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OEC to Offer Equities Soon

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thanks brownsfan, if they figure out how to do Interactive Brokers 'universal account' (futures and equities/etf's in a single account) -- with their existing software/trading platform -- they can own the world.


Open Ecry does really need to figure out how to get NYSE ticks to traders ASAP, among a few other things -- ie, VIX, breadth, up/down volume etc...

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I agree Frank. If they have equities, then I think that data may become available. Every time I asked previously, the response was that data is not at the CME, so they could not offer. Now, you would think that data would be available at some point.


Looks like Options Xpress may have gotten a good deal on buying out OEC. They must have seen the value in the software and then it's just a matter of opening it up to more instruments to trade.

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not much in here but its coming -- hopefully this eventual conversion does not affect the performance of the futures trading platform.


Open E Cry LLC

A Special Invitation to Participate in the BETA Release of OEC Trader with Equities Through optionsXpress, Inc.

OEC is excited to announce that we will be launching a new version of the OEC Trader later this year that will include the ability to trade both equities (including ETFs) and equity options. As part of this roll out, OEC will make available a live beta version beginning next week for current clients interested in testing the OEC Trader in a live environment. If you are interested in testing the new OEC Trader with equities and equity options please follow the instructions below.


Open and fund an account with optionsXpress, Inc (the parent company of OEC) using the following link http://www.optionsxpress.com/new_account.asp

Email info@openecry.com after completing the optionsXpress application so we can configure your new account to trade on the OEC Trader.

Once the account is setup, OEC will send you a new version of the OEC Trader to install. Please note that during testing this new version will only be for equities and equity options and you will continue to use your current OEC Trader for futures. After testing is complete all asset classes will be on the same software.


Best Regards,


Open E Cry LLC

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