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April 18, 2024

tastytrade Announces Exclusive Partnership With Unusual Whales

tastytrade, Inc. announced that it has signed an exclusive partnership with options platform and internet blowhole, Unusual Whales.

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April 09, 2024

IG North America ribbon cutting press release

IG US Holdings, Inc. (“IG North America”) proudly announces its new headquarters in the Fulton Market district in downtown Chicago.

Best Broker Awards 2024

April 2, 2024

Best for Options Trading

tastytrade wins Best Broker for Options Trading in Investopedia’s Best Broker Awards 2024.

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December 18, 2023

IG North America Updates to Leadership

IG North America announces it has appointed a new Chief Financial Officer and a new Chief Technology Officer.

Best Brokerage for Options Trading

November 13, 2023

Best Brokerage for Options Trading

tastytrade wins Best Brokerage for Options Trading in Benzinga Fintech 2023 Awards.

Chicago Tribune Top Workplaces 2023

November 8, 2023

Chicago Tribune Top Workplaces 2023

IG US Holdings, Inc., the parent company of tastylive and tastytrade has been named one of Chicago’s Top Workplaces in 2023 by the Chicago Tribune for its workplace culture, values, employee development, and leadership.

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August 01, 2023

Bad Trader App Launches

IG US Holdings, Inc., the parent company of tastylive and tastytrade launches the Bad Trader app, a community-based app focused on financial markets and helping traders better understand how to take calculated risks.

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May 01, 2023

tastytrade Releases ‘tastytrade-API’

"We’re excited to launch tastytrade-API, another way to blah blah blah,” said Scott Sheridan, CEO at tastytrade.

March 3, 2023

tastytrade Wins Title of "Best Broker for Options" in 2023 Investopedia Awards

Based on a comprehensive review of their reliability, pricing, and range of offerings, Investopedia has awarded tastytrade #1 Broker for Options.

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Feb 20, 2023

tastyworks changes name to tastytrade

tastyworks is excited to announce that they've changed their name to tastytrade. They decided to match their name to what you trust doing with them... trade.

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Dec 12, 2022

tastytrade changes name to tastylive

The network you know and love will now be known as tastylive. We’re still bringing you engaging, probabilistic and meaningful content that’s not offered anywhere else. Keep watching at tastylive, the trader’s un-network.

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November 30, 2022

tastytrade Announces tastycrypto Brand and Unveils Self-Custody Digital Wallet

With the launch of tastycrypto, users will get control over their digital assets along with access to opportunities across decentralized finance.

2022 Eddie and Ozzie Awards

September 13, 2022

Luckbox Wins Three Awards During The 2022 Eddie & Ozzie Awards

In New York City, Luckbox Magazine went 3-for-3 in its nominated categories at the prestigious Folio Awards for Excellence in Journalism!

Sep 07, 2022

IG Group Appoints Catherine Davis CMO for IG North America

In Catherine Davis' new role she will report to the Regional CEO for IG North America, JJ Kinahan. Catherine is now a member of the global Senior Marketing Leadership Team for IG Group, which is led by the IG Group CMO, Katherine Whitton.

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June 29, 2022

tastyworks Adds Risk Analysis Tool to Platform 

The risk analysis functionality will help traders analyze profits/losses based on an up or down percentage move and will calculate risk for all positions and queued orders.

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June 16, 2022

Luckbox Wins ASME 2022 Best Cover Contest, Best Business and Technology Cover Category

Luckbox wins the Readers’ Choice in the Best Business and Technology Cover category, for "Amazon's Predatory Capitalism," June/July 2021 edition for the ASME Awards.

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June 1, 2022

IG Group Appoints JJ Kinahan Regional CEO for IG North America

JJ Kinahan will assume his new position effective July 1, 2022. Currently tastytrade’s VP and Chief Market Strategist, JJ’s extensive experience will be invaluable as IG Group continues to scale and grow tastytrade.

tastytrade appoints Joe (JJ) Kinahan to roles of Vice President and Chief Market Strategist

April 12, 2022

tastytrade appoints Joe (JJ) Kinahan to be Vice President and Chief Market Strategist

Joe (JJ) Kinahan, trading and securities veteran, joins tastytrade as the new Vice President and Chief Market Strategist. 

