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Stay in the Know With Equity IPO and Fixed-Income New Issue Alerts

We are happy to announce that you can now sign up to receive an email alert whenever an equity initial public offering (IPO) or fixed-income new issue offering that we are participating in becomes available. Equity IPO alerts To sign up, go to Research & Ideas > Alerts > Equity IPOs. Once enrolled, you’ll receive an email whenever a deal we are ...

April 21, 2017

You Have Nothing to Lose When Playing With paperMoney®

Do you know what pilots, product engineers and online gamers all have in common? At some point in their lives they have likely all used ...

April 7, 2017

Sound the Alarm! Price Alerts Now Available on TD Ameritrade Mobile

Markets can move fast and tracking the price movements of all your positions and watch lists can be daunting. The TD Ameritrade Mobile app now has your back with ...

March 10, 2017

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 ...

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 …