Futures Trading Professionals

Unparalleled Wealth-Building Solutions

Chicago, Illinois, the home of Midland IRA, is also home to the world’s largest commodity futures and forex ecosystem. In 2002, Midland IRA gravitated toward this exciting environment by providing unparalleled wealth-building solutions for investors participating in the future and forex markets with IRAs.

For over a decade, Midland staff have attended countless industry events, supported associations, and we continually look to help push the FCM, IB, and CTA community forward. This involvement keeps us abreast of key (FinTech) issues, helping us develop progressive processes for our clients and industry partners.

Benefits for Futures and Forex Professionals and Clients

Unlocking Capital

You gain access to one of the largest pools of investor capital found in retirement accounts. Your clients gain the opportunity to diversify using alternatives, such as futures and forex, to build wealth in IRAs.

Dedicated Account Manager: Introducing brokers are assigned a specific representative to assist in serving IRA clients. We provide consistency, so the communication and procedures are understood, efficient, and simple for the end client.

Access to Industry Experts

With a division specifically dedicated to the needs of investors participating in the future and forex markets, we understand the issues FCMs, IBs, and CTAs face in their day-to-day operations in dealing with retirement accounts and strive to simplify and alleviate those issues.

Midland360 Online Platform

Our robust, secure portal allows clients 24-hour access to check balances, download tax forms, and add/withdraw funds from their futures accounts. Introducing brokers can be granted access to client accounts for real-time monitoring of client transactions.

The Process

Step 1: Open a Midland Account

Open a Midland IRA account by completing our online application. Investors must supply pen- signed documents, a copy of their passport (if provided instead of a driver’s license), and a copy of their account statement.

Step 2: Fund the Account

Fund the account via IRA to IRA transfer, rollover, or contribution by completing the appropriate form found here.

Step 3: Make the Investment

Complete the trading account application by contacting the FCM. The investor then needs to login to their online portal (Midland360.com) to approve the transaction. Once the transaction is approved, Midland will wire the funds to FCM.

The Timeline

Asset Review Process

This step typically takes 1-2 days.

Open a Midland Account

Account setup can be done quickly online – 15 minutes.

Fund The Account

The transfer/rollover process typically takes about 2 weeks.

Review & Sign Subscription Agreement

Investments can be executed next-day from receipt of executed investment docs & available cash (assuming 7 day right of rescission has passed).