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Trading Tools & Platforms

Powerful trading platforms and tools. Always innovating for you.

Web Platforms

All the tools any level of investor needs to:

  • Access independent third-party research, educational resources, and planning tools
  • Stay up-to-date on the latest financial news from Yahoo! Finance in the customizable Dock
Web Platforms

thinkorswim Desktop

 A professional-level trading platform for serious traders looking for:

  • Elite level tools to perform analyses and test strategies
  • Idea generation with market scans and ability to monitor potential risk/reward
  • Onboarding tools like thinkManual and platform tutorials to get started quickly
  • Fully customizable, downloadable software
thinkorswim Desktop

thinkorswim Web

A streamlined thinkorswim experience featuring:

  • An intuitive interface that puts critical tools front and center
  • Preconfigured strategies that allow you to set up trades in just a click
  • Web-based access anywhere with an internet connection
thinkorswim Web

Mobile Trading

TD Ameritrade is the leader in mobile trading** with powerful mobile offerings for investors and traders that want:

  • A choice of device-optimized mobile apps, now including Apple Watch™
  • The ability to manage investments, seize opportunities, and more
Mobile Trading

Giving you more value in more ways

TD Ameritrade

E*Trade

Fidelity

Free access to all trading platforms

TD Ameritrade

Yes

E*Trade

Yes

Fidelity

Requires 36 trades per year

Free access to real-time streaming quotes and level II quotes on all platforms for non-professionals

TD Ameritrade

Yes

E*Trade

Streaming quotes only - conditions apply

Fidelity

Yes

Live help via in-app chat

TD Ameritrade

Yes

E*Trade

No

Fidelity

No

Ability to make options, futures and forex trades via mobile app

TD Ameritrade

Yes

E*Trade

Options and futures only

Fidelity

Options only

Create pre-defined covered call strategies that automatically roll forward#

TD Ameritrade

Yes

E*Trade

No

Fidelity

No

Ability to access, search and chart 400,000+ economic indicators straight from the Fed***

TD Ameritrade

Yes

E*Trade

No

Fidelity

No

Access to practice trading platform using historical and current market data

TD Ameritrade

Yes

E*Trade

No

Fidelity

No

Access to social sentiment tools to measure social media trends with charting indicators

TD Ameritrade

Yes

E*Trade

No

Fidelity

Yes

Comparison table data as of October 6, 2020

TD Ameritrade

E*Trade

Fidelity

Our platforms don’t just put power in your hands, they amplify it. See how technology can help you unlock your inner trader by finding the trading platform that’s right for you.

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Call us: 800-454-9272

175+ Branches Nationwide

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