Alpaca is a regulated broker-dealer. With an Alpaca brokerage account, users have access to:

  • Commission-free trading
  • An official API that is constantly being improved and updated
  • Easy to understand API documentation
  • Paper trading for testing your strategies
  • Working, example algorithms and code snippets that can be deployed immediately
  • Multiple support channels

For a full list of applicable disclosures and brokerage fees, please see here.

Alpaca - Disclosures and Agreements Library
Alpaca is a modern platform for trading. Alpaca’s API is the interface for your trading algorithms, bots, or applications to communicate with Alpaca’s brokerage and other services.

Commissions Disclosure: No minimums. Commission-Free trading means that there are no commission charges for Alpaca self-directed individual cash brokerage accounts that trade U.S. listed securities through an API. Relevant SEC and FINRA fees may apply.