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tastytrade Launches tastyworks Australia, a New Brokerage Firm Providing Direct Access to U.S. Markets for Self-Directed Investors in the Region

May 16, 2019

SYDNEY & CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 16, 2019--

tastytrade, Inc., the award-winning, innovative financial media company and parent to financial subsidiaries, announced opening tastyworks Australia, allowing self-directed investors to access the U.S. markets with high-speed executions and low and capped commissions through tastyworks in the U.S. Access to free engaging educational content, that empowers investors, will be provided through tastytrade. Currently tastytrade reaches over 165 countries.

Kristi Ross, Co-CEO & President of tastytrade said, “Naming John Ezzy as CEO and Glenn Hall as COO of tastyworks Australia was a natural fit for us. We’ve known John for over a decade and as a trader in Australia, he understands the needs and challenges of the self-directed investor wanting to access and trade the U.S. markets. John and Glenn have first-hand knowledge of the investing landscape in Australia and the type of limited options that are available. We are thrilled to offer an alternative for investors in Australia and one with low to no fees.”

Both tastytrade and tastyworks, one of the fastest growing online brokerages, are headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. tastyworks Australia is located in Norwest Business Park, Sydney, NSW, Australia. The tastyworks Australia team is responsible for sharing tastytrade’s empowering message which was created by legendary trader Tom Sosnoff, Co-CEO of tastytrade, as well as responsible for sharing tastyworks’ product offering to a community that has a strong desire for knowledge, that’s ready to learn to trade, or simply make some self-directed investments.

“We are very excited to bring a whole new dimension of investing and trading opportunities for the Australian community,” said John Ezzy, CEO of tastyworks Australia. “We want to be a part of their journey especially now that we can deliver a live content offering with in depth research coupled with a full suite of tools and trading technology that brings lower fees, and strong support for the self-directed investor. Australians deserve this, and have been waiting a long time for someone to deliver it. That’s where tastyworks Australia will make a difference.”

“Expanding to Australia was a natural step as we received a high demand from interested traders. We’re ready to deliver exceptional customer service to Australian investors no matter the account size,” said Scott Sheridan, CEO of tastyworks.

tastyworks is expanding the list of countries from which it can accept account applications. Currently, tastyworks is accepting applications from: Andorra, Argentina, Austria, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Columbia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, Estonia, Finland, France, French Polynesia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Malaysia, Malta, Mexico, Namibia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, UK, and Uruguay.

Interested traders in tastyworks Australia can visit www.tastyworks.com.au for more information.

About tastytrade, Inc.

tastytrade is one of the most-watched online financial networks, engaging investors and traders across 165 countries with 8 hours of daily, live, cost-free and commercial free programming with over 100 million hours viewed. tastytrade offers over 50 original segments for new and seasoned veteran traders. tastytrade’s data driven research-based content teaches a logical, mechanical approach to investing and identifying opportunities based on probability and volatility. Investors are continually challenged with financial math, humor and new market perspectives. tastytrade is also the parent company to tastyworks, a brokerage firm creating and leading a financial revolution for the do-it-yourself investor and to Quiet Foundation, a data science-driven, fee-free investment advisory service. tastytrade and its companies focus on empowering the individual investor through content, technology and know-how.

About tastyworks

Based out of Chicago, IL, tastyworks is a brokerage firm, creating and leading a financial revolution for the do-it-yourself investor. The brokerage firm was founded by the same anti-Wall Street team that created thinkorswim in 1999 and tastytrade in 2011. tastyworks supports investors who want to actively manage their own money with a powerful platform, embedded engaging content, and a unique commission structure. tastyworks is a subsidiary of tastytrade. For more information visit www.tastyworks.com.

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