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Feb 15, 2022

Julia Spina, Writes “The Unlucky Investor’s Guide to Options Trading

Julia Spina, tastytrade podcast host and research analyst, teaches retail traders everything from the fundamentals of options to building customized strategies according to quantitative reasoning.

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Feb 14, 2022

tastytrade Wins Startups of the Year by Hackernoon

tastytrade landed the first place spot for best startups in Chicago, IL by Hackernoon in it's 2021 Startups of the Year list. 

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Jan 6, 2022

tastyworks Wins Title of "Best Broker for Options" in 2022 Investopedia Awards

Based on a comprehensive review of their reliability, pricing, and range of offerings, Investopedia has awarded tastyworks #1 Broker for Options.

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Jan 5, 2022

Built In Honors tastytrade in Its Esteemed 2022 Best Places To Work Awards

tastytrade placed on Built In’s Chicago Best Places to Work, Chicago Best Midsize Companies to Work for, and Chicago Best Paying Companies. Based on compensation, benefits, and companywide programming.

Best Broker for Options in 2022 BrokerChooser Award Badge

Dec 9, 2021

tastyworks Wins Title of "Best Broker for Options" in 2022 BrokerChooser Awards

Based on a comprehensive review of their evaluation methodology, and updated and new broker reviews, BrokerChooser has awarded tastyworks #1 Broker for Options.

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Dec 1, 2021

Proposed Sale of Nadex and Small Exchange

IG Group Holdings, parent company to tastytrade, announced the proposed sale of Nadex and Small Exchange to Foris DAX Markets, part of The deal is expected to complete in the first half of 2022, subject to regulatory review.

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Sept 27, 2021

The Small Exchange Introduces the First Crypto Stock Index Empowering Investors to Trade the Stocks Behind Crypto

Small Cryptocurrency enables a unique opportunity to invest, speculate, and manage risk in securities driven by growth in cryptocurrencies.

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Aug 16, 2021

tastyworks Voted Best Online Stock Broker 2021

In IBD's 9th annual survey of thousands of investors, tastyworks was voted highest in 12 out of 15 categories, and voted best stock broker overall! Learn why tastyworks is so popular with investors.

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Feb 4, 2021

tastyworks Launches Crypto Trading

Award-winning platform and one of the fastest-growing online brokers, tastyworks, now supports 4 of the most actively traded cryptocurrencies.

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Jan 25, 2021

tastyworks Takes Crown in Broker Survey by Investors Business Daily

tastyworks is ranked #1 in 12 of 15 categories in Investors Business Daily's annual broker survey, including being named Best Online Brokerage overall. Find out the other categories that tastyworks leads!

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Jan 21, 2021

IG Group and tastytrade, Inc. Join Together in $1 Billion Landmark Deal

Global online trading platform, IG Group, joins forces with tastytrade, the fastest-growing online financial media company. The two companies have a shared goal of empowering self-directed investors to find opportunities in the financial markets with innovative educational content.

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Dec 21, 2020

tastyworks Launches Order-Chains, a Breakthrough in Brokerage Technology

The pioneering leader in retail brokerage technology announces the launch of Order-Chains, the first profit and loss tracking tool fully integrated into a trading platform. This next-gen trading tool allows full performance tracking of complex stock and options strategies.

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Dec 10, 2020

Forbes Names tastyworks as Best Online Broker for Options Trading

Comparing 21 of the leading online brokers, Forbes lists tastyworks as best broker for options trading due to the low commission structure, cutting-edge technology, and unique resources that help traders come up with options trading ideas.

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Oct 19, 2020

Small Exchange Wins "Up-and-Comer" at 2020 Chicago Innovation Awards

The Small Exchange is recognized for innovating futures trading with a product suite that empowers the individual investor and makes the futures markets more accessible to more people.

