For the month of October, TradeKing is running a $50 promotion where you can get $50 by opening a new account, fund it with $2,500 or more within thirty days, and then make one trade within 180 days. It’s just like the promotion they had for National Friend’s Day but for the entire month of October.
To take advantage of the promotion, you’ll need to click a TradeKing link on this site so they can track your sign-up. You should see a special sign-up page with this graphic:
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Here’s the fine print:
To qualify for this offer, new accounts must be opened and funded with $2,500 or more. Account opening and funding must occur within 30 days from the date this email was sent, and one trade must be executed within 180 days of account opening. Offer is not transferable or valid in conjunction with any other offer. Open to US residents only. One offer per household. TradeKing can modify or discontinue this offer at anytime without notice. A minimum balance of $2,500 is required in the account (minus any trading losses) for the first six months or the credit may be surrendered. Other restrictions may apply. Offer applies to new non retirement accounts funding for the first time. Click here for Promotional Rules.