The following securities have additional requirements in place, and some trading strategies have been limited to only allow clients to trade with their own capital on hand, not borrowed funds. You can continue to place buy and sell stock orders, as well as some option strategies.
Please keep in mind that security requirements/strategy limitations can be added and may change at any time, without notice due to volatility or other market conditions.
For clients interested in trading non-exchange-traded, Over The Counter (OTC) stocks, the industry is currently experiencing unusually high trading volume and third-party market makers currently may be delayed or in certain limited circumstances unable to complete trades in certain OTC stocks. Some market makers may reject unmarketable sell limit orders with a limit price far away from the stock price. For more information, please visit Company Statements | About Schwab.
Trading in extremely volatile markets presents a number of inherit risks as securities may move quickly up and down. TD Ameritrade continues to be committed to helping investors better understand what can be behind these moves and how to navigate the market impacts.
Here are a few of the many educational resources we have available to you:
In Defiance of Gravity: What’s a Short Squeeze and Why Do They Happen? - The Ticker Tape
Trading Micro Caps and Investing in Penny Stocks: A Big Look at the Tiny - The Ticker Tape
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