TD Ameritrade Thinkorswim clients could safely log on into their Thinkorswim account by hitting "Click to login" button link below which will take
them to the TD Ameritrade Thinkorswim login page (member sign in screen).
TD Ameritrade's flagship software is thinkorswim, a desktop platform with some very advanced trading features. Here's a rundown on the strengths and weaknesses of the software:
- Some of the best charting tools among brokers' platforms are on thinkorswim. Over 400 technical studies and 20 drawing tools can be used. These include analysis tools such as Three Black Crows, Dark Cloud Cover, trend lines, and Fibonacci retracements.
- A chart can be detached to make it full screen.
- The platform includes paperMoney, a trading system with $200,000 of virtual currency so investors can practice trading on the platform without risking a dime of real money.
- Forex and futures can be traded on thinkorswim. Charts can also be displayed for futures and forex, and includes the software's technical indicators.
- Advanced orders can be utilized. These include order cancels other (OCO), stop limit, trailing stop, market on close, limit on close, and others.
- Due to its sophistication, the program will appeal to advanced and professional traders.
- Investors who aren't yet clients of TD Ameritrade can nevertheless try out the software free of charge.
- Besides trading tools, thinkorswim has plenty of technology to keep traders up to speed with the rest of the financial world, including heat maps, financing rates, an economic calendar, security scanners, alerts, and much more.
- TD Ameritrade offers daily Swim Lessons, which are live webcasts to help traders learn the software.
- The broker has a mobile version of thinkorswim. The app has the best charting software of any mobile platform in the industry. There are hundreds of technical studies that can be used on a smartphone or tablet. Paper trading is also a feature of the mobile platform.
- Both the desktop and mobile platforms are completely free to use for all TD Ameritrade clients. There are no account minimums, no fees, and no trading requirements.
- The mobile app can be synched with the desktop system so that trades, alerts, and charts are consistent across all devices used.
- High commissions compared to many other online brokers such as Scottrade or TradeKing.
- Compared to other platforms, thinkorswim is more time-consuming and difficult to learn. TradeKing's LIVE and Optionshouse's platform, for example, are more user friendly and require fewer hours to learn.
- The interface is more difficult to read compared to some simpler platforms, such as TD Ameritrade's Trade Architect and Schwab's StreetSmart Edge.
- There are many options and customizations in thinkorswim, making the amount of information on the screen somewhat overwhelming.
You could click on Thinkorswim Login screenshot above and the link will take into Thinkorswim's log on screen.
Updated on 1/11/2017.