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CHICAGO, October 24, 2018 — Trading Technologies International, Inc. (TT), a global provider of high-performance professional trading software, today announced that the company has entered into a long-term agreement with TradeStation Securities, Inc. (TradeStation Securities) to provide TT’s advanced options-on-futures trading functionality to TradeStation customers via the TT® trading platform.

In doing so, TradeStation Securities’ customer base will gain access to the most cutting-edge suite of world-class execution tools, superior risk management capabilities and the fastest commercially available derivatives trading platform.

Michael Kraines, President and CFO of Trading Technologies, offered, “TradeStation has a broad and highly sophisticated customer base, and we are pleased to be able to provide those users with the institutional-grade capabilities that the world’s top professional traders use for options on futures.”

“This agreement will enable us to significantly enhance the trading and analysis experience for our clients who currently trade options on futures, as well as attract new ones,” said John Bartleman, President of TradeStation Group, Inc. “Trading Technologies offers one of the industry’s most sophisticated suite of options-on-futures analysis, risk management and order-execution tools.”

With Trading Technologies as the provider for trading options on futures for TradeStation, TradeStation’s active trader customer base will have access to TT’s robust suite of professional-grade trading tools. These include the industry-leading MD Trader® offering and TT’s Advanced Options tools for high-quality options-on-futures analytics, strategy creation and risk management.

TT’s robust options-on-futures offering will support TradeStation’s online brokerage offering to its considerable user base, as well as new customers, under the “TradeStation” brand as “Powered by TT,” with the plan to be fully adopted by TradeStation by mid-2019.

Trading Technologies also will continue expanding its options-on-futures offering with new tools and functionality going forward.

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Trading Technologies (, @Trading_Tech) creates professional trading software, infrastructure and data solutions for a wide variety of users, including proprietary traders, brokers, money managers, CTAs, hedge funds, commercial hedgers and risk managers. In addition to providing access to the world’s major international exchanges and liquidity venues via its TT® trading platform, TT offers domain-specific technology for cryptocurrency trading and machine-learning tools for real-time trade surveillance.