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New Account FAQs

How do I open an account at Ironbeam?

To open an account you can click the  Open An Account button found on our website. From there, you can create an application login and fill out the application that matches your account type.

How long does it take to open an account?

Upon your completion and funding of your application, accounts are typically opened within 1-2 business days.

Is there any cost to open an account?

Ironbeam does not charge a fee to open your account.

What is the minimum to open an account?

New accounts can be funded with any dollar amount. However, keep in mind that there are margin requirements for all futures contracts, and you must be able to meet these requirements set be the various exchanges to be able to trade them.

What account types does Ironbeam offer?

Ironbeam offers the following account types:







Can I open an account from outside the United States?

Yes, we open accounts for traders outside the United States. If you would like to check whether we can open an account from your country of residence, please send an email to

I completed my account application. What’s next?

If you’ve completed and funded your account application, the New Accounts department will review your application in the order that it was received. New account applications are typically reviewed within one business day. If you haven’t funded your account application, you can log into your application portal to do so.

For any further questions, email us at

By |2020-07-08T14:22:16-05:00November 7th, 2018|FAQs|4 Comments


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    Herman Jackson June 3, 2019 at 10:58 pm - Reply

    Please send me a copy of the margins amounts for the futures.

    • Ironbeam
      Ironbeam June 5, 2019 at 10:10 am - Reply


      If you have a demo of Firetip X, you can view margins of any futures, option, or spread.

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    Massoud Metghalchi July 26, 2019 at 11:24 am - Reply

    I am interested to open an account. I mostly trade Micro-E-mini indexes. What is the commission rate per trade for micro-eminis?

    • Ironbeam
      Ironbeam July 30, 2019 at 9:27 am - Reply


      Micro E-Mini commissions start at 25 cents per side. If you have any other questions let us know!

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