Open A Futures Trading Account with Bower Trading

Bower Trading, an Introducing Broker of R.J. O’Brien, makes opening a trading account simple. You have the option of completing the forms online, downloading the forms or having them mailed to you. In addition to an account application, you must also download a disclosure booklet for you to keep for future references. The account forms must be sent to Bower Trading. You can start trading when the application process is completed and your account is funded.

If you have questions on how to open an account or would like us to walk you through the forms, call Bower Trading at 800-533-8045.

Apply Online

You can open an Individual, Joint, or Sole Proprietorship account by applying online. If you have questions about our online process, call Bower Trading at 800-533-8045.

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Download Account Application

Below are links to our account applications. Once completed, return your application and disclosure documents to Bower Trading (information provided below). If you prefer that we mail application forms to you, we are happy to do so. Please contact Bower Trading at 800-533-8045.

NOTE: We request that you mail the forms even if you submit electronically, so we have a copy for office records. Your account must be funded before you can begin trading.

    • Return Via Mail
    • Bower Trading
    • 324 Main Street, Ste. A
    • PO Box 415 (47902)
    • Lafayette, IN 47901
    • Return Via Fax
    • 765.742.5770
    • Via Email

Special Disclaimer for New Account Applicants

Account documents are not an offer of solicitation for the purchase or sale of any commodity. Before trading, one should be aware that with the potential for profits there is also potential for losses that may be very large. Futures investing involves risk and is not suitable for everyone. Those acting on this information are responsible for their own actions.

Additional Forms

Funding Instructions

Via Bank Wire


ABA#: 071-000-288


Account number: 367-171-6

For Final Credit: Customer Name and Account Number

Wire must state that funds are coming from ‘Account Name’ to be deposited to ‘Account Name,’ ‘Account Number.’

Please Contact Bower Trading at 800-533-8045 for your account number.

Via Check

Checks must have same name as is on the account.

Make checks payable to “R.J. O’Brien”.

Bower Trading, Inc.
324 Main Street, Suite A
P.O. Box 415
Lafayette, IN 47902

Account Withdrawals

To withdraw funds from your account, please call Bower Trading at 800.533.8045.

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The Market Letter will give you an intimate knowledge of these current market conditions from an experienced professional that will allow you to view the market like never before.

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As the investor decides the trades, Mr. Bower and account executives personally give advice to each of their clients as to the continuing changing market conditions in any given situation.

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Our staff has decades of experience from both behind a desk and in the production aspect, thus allowing you to make the most informed decisions possible.