TD Ameritrade

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Trade commission–free for 60 days

+ get up to $600*

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Fair, straightforward pricing.

No hidden fees or complicated pricing structures.

Tools & Platforms

Powerful trading platforms and tools. Always innovating for you.

Tools & Platforms

Web Platform

Web Platform

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
  • Track social sentiment and volume with social signals, a one of a kind trading resource that pulls insights from Twitter
Web Platform
Trade Architect

Trade Architect

An intuitive trading platform for active traders who want to:

  • View live, streaming news from CNBC
  • Generate ideas and identify trends with stock and option screeners and independent research
  • Manage trades from customizable, interactive charts with a variety of technical studies
Trade Architect


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 Swim Lessons to get started quickly
TD Ameritrade is the leader in mobile trading** with powerful offerings for investors and traders.

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
  • Access to the #1 trading app in the App Store
Mobile Trading

Giving you more value in more ways

TD AmeritradeE*TradeFidelitySchwab
Access to All Trading PlatformsFreeRequires 30 trades per quarter or platform feeRequires 36 trades per yearFree
Access to Real-Time Streaming Quotes on All PlatformsFree for non-professionalsPlatform fee or conditions applyPlatform conditions applyFree for non-professionals
Access to Level II QuotesFree for non-professionalsPlatform fee or conditions applyPlatform conditions applyPlatform conditions apply
Access to Trading SpecialistsFreeRestrictions applyRestrictions applyRestrictions apply
Ability to Make Complex Options, Futures and Forex Trades via Mobile AppYes (TD Ameritrade Mobile Trader)Yes (Complex Options)NoNo
Create Pre-defined Covered Call Strategies that Automatically Roll Forward****Yes (StratregyRoller™ in thinkorswim)NoNoNo
Virtual, Practice Trading Historical and Current MarketsYes (PaperMoney® and thinkOnDemand™)NoNoNo
Live Audio from the Futures PitYesNoNoNo

Metric data as of February 11, 2016

**Number of ETFs as of February 12, 2016

Features that Give You What You Need

Heat Maps

Pinpoint market strength and weakness using a visual and intuitive interface.

Objective Research

Access third-party research from top names in the market, absolutely free.

Integrated Watch Lists

Stay on top of your investments and trading ideas with Watch Lists, integrated across any platform, including mobile.

Live-streaming CNBC

View streaming CNBC and CNBC International for breaking news and more.

myTrade Community*

Share ideas with other traders, plus get insight generation from pros.

Idea Generation

Use our tools and research to get ideas that help you explore the next potential trading opportunity.

Like Nothing Else

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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Choose What Works for You

At TD Ameritrade, we understand that every trader and investor is different. That’s why you get your choice of the platform that best fits your needs. Plus on-the-go mobile access keeps you in the know.

Need help choosing? Call 800-454-9272 and a platform specialist can help.


Support and Training that Helps You Get Started Fast

Get access to videos, webcasts, and articles on popular investing and trading topics for all levels of experience. Onboarding resources for trading platforms, such as the thinkorswim thinkManual and Learning Center, help you to begin trading right away.

The TD Ameritrade Difference

All of our platforms come with the backing of value, support, and knowledge – giving you more than just a technical edge.

No platform fees***

Never pay a fee to use our trading platforms.

Knowledgeable support

Hit the ground running with onboarding resources and support.

Exclusive education

Sharpen your trading skills with interactive resources on topics like futures, forex, options, and more.

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