker monitoring of your account activity, positions and margining – An extra set of expert eyes can catch costly errors and trade disputes before they set you back.
- First Notice Day (FND) and Last Trading Day (LTD) delivery and expiration notifications – We’ll pro-actively communicate position details that need your attention.
Self-Directed Service Options Comparison Table
|24-hour support desk||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Margin call assistance||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Resolve out trades||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Order entry and trade management assistance||Yes||Yes|
|Monitoring of account activity, positions and margining||Yes||Yes|
|FND and LTD delivery and expiration notifications||Yes||Yes|
|One-on-one platform tutorials||Yes|
|Ongoing broker consultation services||Yes|
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