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FAQs: Opening

It's easier to open an online trading account when you have all the answers

We make it hassle-free, fast, and simple to open your online trading account at TD Ameritrade. Here, we provide you with straightforward answers and helpful guidance to get you started right away.

FAQs:

1. What is the minimum amount required to open an account?

2. What is the fastest way to open a new account?

3. What types of investments can I make with a TD Ameritrade account?

4. Can I trade margin or options?

5. Can I write checks from my account?

6. Do I earn interest in my account?

7. Are there restrictions on funds deposited to my account?

8. Are there any fees?

9. Is my account protected?

10. Can I trade OTC bulletin boards, pink sheets, or penny stocks?

11. How do I endorse stock certificates over to TD Ameritrade to open an account?

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Call us: 800-454-9272

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