About Guardian

Serving the Active Trader Community

Guardian Trading began with a mission to deliver the trading tools, services, and technology traders need to succeed and scale. Guardian Trading provides the knowledge and support active traders expect to manage the entire trading cycle.

The Guardian Advantage

  • In-house, high-tech clearing
  • Robust execution platforms
  • Powerful stock locate system and lending offerings
  • Competitive pricing
  • Technical infrastructure used by institutional traders

As a division of a clearing firm, we are able to provide the lowest costs and pass those savings to our customers and provide services offered to the largest trading firms.

Extensive Client Support

Timing is critical to successful trading. Guardian is committed to our client’s success with tools like live direct chat and open phone access to our customer service teams during all active trading hours.

Competitive Pricing

Traders can boost margin and scale using our competitive pricing model. Our low minimums and tiered pricing structure offer customization so active traders can choose the pricing that best suits their needs.

Focus on Technology

Velocity Clearing has developed its own proprietary technology and partnered with leading tech partners to offer a suite of best-in-class trading tools built to help active traders succeed.

About Velocity Clearing

Velocity Clearing, was formed in 2003 to offer third party security locate services. Velocity Clearing’s mission is to empower clients to reach their objectives by delivering peerless white glove service.

Operating at the intersection of leading-edge technology infrastructure and high-touch service, Velocity offers a full suite of trading solutions and services and experienced personnel including:
  • Stock locate
  • Securities borrow coverage
  • Clearing infrastructure
  • Competitive financing
  • In-house market making desk
  • Full support client services

Memberships and Certifications

Stock Exchange Memberships

  • NYSE New York Stock Exchange
  • NYSE Arca, Inc.
  • Nasdaq Stock Market
  • CBOE BYX Exchange, Inc.
  • CBOE EDGA Exchange, Inc.
  • CBOE EDGX Exchange, Inc.
  • IEX Exchange, Inc.
  • Members Exchange

Options Exchange Memberships

  • Chicago Board Options Exchange
  • Nasdaq PHLX

Clearing Houses

  • Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC)
  • Options Clearing Corporation (OCC)

Registered With

  • Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA)
  • Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)
  • National Futures Association (NFA)

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