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Options

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A superior option for options trading

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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.

Trade commission–free for 90 days
+ get up to $600 + the Essential Option Strategies book*

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Six reasons to trade options with TD Ameritrade

Innovative platformsdesktop and mobile trading platforms

Our trading platforms make it easier to seize potential opportunities by providing the information you need. Schedule a 30-minute platform consultation with a trading specialist to help you find the platform that's the best fit for you.

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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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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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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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TradeWise Advisors, Inc., an affiliated options advisory newsletter service led by veteran floor traders, will take you step-by-step through the options trading process, share their strategies, and send their recommendations right to your inbox.***

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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 thinkorswim1 and the TD Ameritrade Mobile Trader 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.

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

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

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.

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