Founded in 1980, Scottrade is an online brokerage firm offering a full line of investment products, online trading and market research tools. Based in Riverside, Calif., the company provides an array of investment options, including stocks, options, mutual funds, certificates of deposit (CDs) and bonds. It also offers trading services, research and market information support, trading tools and account services for standard, specialty and individual retirement accounts. Scottrade features among FORTUNE magazine's "100 Best Companies to Work For" in America and Computerworld's list of "Best Places to Work in IT" apart from other awards. It is a member of Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and Securities Investor Protection Corporation (SIPC).