A NEW TRADING PLATFORM AT TD AMERITRADE
Keep your eyes peeled this summer for a new web-based trading platform from
TD Ameritrade. Why’s it a big deal? There’s no need to download an app or
use a specific device. We are launching a web-based leg of the TD Ameritrade
trading tripod, a complement to the capabilities of the thinkorswim® desktop
platform from TD Ameritrade and Mobile Trader.
So, because it operates as a web page, does that mean it lacks certain capabilities? Not necessarily. You still get the full trading product package. And that means
you can trade, analyze your risks, and manage your positions all in one place.
This new web-based trading application is simple, but offers a powerful tool set
that’s focused on portfolio management for our sophisticated trading clients. And
it incorporates all of the latest trading technology from TD Ameritrade.
TD Ameritrade will be rolling out access to the new site over the course of the
summer in small waves. If you’re one of our early adopters, please share your
experience with us using the feedback link on the site.
BETA WEIGHTING ON MOBILE
Your portfolio probably includes different asset types—stocks, options, futures,
and so on. You may know how each of those positions is performing, but what
about your entire portfolio? There may be times, such as year-end or during
a market correction, that prompt you to look at your portfolio as a whole. But
simply looking at how each asset type is performing might not give you an
accurate picture. Each component of your portfolio is measured differently,
so comparing their performance against each other may not be the best
anticipated by presenters and attendees
alike. They really are a highlight of my year.
Each Education Day has a different
educational emphasis. This year’s focus is
retirement planning. Every TD Ameritrade
account owner is invited to attend one or
all of the scheduled presentations at no
cost. We go to great lengths to ensure that
our clients are among the best-educated
self-directed investors in the marketplace.
The format for Education Day is live-
streamed webcasts that run throughout
the day, with short breaks between each
15- to 45-minute
online, you can join
from any device of
your choice in the
comfort of your
home, office, bus,
events offers the
listen in real time
to your education coach’s insights on the
scheduled topic and to get answers to your
questions via a live chat function. And if you
miss a webcast or would like to review a
session, archives for each event can also be
found on the Education Day site.
As an example of the sort of value you
might expect when attending Education
Day, our last event included nine retire-ment-oriented webcasts delivered by five
education coaches and two invited guests.
There were presentations for investors in
every stage of retirement, from those beginning their journey toward retirement
to those who have already entered their
These events provide an opportunity for
us to return something of real value to our
clients. We saw record-breaking numbers
throughout Education Day in March, and we
hope to see even more TD Ameritrade
account owners take advantage of this
unique resource this fall.
Click on the link
from within your
account, or visit
on the Go
BIG IDEA: GLOOM OR GLORY, YOU WANT TO KNOW
WHAT THE MARKETS ARE DOING. AND WITH
YOUR MOBILE DEVICE, YOU CAN ACCESS JUST
ABOUT EVERYTHING YOU NEED WITHOUT
BEING TIED TO YOUR TRADING DESK. HERE ARE
SOME TOOLS THAT COULD KEEP YOU EVEN
MORE ENGAGED WITH THE MARKETS.