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This excerpt taken from the TRAD 8-K filed Apr 28, 2009.

Item 8.01 Other Events.

The Company issued a press release on April 28, 2009 announcing that separate family limited partnerships beneficially owned by each of William Cruz and Ralph Cruz, the Company's non-executive Co-Chairmen, will be each entering into a Rule 10b5-1 plan to each sell up to 1,500,000 shares over the period ending December 31, 2009, subject to minimum price limits. Currently, William Cruz beneficially owns 4,104,688 shares and Ralph Cruz beneficially owns 3,966,468 shares of Company common stock. Under each of the two plans, no more than 750,000 shares (excluding privately negotiated sales, if any) may be sold during any calendar-quarterly period, subject to any Rule 144 volume limitations. Sales under each of the Rule 10b5-1 plans will not commence earlier than May 11, 2009. The press release announcing the Rule 10b5-1 plans is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this report.

Rule 10b5-1 under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, permits corporate officers and directors to adopt written pre-arranged stock trading plans when they are not in possession of material, non-public information. To the extent required, proposed and actual transactions will be disclosed publicly through Form 144 and Form 4 filings, respectively, with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The Form 4 filings also will be posted in the investor relations section of the Company's Web site.





This excerpt taken from the TRAD 8-K filed Jan 7, 2009.

Item 8.01 Other Events.

In response to a comment letter dated December 29, 2008 from the Securities and Exchange Commission with respect to TradeStation Group, Inc.'s Annual Report for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2007 filed on March 14, 2008 and its definitive Proxy Statement filed on April 28, 2008, TradeStation Group, Inc. is filing the form of executive stock option agreement utilized by the company prior to February 2007.





This excerpt taken from the TRAD 8-K filed Dec 10, 2008.

Item 8.01 Other Events.

TradeStation Group issued a press release on December 10, 2008 announcing that John Roberts will become the Chief Operating Officer of TradeStation Group and that William P. Cahill will become the President & Chief Operating Officer and Designated Executive Principal of TradeStation Securities, both effective January 1, 2009. The press release also announced the resignation of Joseph Nikolson as Chief Growth Officer of TradeStation Group and as President of TradeStation Securities. A copy of the press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this report.






SIGNATURES

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

         
    TradeStation Group, Inc.
          
December 10, 2008   By:   /s/ David H. Fleischman
       
        Name: David H. Fleischman
        Title: Chief Financial Officer


Exhibit Index


     
Exhibit No.   Description

 
10.1
  General Release of All Claims dated December 9, 2008
99.1
  Press Release dated December 10, 2008
This excerpt taken from the TRAD 8-K filed Jun 3, 2008.

Item 8.01 Other Events.

TradeStation Group, Inc., a Florida corporation (the "Company"), issued a press release on June 3, 2008, announcing that its Chief Financial Officer, David Fleischman, will make a presentation at the Sandler O’Neill Global Exchange and Electronic Trading Conference on June 5, 2008 at 8:30 a.m., Eastern Time. Mr. Fleischman will cover topics that may include the Company’s performance, prospects, targeted markets, competition, marketing and sales plans, and other company initiatives. A Webcast of the presentation can be accessed at http://www.sandleroneill.com and will be available thereafter for 60 days after the event.





This excerpt taken from the TRAD 8-K filed Feb 21, 2008.

Item 8.01 Other Events.

The Company issued a press release on February 21, 2008 announcing that separate family limited partnerships beneficially owned by each of William Cruz and Ralph Cruz, the Company's non-executive Co-Chairmen, will be each entering into a Rule 10b5-1 plan to each sell up to 2,250,000 shares over the period ending March 31, 2010. Currently, William Cruz beneficially owns 6,354,688 shares and Ralph Cruz beneficially owns 6,216,468 shares of Company common stock. Under each of the two plans, no more than 750,000 shares (excluding privately negotiated sales, if any) may be sold during any calendar-quarterly period, subject to any Rule 144 volume limitations. Sales under each of the Rule 10b5-1 plans will not commence earlier than March 12, 2008. The press release announcing the Rule 10b5-1 plans is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this report.

