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muscleman

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Re: IBKR - Interactive Brokers
« Reply #450 on: October 08, 2018, 09:14:55 AM »
Update:
I start to think if my poorer execution in IBKR may be related to the size of the order. I have a small IRA in Fido and even smaller HSA account in TD. My individual account is in IBKR. When the order size is bigger, it may cause more market gyrations. I moved my individual account to TD and experienced a worse execution than my IRA and HSA account today.

I'll keep you guys posted.


Gregmal

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Re: IBKR - Interactive Brokers
« Reply #451 on: October 11, 2018, 01:03:58 PM »
Down big today, started a tiny position a minute before the close.

muscleman

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Re: IBKR - Interactive Brokers
« Reply #452 on: October 12, 2018, 08:50:59 AM »
Down big today, started a tiny position a minute before the close.

I think TD, IBKR etc. are all facing stiff competition from Robinhood and other 0 commission brokers.

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Re: IBKR - Interactive Brokers
« Reply #453 on: October 12, 2018, 09:43:46 AM »
Down big today, started a tiny position a minute before the close.

I think TD, IBKR etc. are all facing stiff competition from Robinhood and other 0 commission brokers.
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Gregmal

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Re: IBKR - Interactive Brokers
« Reply #454 on: October 12, 2018, 10:34:01 AM »
IBKR is already so much cheaper than the "real" competitors that the grind to the bottom doesn't impact them nearly as much as everyone else. I don't know of any pros who use Robinhood.

From there, we can then get into which services are superior, which is another advantage of IBKR

KCLarkin

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Re: IBKR - Interactive Brokers
« Reply #455 on: October 12, 2018, 11:05:06 AM »
I think TD, IBKR etc. are all facing stiff competition from Robinhood and other 0 commission brokers.

IBKR is growing accounts at 26% YoY. Their growth has accelerated over the past year. There is no evidence that competition is having any impact on IBKR.

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Re: IBKR - Interactive Brokers
« Reply #456 on: October 12, 2018, 11:50:28 AM »
Down big today, started a tiny position a minute before the close.

I think TD, IBKR etc. are all facing stiff competition from Robinhood and other 0 commission brokers.

Isn"t Robinhood just derivate trading? You don't own actual securities.
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Re: IBKR - Interactive Brokers
« Reply #457 on: October 15, 2018, 06:10:54 AM »
I noticed some discussion of fills through IB compared to elsewhere.
Anyone here use IB's Adaptive algo?
https://www.interactivebrokers.co.uk/en/index.php?f=19091#
What do you think of it?