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A Product For Every Portfolio

Zions Direct offers stocks, bonds, options and other securities at low commissions.

Bonds & CDs
  • Bonds
  • CDs
  • Bonds


    Bonds provide a stream of fixed interest payments and return your investment at maturity. Some bonds, such as municipal bonds, are often free from federal taxation. Learn more by watching a video below.

    Begin Investing
  • CDs

    Certificates of Deposit

    Certificates of Deposit (CDs) provide a stream of interest payments, similarly to bonds, but they are issued by banks and are FDIC-insured.

    Begin Investing
Stocks & Options
  • Stocks
  • Options
  • Stocks


    A stockholder owns part of a company (equity) and benefits from its increase in value. Stocks may provide greater capital appreciation, relative to other investments, for those willing to take more risk.

    Begin Investing
  • Options


    Options represent the right to purchase or sell an investment at a specific price. Zions Direct offers approved account holders the ability to engage in a variety of option strategies. Talk to a Zions Direct Representative to learn more.

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Mutual Funds & ETFs
  • Mutual Funds
  • ETFs
  • Mutual Funds

    Mutual Funds

    Mutual funds provide diversification among differing asset classes and products types, from bond funds to stock funds and combinations of both. Zions Direct offers a wide variety of mutual funds for your investment portfolio.

    Buy Mutual Funds
  • ETFs


    Exchange Traded Funds, or ETFs, function much like mutual funds, however they can be bought and sold throughout the trading day, rather than at the close of the market.

    BUY ETFs
IRAs and other accounts
  • Roth IRA
  • Traditional IRA
  • Brokerage Account
  • Margin Account
  • Trust Account
  • Roth IRA

    Roth IRA

    Roth IRAs are retirement accounts where contributions are made on an after tax basis and withdrawals are tax-free. Learn more about how these accounts can help you prepare for your financial future by watching the video below or open a retirement account today.

    Open a Roth IRA
  • Traditional IRA

    Traditional IRA

    Traditional IRAs are retirement accounts where contributions are made on a pre-tax basis and withdrawals are taxable. Read more below or open a retirement account today.
    Traditional vs. Roth IRAs

    Open an IRA
  • Brokerage Account

    Brokerage Account

    Ready to do your own investing? Purchase stocks, bonds, mutual funds, and other investments whenever and wherever you'd like. Trades in your Zions Direct brokerage account start at just $5.

    Open an Account
  • Margin Account

    Margin Account

    For investors desiring to use leverage to purchase investments, margin accounts are available at very competitive rates. Learn more about buying investments using margin by viewing the video below, or open an account to get started.

    Open an Account
  • Trust Account

    Trust Account

    A trust account can be helpful if you want to pass your assets to your heirs but still have a say over how they're handled. Learn more about trust accounts by talking with a Zions Direct representative or click the link to open an account.

    Open an Account
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        A process allowing investors to place bids which may influence the prices and yields of securities they purchase.
        Bid by Price
        A designation to bid in a securities auction to influence the price of a security.
        Bid by Yield
        A designation to bid in a securities auction to influence the yield of a security.
        Broker Call Rate
        Interest rate charged by banks on loans made to Broker-Dealers.
        Buy Today
        Purchase a security at a set price without participating in an auction.
        Call Feature
        Identifies whether or not a bond is callable, which means the issuer can buy the bond back prior to maturity.
        Corporate Bond
        A bond issued and backed by a corporation (i.e. banks, retail chains, etc.)
        The annual interest rate that will be paid to the holder of a security, expressed as a percentage of the par value.
        Current Auctions
        Active auctions in which investors can still place bids.
        Current Market Clearing Price
        The most recent price, in dollars at which a given security was traded.
        Current Market Clearing Yield
        The most recent yield at which a given security was traded.
        Exchange Process Fee
        A fee charged by Zions Direct which offsets fees imposed by national securities and self-regulatory organizations or by U.S. option exchanges. This fee is in addition to commissions charged.
        FDIC-Insured CD
        A certificate of deposit that is backed by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.
        First Interest Date
        The day the first interest payment will be made.
        Int. Accrual Date
        The day on which interest begins to accumulate.
        Int. Frequency
        When or how often interest payment(s) will be made. (i.e. 'At Maturity,' 'Semi-Annually')
        Issue Type
        Indicates the nature of the sale of a given security (i.e. Primary or Secondary)
        The entity offering to sell a security to investors.
        Maturity Date
        The day on which the issuer will return the principal to the investor.
        Municipal Bond
        A bond issued by a municipality to fund public projects like the construction of schools, roads, hospitals, etc.
        Past Auctions
        Results from auctions that have already closed.
        The actual cost of the security.
        An exchangable asset of value, including stocks, bonds, and other financial instruments.
        Settlement Date
        The day an executed trade must be reconciled - i.e. the buyer or auction winner must pay for securities obtained.
        An equity security that denotes partial ownership in the issuing company, entitling the shareholder to a portion of its income.
        The length of time between a security's settlement date and its maturity date.
        US Agencies
        Securities issued by US government organizations.
        The annual interest generated by a security divided by its current market price, expressed as a percentage.