• 2016
  • Better Messaging

      July 2016


    Enhancements made to our automated messaging service called AMI.

  • 2015
  • Linn & Associates

      June 2015


    Linn & Associates began business as an Independent IB owned by the sons of Gordie Linn, founder of the Linn Group, Inc. Linn & Associates is the new face that Ira Epstein customers deal with going forward.

  • 2013
  • QT Market Center is Released

      September 2013


    Extending upon the ease of access to complex charts and market information that Linn-IraCharts introduced, QT Market Center was released to fill the ever increasing need of a charting and information platform that is mobile, responsive, and accessible from any web browser.

  • 2009
  • A Year of Change

      February 2009


    In 2009 Ira joined The Linn Group, Inc., which was a Futures Clearing Merchant (FCM), the principals of which Ira had maintained a 35-year relationship with. Through The Linn Group customers were provided with a substantial amount of proprietary market information and trading technology.

    The Ira Epstein Division of the Linn Group Inc. placed its customer funds with Wedbush Securities, Inc..

  • 1999
  • Linn-IraCharts is Launched

      February 1999


    Ira and his longtime friend, Gordie Linn, developed and released their charting software Linn-IraCharts. Their goal was to create a platform that was robust enough for the most skilled traders and yet accessible and easy to use for all others. Linn-IraCharts has stood the test of time and is still a widely used charting platform today.

  • 1984
  • Ira Epstein & Company is Founded

      May 1984


    In the mid 1970s Ira decided to make a career shift within the industry to develop both retail and commercial based clientele. His customer base grew to the point whereby in 1984 he founded "Ira Epstein & Company", a trading firm specializing in retail, commercial and self-directed discount futures trading. Along the way Ira became a leader in trading technology out of necessity, due to increased small lot trade volume. He was among the first to embrace the Internet, which as you know has dramatically changed both the way information is delivered and how trading takes place today.