Rule 10b5-1 under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, permits corporate officers and directors to adopt written pre-arranged stock trading plans when they are not in possession of material, non-public information. Proposed and actual transactions will be disclosed publicly through Form 144 and Form 4 filings, respectively, with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The Form 4 filings also will be posted in the investor relations section of the Company's Web site.





This excerpt taken from the TRAD 8-K filed Oct 31, 2007.

Item 8.01 Other Events.

TradeStation Group, Inc., a Florida corporation (the "Company"), issued a press release on October 31, 2007, announcing that its Chief Executive Officer, Salomon Sredni, will make a presentation at the Keefe, Bruyette & Woods 2007 Securities and Brokerage Conference on November 7, 2007 at 11:15 a.m., Eastern Time. Mr. Sredni will cover topics that may include the Company’s performance, prospects, targeted markets, competition, marketing and sales plans, and other company initiatives. A Webcast of the presentation can be accessed at http://cc.talkpoint.com/KEEF001/110607a_ch/ and will be available thereafter for 60 days after the event.





This excerpt taken from the TRAD 8-K filed Jun 27, 2007.

Item 8.01 Other Events.

TradeStation Group, Inc. (the "Company") issued a press release on June 27, 2007 announcing that John Roberts will join the Company July 1 as Chief Marketing Officer. A copy of the press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference.





This excerpt taken from the TRAD 8-K filed Feb 15, 2007.

Item 8.01 Other Events.

The Company issued a press release on February 15, 2007 announcing that separate family limited partnerships beneficially owned by each of William Cruz and Ralph Cruz, the Company's Co-Chairman, will be each entering into a Rule 10b5-1 plan to each sell up to 1,950,000 shares over the period ending March 31, 2009. As of February 15, 2007, William Cruz beneficially owns 8,304,738 shares and Ralph Cruz beneficially owns 8,166,468 shares of Company common stock. Under each of the two plans, no more than 650,000 shares (excluding privately negotiated sales, if any) may be sold during any three calendar-month period, subject to any Rule 144 volume limitations. Sales under each of the Rule 10b5-1 plans will not commence earlier than March 12, 2007. The press release announcing the Rule 10b5-1 plans is attached as Exhibit 99.3 to this report.

Rule 10b5-1 under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, permits corporate officers and directors to adopt written pre-arranged stock trading plans when they are not in possession of material, non-public information. Proposed and actual transactions will be disclosed publicly through Form 144 and Form 4 filings, respectively, with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The Form 4 filings also will be posted in the investor relations section of the Company's Web site.





This excerpt taken from the TRAD 8-K filed Oct 19, 2006.

Item 8.01 Other Events.

On October 19, 2006, TradeStation Group, Inc. issued a press release announcing that its board of directors has authorized the use of up to $60 million of the company’s available and unrestricted cash, over a 4-year period, to repurchase shares of its common stock. A copy of the press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference.





This excerpt taken from the TRAD 8-K filed Oct 27, 2005.

Item 8.01 Other Events.

TradeStation Group, Inc. issued a press release on October 27, 2005 announcing that separate family limited partnerships beneficially owned by each of William Cruz and Ralph Cruz, the company's Co-Chairman and Co-Chief Executive Officers, are each entering into a Rule 10b5-1 plan to sell up to 1,750,000 shares each over the period ending December 31, 2007. As of October 27, 2005, William Cruz beneficially owns 10,054,738 shares and Ralph Cruz beneficially owns 9,916,468 shares of company common stock. Under each of the two plans, no more than 450,000 shares (excluding privately negotiated sales, if any) may be sold during any three calendar-month period. Sales under each of the Rule 10b5-1 plans will not commence until after November 9, 2005. The press release is attached as Exhibit 99 hereto.

Rule 10b5-1 under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, permits corporate officers and directors to adopt written pre-arranged stock trading plans when they are not in possession of material, non-public information. Proposed and actual transactions will be disclosed publicly through Form 144 and Form 4 filings, respectively, with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The Form 4 filings also will be posted in the investor relations section of the company's Web site.






SIGNATURES

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

         
    TradeStation Group, Inc.
          
October 27, 2005   By:   /s/ Marc J. Stone
       
        Name: Marc J. Stone
        Title: General Counsel


Exhibit Index


     
Exhibit No.   Description

 
99
  Press release dated October 27, 2005
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