DETROIT, Feb. 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Benzinga, a financial news vendor to North American brokerages, announced today that it will be empowering Interactive Brokers (IEX: IBKR) users by providing its world class real-time news and data.
Interactive Brokers will receive Benzinga's actionable equity newswire offering and Benzinga's best-of-breed financial calendar suite, including future earnings dates, sell-side analyst rating changes and global economics. Benzinga's mission is to make financial information easier to consume.
"Interactive Brokers is a brand we've admired for a long time. We are excited its users will now be empowered with Benzinga's real-time news," said Benzinga CEO Jason Raznick. "Interactive Brokers will join the list of companies we support with our powerful media ecosystem, and we're thrilled to have them."
"I am pleased to add Benzinga's actionable news to the Interactive Brokers platform," said William Katts, Senior Sales Executive at Interactive Brokers. "I believe having access to this quality news source will be a big benefit to the sophisticated investors we serve."
As of January 1st, categories of news Interactive Brokers' clients have access to through Benzinga include analyst color, market rumors, unusual options activity, short seller publication alerts and general breaking news. The Benzinga financial calendar data accessible to Interactive Brokers' clients include earnings, conference calls, IPOs, global economics and several others.
Read more about Benzinga's news and data APIs at cloud.benzinga.com and open an account at interactivebrokers.com.
About Interactive Brokers Group, Inc.:
Interactive Brokers Group affiliates provide automated trade execution and custody of securities, commodities and foreign exchange around the clock on over 120 markets in numerous countries and currencies, from a single IB Universal Account® to customers worldwide. We service individual investors, hedge funds, proprietary trading groups, financial advisors and introducing brokers. Our four decades of focus on technology and automation has enabled us to equip our customers with a uniquely sophisticated platform to manage their investment portfolios at the lowest cost according to Barron's Best Online Brokers review, March 26, 2018. We strive to provide our customers with advantageous execution prices and trading, risk and portfolio management tools, research facilities and investment products, all at low or no cost, positioning them to achieve superior returns on investments.
Benzinga is a dynamic and innovative financial media outlet that empowers investors with high-quality, unique content that is sought after by Wall Street's top traders. Benzinga provides timely, actionable ideas that help users navigate even the most uncertain and volatile markets – in real-time with an unmatched caliber.