August 17, 2022

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Options are not suitable for all investors as the special risks inherent to options trading may expose investors to potentially rapid and substantial losses. Options trading subject to TD Ameritrade review and approval. Please read Characteristics and Risks of Standardized Options​… before investing in options.

thinkorswim® is an industry-leading trading platform offering powerful trading tools, streaming real-time data, and powerful analytics. In this tutorial we’ll provide a high-level tour of the most commonly used features of the thinkorswim® trading platform.

0:00​ Welcome
0:09​ Downloading thinkorswim
0:36​ Logging in to thinkorswim
0:51​ thinkorswim layout
1:42​ Left hand sidebar setup
3:20​ Watchlists
4:34​ Intro to Charts
5:52​ Switching chart types
6:20​ Chart settings and style
7:20​ Selecting a chart timeframe
8:32​ Placing a market order to buy stock
11:24​ Monitoring Working Orders
12:00​ Placing a limit order to buy stock
12:33​ Canceling and replacing orders
13:53​ Buying a single option
15:19​ Monitoring and closing an existing position
16:25​ Education Center tour
17:09​ Creating a Support/Chat request

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