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Call us: 800-454-9272

175+ Branches Nationwide

Now introducing commission-free online trading.

Applies to US exchange listed stocks, ETFs, and options. A $0.65 per contract fee applies for options trades. A $6.95 commission applies to trades of over-the-counter (OTC) stocks which includes stocks not listed on a U.S. exchange.

Options

A superior option for options trading

Options can be a useful tool, especially in volatile markets, allowing for greater leverage and the ability to hedge your positions and potentially generate additional income. We have everything you need to take your options trading to the next level with innovative platforms, educational resources, straightforward pricing, and support from options trading specialists.

Six reasons to trade options with TD Ameritrade


  • Innovative platforms

    Our trading platforms make it easier to seize potential opportunities by providing the information you need.

  • Free education

    Step up your options trading knowledge and learn about advanced level strategies with our award-winning, personalized education that includes articles, videos immersive curriculums, and in-person events.

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    Extensive product access

    Options trading is available on all of our platforms. Qualified investors can also use options in an IRA account, and options on futures and portfolio margin in a brokerage account.

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    No hidden fees

    Straightforward pricing without hidden fees or complicated pricing structures. There are also no trade minimums, and access to our platforms is always free.**

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    24/7 support

    Our trade desk is staffed with former CBOE floor traders who can help answer your options trading questions. Call us at 866-839-1100 day or night.

Technology built by traders for traders

With features like Options Statistics, Options Probabilities, and the Analyze Tab, our #1 rated trading platform thinkorswim Desktop1 and the thinkorswim Mobile App can help position you for options trading success. We put the tools you need to make more informed options trading decisions, quickly and efficiently, all in one place.

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Options Statistics

Refine your options strategy with our Options Statistics tool. Look at the put-call ratio to identify the potential direction of the underlying security. Assess the IV% to determine a buying or selling strategy. And use our Sizzle Index to help identify if option activity is unusually high or low.
Options Probabilities on Laptop

Options Probabilities

Weigh the potential risk of your trade against the potential reward using our Option Probabilities tool built right in the option chain.
Analyze feature on smartphone

Analyze Tab

Our Analyze Tab allows you to see risk/reward graphs showing potential profit and loss based on “what if” scenarios so you can craft your options strategy with confidence.

Get in touch Call or visit a branch

Call us: 800-454-9272

175+ Branches Nationwide

Now introducing commission-free online trading.

Applies to US exchange listed stocks, ETFs, and options. A $0.65 per contract fee applies for options trades. A $6.95 commission applies to trades of over-the-counter (OTC) stocks which includes stocks not listed on a U.S. exchange.

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