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Fusion Elite Trading

Equity Commission Rate


Per Share ($0.50 Minimum)

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Multiple locate sources

Lightspeed Trader gives you access to multiple locate sources to ensure that you have increased access to purchase locates on shorts for locate required stocks. Multiple locate sources mean more inventory on locates at lower prices.

More locates. Lower prices.

The brokerage firm that short sellers trust. Here at Lightspeed, we offer:

Multiple locate sources

Competitive pricing on locates

Robust inventory of locates

Competitive overnight short interest rates

Access to pre and post market trading

The testimonial may not be representative of the experience of other customers. The testimonial is no guarantee of future performance or success.

The Lighstpeed advantage

We deliver the critical components to help you become more successful

Our flagship trading platform is perfect for active and professional traders looking for reliability, performance, and speed.

Speed and performance

Trade with confidence when the market moves fast to pursue trading opportunities on stable, reliable, and powerful technology built for high-volume, low latency trading.

Power and control

Customize every step of your trade. Gain an edge with the flexibility to own your trading experience, customizable order entry options, multiple routing options, complex order options, and more.

Advanced risk management

Effectively mitigate and manage risk with access to a suite of risk management tools to help you manage anything from several traders to large trading groups and thousands of positions.

One-on-one support

We take great pride in delivering service and support that exceeds our customers’ expectations. You can be assured you will receive the highest level of service and personalized assistance.

Featured trading platform

Sterling Trader Pro

Sterling Trader Pro is a full-featured Level II equities and options trading platform designed for professionals who work with the rapidly moving electronic markets.

Leading technology

Operates on Microsoft Windows and Intel technology for easy integration with in-house networks

Advanced order entry

Highly customized Level II order entry system and programmable keys and load order entry features for virtually instant action

Sophisticated trading features

Advanced pinpoint accuracy for order routing and management and real time profit/loss capabilities


Web & mobile trading platform

Designed for active traders that don't need the advanced customization features and order routing choices of the Lightspeed Trader platform.

No monthly platform or market data fees for those who qualify for non-professional market data.

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Most Popular FAQs

There is no fee to open an account with Lightspeed. Maintenance fees include the following:

  • Lightspeed Trader software fee is your total monthly commission charges subtracted from $130. For example, if you incur $100 in commissions for a given month, your total software fee for that month will be $30 ($130 - $100 commissions = $30).
  • Non-Pro market data is $19.50 for stocks and an additional $10 for options. Pricing for additional data can be found here.
  • If your account balance is below $15,000 and you do not incur at least $25 in monthly commissions then you will be charged a $25 monthly minimum inactivity fee.
  • All maintenance fees will be charged during the first business week of the month and will be based on commissions generated the previous month.

ACH transfers initiated through your bank will be rejected. Lightspeed requires ACH relationships as well as ACH transfers to be initiated through the customer portal.

If you do not know your login information, please contact a representative for assistance.

  • After logging in, go to “My Account” and click on the “Fund Transfers” link. ACH links and transactions initiated through other financial institutions will not be accepted.
  • ACH transfers initiated through your bank will be rejected.
  • Once the ACH link is verified, ACH transfers take only 2 business days to be completed.
  • Lightspeed does not charge for ACH transfers.
  • ACH deposits are limited to $30,000 per 60 calendar days.
  • ACH links are limited to 1 per client.

Bank Name: U.S. Bank

Bank Address:

80 S 8th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55402 or,

Portland, OR

ABA/Routing #: 123000848

Beneficiary: Wedbush Securities, Inc.

Beneficiary Address:

1000 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90017

Beneficiary Account: 153910900825

For Further Credit to (FFC):

Your name and account number*

For cash account types, add a "1" to the end of your account number.

For margin account types, add a "2" to the end of your account number.

Bank Name: The Bank of New York Mellon

Bank Address:

225 Liberty Street, New York, NY 10286

Secondary Bank Address:

240 Greenwich St, New York, NY 10007


Beneficiary Address:

1000 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90017

Beneficiary Account: 8540900001

For cash account types, add a "1" to the end of your account number.

For margin account types, add a "2" to the end of your account number.

Take advantage of this Limited Time Offer!

Use promo code FUSION

Terms and Conditions

*Offer only available to those that have not held an account at Lightspeed within the previous calendar year. Offer only applies to the Lightspeed Trader platform, Sterling Trader Pro platform, and the Lightspeed Web & Mobile platform. Offer begins upon notice of account approval. Cannot be combined with other offers or discounted rates. Routing fees apply. Market data fees apply. Initial funding requirement of $5,000 applies. Must open and fund account by (12/31/2023). Must use promo code FUSION to qualify for promotion. Trade Minimum of $0.5 applies. Only NASDAQ, AMEX, and NYSE listed stocks, and listed options contracts, are eligible. Does not apply to non-exchange listed stock, i.e. OTCBB and Pink Sheets.


Lightspeed Financial Services Group LLC is a member of FINRA, NFA and SIPC.

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Equities, equities options, and commodity futures products and services are offered by Lightspeed Financial Services Group LLC (Member FINRA, NFA and SIPC). Lightspeed Financial Services Group LLC’s SIPC coverage is available only for securities, and for cash held in connection with the purchase or sale of securities, in equities and equities options accounts. You may check the background of Lightspeed Financial Services Group LLC on FINRA’s BrokerCheck.

Options trading entails significant risk and is not appropriate for all investors. Certain complex options strategies carry additional risk. Before trading options, please read Characteristics and Risks of Standardized Options

ETFs are subject to market fluctuation and the risks of their underlying investments. ETFs are subject to management fees and other expenses.