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Alexa, Ask TD Ameritrade: Amazon Skill Reads Market Updates, Quotes and More

In today’s fast-paced world, you wake up, brew your morning coffee, frantically try to get rid of that bed head, dash out the door, and weave in-and-out of morning rush hour traffic on your way to the office. All before 8 a.m. You’re busy. But, in all the franticness, you need to stay up-to-date with what’s happening in today’s financial markets. Thanks to the new ...

March 3, 2017

Tax Season (and More) Made Simpler With the TD Ameritrade Mobile App

Tax season is here again. Meeting with your accountant or doing your own taxes but missing your 1099...

February 21, 2017

5 New Features: IPOs & Fixed-Income New Issues

This past fall we told you that good things were on the way in relation to our IPO and fixed-income new-issue offerings, and now they have officially ...

January 27, 2017

Cost Basis: Gains, Losses and Mythical Beings

Cost basis: It’s that ever morphing figure that may elude even the best of us. So, what exactly is a cost basis? By definition, a cost basis is the original value of a ...

December 30, 2016

Your Triple Threat: Screeners, Watch Lists and Alerts

In Hollywood, a “triple-threat” is a performer who can not only act, but sing and dance as well. In basketball, it’s a player that is equally adept at passing, dribbling...

November 29, 2016

New Earnings Features on thinkorswim

Earnings announcements are crunch time. Each quarter, publicly-traded companies are obliged to share fundamental information on the state of their business...

November 21, 2016

New Candlestick Pattern Tool on thinkorswim

From “Concealing Baby Swallow” to “Identical Three Crows” it may seem as though all the innuendoes and hidden trader slang has been accounted for...

October 31, 2016

Make It Your Own: New Custom Filters on My Stocks Overview

We shared three reasons to visit the My Stocks Overview page earlier this year. The dashboard displays your recent activity and provides...

September 20, 2016

Helpful Tools for Earnings Season (and the thinkorswim Challenge!)

The third annual thinkorswim Challenge virtual trading competition kicks off on Monday, October 5th which is also the beginning of the Fall Earnings Season ...

September 1, 2016

New Economic Data Tool on thinkorswim

There’s an old saying; “The stock market has predicted nine of the last five recessions.”

September 1, 2016

Charting in thinkorswim's Economic Data Tool

By now, you’ve hopefully gotten the chance to check out the latest thinkorswim® release—the Economic News tool.

August 29, 2016

Sharpening My Trading Habits with FRED

I recently bought my son the Scooby Doo Lego Mystery Mansion which ended in an epic mom fail when we discovered that the most coveted character...

August 18, 2016

The Perfect Pair: Your Dock and Yahoo Finance News

The dock on the TD Ameritrade web site was already a go-to resource for your most-used information, like account balances, stock watch lists, and important ...

July 29, 2016

Finding Investment Opportunities The Modern Way: Through Social Media

Back in January 2014, as a polar vortex bore down on Manhattan and I was sick at home reading Twitter, I had a tech epiphany while following Brian...

May 24, 2016

Deposits & Transfers: Four New Activity Tab Features

In order to make managing and moving funds in your account hassle-free, we've made a few enhancements to In addition to our new …

April 27, 2016

Deposits & Transfers Overview: New Page, 3 New Features

It's time to meet the new page on the block. We recently added an Overview page to our Deposits & Transfers section. It’s a great place to compare all of the ...

March 29, 2016

3 Ways to Research Investment Ideas on

Searching for a stock investment can sometimes feel like looking for a needle in a haystack. After all, there are thousands of stocks and funds listed...

February 29, 2016

3 Reasons to Visit Stocks Overview—Every Market Day

We think you'll like the customization of TD Ameritrade’s Stocks Overview page so much that you'll want to visit it every single market day ...