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Reviewed against 12 other online brokers, TD Ameritrade received five stars for Overall Broker in the StockBrokers.com 2018 Online Broker Review. We rated #1 in several categories, including "Customer Service" (2 years in a row) "Platforms & Tools" (7 years in a row), "Education" (6 years in a row), and "New Investors" (6 years in a row). We also received several industry awards, including #1 for "Broker Innovation," "Trader App" (TD Ameritrade Mobile Trader), "Phone Support" (2 years in a row), "Trader Community" (4 years in a row) and "Desktop Platform" (thinkorswim®) (3 years in a row). We were also rated Best in Class (within the top 5) for "Offering of Investments" (4 years in a row), "Research" (7 years in a row), "Mobile Trading" (6 years in a row), "Ease of Use" (2 years in a row), "Active Trading" (8 years in a row), and "Options Trading" (8 years in a row). Read the full article..
TD Ameritrade was evaluated against 18 others in the 2018 Barron's Online Broker Review, March 24, 2018. The firm was ranked 1st in the categories "Best for Long-Term Investing," "Best for Novices," and "Best for Usability." TD Ameritrade was also awarded the highest star ratings (4.5) in "Best for Options Traders" (shared with 2 others) and (4.5) in "Best for Investor Education" (shared with 2 others). Also received 4 stars in "Best for Frequent Traders" and "Best for In-Person Service." The firm also received highest rankings for "Mobile" (4.9/5, tied with one other), "Trading Experience & Technology" (4.8/5, tied with one other), and "Research Amenities" (4.9/5, tied with three others). Star ratings are out of a possible 5. Barron's is a trademark of Dow Jones. L.P. All rights reserved.
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Options are not suitable for all investors, as the special risks inherent to options trading may expose investors to potentially rapid and substantial losses. Options trading privileges subject to TD Ameritrade review and approval. Please read Characteristics and Risks of Standardized Options before investing in options.
Futures and futures options trading is speculative and is not suitable for all investors. Please read the Risk Disclosure for Futures and Options prior to trading futures products. Futures trading privileges subject to TD Ameritrade review and approval. Futures accounts are not protected by the Securities Investor Protection Corporation (SIPC).
Options, futures, and/or forex trading privileges subject to TD Ameritrade review and approval. Not all account owners will qualify.
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Probability analysis results are theoretical in nature, not guaranteed, and do not reflect any degree of certainty of an event occurring.