Direct Access Trading

eOption provides access to Sterling Trader Pro and DAS/Web and Pro platforms for active traders.

eOption offers Direct Access Trading for active traders looking for trading operations of all sizes. Regardless of your trading style, eOption offers state of the art technology for your trading environment and quality service. Open an account online, and contact a representative to discuss the Direct Access Trading platform best suited for you.

Before considering a Direct Access Trading platform, do your due diligence to make sure this is the right decision for you. Learn more about the risks associated with Direct Access Trading here.

Sterling Trader Pro

State of the art fully featured direct access trading platform.

Sterling Trader® Pro is a multi-purpose front-end trading platform equipped with features specifically designed with the input of experienced professional traders. Sterling Trader® Pro offers direct electronic access to all of the exchanges and ECNs, and is suitable for trading operations of all sizes. The Sterling Trader® System operates on standard computer infrastructure using Microsoft Windows and Intel technology; this product can be easily integrated with an existing in house network.


An advanced browser-based platform for trading equities and options.

DAS|Web is an advanced browser-based platform for trading equities and options. This platform combines the direct access trading capabilities of DAS|Pro with an intuitive web-based platform that can be customized to compete with other top-tier online brokerage solutions. All user data can be displayed on one screen for fast and easy trade execution on the Active Web interface. DAS Mobile will adjust to fit any sized mobile device so you can monitor your portfolio from anywhere.


A professional trading platform with advanced order types, charting, and multi-account management in a real-time environment.

DAS|Pro is a professional trading platform with advanced order types, charting, and multi-account management in a real-time environment. DAS|Pro combines powerful features such as advanced analytics, multi-asset trading and portfolio management into a single trading platform. It also offers simple and intuitive market data and order entry panels, real-time streaming news and a customizable user interface.

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Option rates apply to each side of spread orders. Option strategies involve multiple purchases; therefore your transaction costs may be significant for option strategy trades.

Additional fees may apply to orders greater than 2,000 shares directed to the NYSE. Foreign stock orders are $39.00.

eOption customers must maintain a minimum of $25,000 in equity in order to use Sterling Trader Pro and the DAS/Web and DAS/ PRO platforms.

Click here to learn more about the risks associated with day trading.

Short option day trades executed by pattern day traders (PDT) will be subject to naked requirements unless an intraday hedge exists. If the option is classified as “hedged” or “strategy,” the greater of the net premium of the strategy requirement will be charged. The following strategies qualify as an intraday hedge for the purpose of day trade calculations: Debit spreads, Credit spreads, Box spreads, Long and short butterflies including calendar butterflies, Calendar spreads, Condors including calendar condors, Long and short iron butterflied including calendars, Covered calls and puts. Money market funds are not applied towards calculating day trade buying power. Please contact us to have money market funds journaled to the margin type prior to the effective date if you would like to use all funds to calculate day trade buying power. Also, please note it is necessary to shut off sweeps to money market upon trade settlement in order  to use all available funds to day trade without interruption. This request must be in writing with a signature.