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Interactive Brokers not allowing futures trading in IRAs

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Atlanta, GA
 
Trading Experience: Advanced
Platform: IB TWS
Favorite Futures: YM, Grains Futures
 
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Posts: 12 since Dec 2011
Thanks: 4 given, 6 received

IB is good as long as you don't need support from a live person - phone or chat. This morning I could not even access Account Management for making IRA contribution for 2014.

Re Margin:
3X Overnight Margin it is, even for intraday trades. Puts severe limits on the size you can trade intraday.

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