The social platform adds options trading and more sentiment features to its existing platform
NEW YORK, September 19, 2023–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Stocktwits, the original social platform for investors and traders across all asset classes including stocks, crypto, and other emerging investments, today announced that they are launching options trading and increased sentiment data on the platform. These new capabilities will expand the company’s existing suite of features at a time when the relationship between sentiment and options trading is at a record high. The expanded trading execution capabilities will allow users to trade options directly within the Stocktwits platform through its wholly-owned subsidiary and SEC-registered Broker-Dealer, ST Invest, LLC.
“We are ecstatic to bring Options Trading to our community,” said Rishi Khanna, CEO at Stocktwits. “Adding this asset class represents a significant step in our ongoing commitment to provide innovative trading tools and resources to our users. Whether you’re an experienced trader or just starting out, our Options Trading platform offers an accessible and engaging experience to explore Call and Put Options.”
Stocktwits was initially created to foster discussions about stocks and crypto, however, the expansion to include trading features is aligned with the growing enthusiasm among retail investors. Individual investors will now be able to engage in more trading capabilities and can cultivate their investing identity within the Stocktwits platform. With expanded execution, high quality real-time data, and enhanced insights into thoughts on both stocks and cryptocurrencies, Stocktwits is primed to deliver even greater value to its users.
Stocktwits has more than 8M registered users on the platform. In the coming months, the company aims to build new tools and data, expand execution functions to even more asset classes, and continue fostering a strong community.
Stocktwits unlocks the social nature of investing for individual investors. Powered by its mission to be the global hub for conversation for all investors – from novice to veterans – Stocktwits is dedicated to providing a steady pulse on the markets and encouraging access for all. All securities products and services offered through ST Invest, LLC, Member FINRA/SIPC.
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