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From TradeWise experts to your inbox. Option trading advice you can actually use.

The TradeWise advisory service applies your choice of strategies to make option trade recommendations. TradeWise sends those recommendations to your inbox. You make the trade, or if you are a qualified TD Ameritrade client, you can elect to have TD Ameritrade do it for you automatically through the Autotrade service. It’s easy— and TradeWise provides knowledgeable trade advice paired with valuable option education.


TradeWise Advisors, Inc., an affiliate of TD Ameritrade, provides options trade recommendations, backed by analytical insights, that are designed to meet specific risk-defined strategies. Paid subscriptions include:

  • Emailed opening, adjusting, and closing recommendations
  • An inside look at the step-by-step analytical methods that many veteran floor traders apply when making trade recommendations
  • Access to TradeWise strategies archive
  • Tutorials explaining each of the TradeWise trading strategies
  • Access to daily market news, upcoming earnings and industry events via Market Blog

TradeWise strategies are not intended for use in IRAs, may not be suitable or appropriate for IRA clients, and should not be relied upon in making the decision to buy or sell a security, or pursue a particular investment strategy in an IRA. To learn more about TradeWise, call 877-733-6786 or visit today.

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Autotrade is a service provided by TD Ameritrade that automatically enters trade recommendations you receive from TradeWise and other third-party newsletter providers into your TD Ameritrade account. Autotrade is available at no additional fee. There are subscription fees for the third-party newsletters and all trades initiated via Autotrade are subject to your individual commission rates and fees as a TD Ameritrade client. TradeWise and third-party newsletter recommendations cannot be executed in IRAs through the Autotrade service.


  • Convenience - You don't have to take the time to enter a trade when your newsletter provider makes a trade recommendation. Trades are automatically entered for you.
  • Control - You determine your allocations on a per trade basis. And you can terminate Autotrade at any time.
  • Simplicity - Set-up is simple. First, you will need to upgrade your account in order to access the Autotrade service**.

What are the risks?

As with all trading, there are risks, including risk of investment loss, to making trades via Autotrade depending on the type of trading you are doing. TD Ameritrade does not attest to the risk, accuracy, completeness or suitability of any third-party provider's recommendations. You should read all agreements, terms and conditions carefully and contact each provider to determine the individual risks.

Third-party newsletter providers

Listed below are some of the third-party newsletter providers participating in the Autotrade program. Please contact your provider for more information.

  • Big Trends
  • MT Options
  • OptionRun
  • OptionsAlarm
  • Investors Observer
  • MonthlyCashThruOptions
  • Option Principal
  • Terrys Tips***
  • MTGlobal Trader

Get started

1. Open an account to get access to the Autotrade service**.
2. Login to your account, go to the Trade tab, and select the Autotrade page.
3. Select the "Upgrade now" button to read and agree to the upgrade agreement for Autotrade.

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