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e-Trading Software Developers in the US - Industry Market Research Report

e-Trading Software Developers

The e-Trading Software Developers industry, defined as companies that operate online securities trading websites and other software programs for the securities market, has grown slightly over the five years to 2018. While major players, including the Charles Schwab Corporation, Fidelity Investments Inc. and Interactive Brokers LLC (Interactive Brokers), recorded robust growth in the period, as investors increased their use of online trading platforms, the industry was pulled back by smaller companies and start-ups that still make up much of the industry. The percentages of services conducted online has increased over the five years to 2018, which has benefited the industry. As investors become more comfortable with and increase their use of online services as a whole, they become more comfortable with the idea of trading and performing other financial services online, which increases accounts. Over the five years to 2023, the industry is expected to continue growing. Industry growth is closely tied to the continued increase in the percentage of services conducted online.

This industry includes operators that primarily develop independent, third-party software, which enables institutional and retail investors to access, execute and monitor positions in securities markets. It excludes trading platforms developed by exchanges and alternative trading systems. Trading platforms developed internally by institutional investors and financial intermediaries, such as banks and securities broker-dealers, are also excluded from this industry.

This report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecasts, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.


ABOUT THIS INDUSTRY
Industry Definition
Main Activities
Similar Industries
Additional Resources

INDUSTRY AT A GLANCE

INDUSTRY PERFORMANCE
Executive Summary
Key External Drivers
Current Performance
Industry Outlook
Industry Life Cycle

PRODUCTS & MARKETS
Supply Chain
Products & Services
Demand Determinants
Major Markets
International Trade
Business Locations

COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
Market Share Concentration
Key Success Factors
Cost Structure Benchmarks
Basis of Competition
Barriers to Entry
Industry Globalization

MAJOR COMPANIES

OPERATING CONDITIONS
Capital Intensity
Technology & Systems
Revenue Volatility
Regulation & Policy
Industry Assistance

KEY STATISTICS
Industry Data
Annual Change
Key Ratios

JARGON & GLOSSARY

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