Products Designed For Your Success
Broad access to the global markets, with a wide range of products designed to help you successfully meet your financial goals.
Whether you trade frequently or only once a month Apex Clearing™ is an online trading tool that lets you execute trades and make informed investing decisions right from your computer.
From this online trading platform you will be able to:
Trade equities and options
Access worldwide equity markets
View and manage your:
Debit card and check usage
While the online platform gives our clients the flexibility to trade online anytime, we encourage you to reach out to us in person for all your investing needs. Our experienced, dedicated team is always available to assist with risk analysis, hedging techniques, income generation, strategy implementation and technical/fundamental analysis.
MANAGED BROKERAGE ACCOUNTS
Our Managed Brokerage Accounts include features that allow you to manage your money from a single place. We are pleased to offer easy and effective tools to help you meet your financial goals:
Check Writing Capabilities
Conveniently pay bills or other expenses by writing checks from your Managed Brokerage account.
Easily make purchases or ATM withdrawals using your Apex Select Visa Debit Card anywhere they are accepted.
MAXIMIZING INVESTMENTS WITH MARGIN FINANCING
At Avanza Capital Markets, Inc. we offer margin financing of eligible securities to help you expand your investment strategies. This strategy allows you to borrow against your portfolio to increase and diversify your existing investments without needing any additional cash of your own. You can maximize your trading opportunities with:
Convenient loan access
Competitive interest rates
Our dedicated team is always available to help effectively manage risks associated with margin financing.
Margin Disclosure Statement
Your brokerage firm is furnishing this document to you to provide some basic facts about purchasing securities on margin, and to alert you to the risks involved with trading securities in a margin account. Before trading stocks in a margin account, you should carefully review the margin agreement provided by your firm. Consult your firm regarding any questions or concerns you may have with your margin accounts.
When you purchase securities, you may pay for the securities in full or you may borrow part of the purchase price from your brokerage firm. If you choose to borrow funds from your firm, you will open a margin account with the firm. The securities purchased are the firm's collateral for the loan to you. If the securities in your account decline in value, so does the value of the collateral supporting your loan, and, as a result, the firm can take action, such as issue a margin call and/or sell securities or other assets in any of your accounts held with the member, in order to maintain the required equity in the account.
It is important that you fully understand the risks involved in trading securities on margin. These risks include the following:
You can lose more funds than you deposit in the margin account. A decline in the value of securities that are purchased on margin may require you to provide additional funds to the firm that has made the loan to avoid the forced sale of those securities or other securities or assets in your account(s).
The firm can force the sale of securities or other assets in your account(s). If the equity in your account falls below the maintenance margin requirements, or the firm's higher "house" requirements, the firm can sell the securities or other assets in any of your accounts held at the firm to cover the margin deficiency. You also will be responsible for any short fall in the account after such a sale.
The firm can sell your securities or other assets without contacting you. Some investors mistakenly believe that a firm must contact them for a margin call to be valid, and that the firm cannot liquidate securities or other assets in their accounts to meet the call unless the firm has contacted them first. This is not the case. Most firms will attempt to notify their customers of margin calls, but they are not required to do so. However, even if a firm has contacted a customer and provided a specific date by which the customer can meet a margin call, the firm can still take necessary steps to protect its financial interests, including immediately selling the securities without notice to the customer.
You are not entitled to choose which securities or other assets in your account(s) are liquidated or sold to meet a margin call. Because the securities are collateral for the margin loan, the firm has the right to decide which security to sell in order to protect its interests.
The firm can increase its "house" maintenance margin requirements at any time and is not required to provide you advance written notice. These changes in firm policy often take effect immediately and may result in the issuance of a maintenance margin call. Your failure to satisfy the call may cause the member to liquidate or sell securities in your account(s).
You are not entitled to an extension of time on a margin call. While an extension of time to meet margin requirements may be available to customers under certain conditions, a customer does not have a right to the extension.