The Retail Trading Swarm Continues To Grow

The Retail Trading Swarm Continues To Grow

Retail trading activity continued to climb in December.

We used metrics from InteractiveBrokers (IBKR) as a proxy.

  • Daily average trades up 198% in December year-over-year.
  • Client equity up 66% year-over-year.
  • Client margin loan balances up 26% year-over-year.
  • Client credit balances up 34% year-over-year.
  • Client accounts up 56% year-over-year (full press release here. See full metrics here).