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Sep 21, 2020

Luckbox Magazine Wins "Best Full Issue"

Luckbox's May 2020 "How Not to Die" wins Eddie Award "Best Full Issue in Custom / Content Marketing" from Folio.

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May 19, 2020

The Small Exchange Opens, Landing Support From 18 Partner Firms

The Small Exchange announces it will open to the public on June 1st, offering a new suite of futures products that provide investors greater access to the futures markets. Partnering firms include Interactive Brokers, Jump Trading, FC Stone, & more.

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May 13, 2020

Luckbox Wins Two Best Niche Magazine Awards

Luckbox Magazine wins "Best Niche B2B Magazine" and "Best Niche Magazine Launch" in the 2020 Nichee Awards by Niche Media.

March 17, 2020

Investopedia Names tastyworks in Best Online Brokers List

tastyworks made the top of Investopedia's lists for "2020 Best Online Broker for Options Traders" and "2020 Best Online Broker for Low Costs". Investopedia specifically called out tastyworks as the best options trading platform, best for advanced options trades, and best for mobile options trades.

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Jan 27, 2020

Investors Business Daily Spotlights tastyworks in Broker Fees Comparison

tastyworks is clear leader in the options category, supplanting TD Ameritrade, which has dominated the category in recent years. tasyworks also scored well in categories including Trade Reliability, Site Performance, Customer Service, Trade Ideas and Educational Resources.

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Nov 17, 2019

tastyworks Listed on 2019 Benzinga Global Fintech Awards

Benzinga recognizes top fintech innovators in their 2019 Global Fintech Awards, listing tastyworks in the Best Brokerage for Options category.

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Nov 17, 2019

Tom Sosnoff Listed on 2019 Benzinga Global Fintech Awards

Benzinga is proud to announce Tom Sosnoff, co-CEO of tastytrade, on the 2019 Fintech list of Most Impactful Brokerage Executive.

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May 16, 2019

tastytrade Launches tastyworks Australia

With experienced Australian trader John Ezzy at the helm as CEO, tastyworks Australia is a new brokerage firm providing self-directed investors in Australia direct access to U.S. markets with low and capped commissions.

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May 8, 2019

tastytrade Launches New Publication, Luckbox Magazine

tastytrade, the fastest-growing online financial media company, expands its delivery of free content and insight to investors with the launch of its new publication, Luckbox Magazine, which mixes cultural and lifestyle content with probability and statistics.

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Nov 30, 2018

Kristi Ross Receives ChicagoNEXT Award

Kristi Ross receives ChicagoNEXT Award at the 2018 Chicago Consular Corps Gala Awards as recognition of tastytrade's commitment to advancing cutting-edge technology and innovation as well as a dedication to civic life.

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Sep 19, 2018

tastytrade Listed on Chicago Inno's 2018 50 on Fire

Chicago Inno lists 50 Chicago people and/or companies heating up the tech industry, and tastytrade was recognized after raising $20 million in new funding and launching a new brokerage firm, tastyworks.

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Jun 28, 2018

tastytrade Raises $20 Million in New Funding

tastytrade announces $20 million in new funding from TCV following the launch of tastyworks to continue to challenge the traditional financial models and products currently offered to retail, self-directed investors.

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Jan 21, 2018

tastytrade Launches Quiet Foundation, a Free Advisory Services Firm

Quiet Foundation, a new data science-driven subsidiary of tastytrade, is a fee-free investment advisory service that offers unique analysis of risk, asset allocation and commitments for individual investment portfolios held at any firm.

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Nov 2, 2017

tastytrade Wins CEC Momentum Award

tastytrade took home the Momentum Award (presented by the Chicago Entrepreneurial Center and 1871), which recognizes a company more than five years old that is on track to become the next great companies to emerge in Chicago.

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Jan 3, 2017

tastytrade Launches New Brokerage Firm tastyworks

The founders of the thinkorswim platform and the creators of tastytrade have joined to launch a new brokerage firm that combines powerful but easy-to-use technology with live, strategic content and a reduced fee structure to transform individual investors from passive to active market participants.

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