With a Self-Directed Account, you get access to a variety of clearing and trading platform options that you can tailor to your specific trading strategy and objectives.

A Self-Directed Account is ideal for:
  • Experienced traders who use their own market analysis to make trading decisions and can manage their own risk.
  • Traders who understand the futures markets and need fast and efficient market access.
  • Traders who want the comfort of knowing that experienced support is just a phone call away. All self-directed clients have access to a licensed broker, a 24-hour execution desk and around the clock technical support.
  • Experienced equities traders adding another asset class to add to their overall trading strategy. Since TradingBlock is also a broker-dealer we understand your unique trading needs.
With a Self–Directed Account, you receive the following benefits:
  • Free Charts
  • Free broker support
  • Free advanced trading strategies on DOM
  • No account maintenance fees
  • No minimum trade requirements
  • No inactivity fees
  • No trading platform fees on the OEC platform. (market data fees do apply)
  • Aggressive day trade margins
  • Online account access (positions and statements)
  • Reliable, high-speed order entry system
  • Access to our desk in the event of connection failure
  • Access to domestic and international exchanges
  • Account minimum of $2,000 to start
  • Daily research.