thinkorswim® desktop

A powerful platform customized to you

With thinkorswim desktop you get access to elite-level trading tools and a platform backed by insights, education, and a dedicated trade desk. Experience the unparalleled power of a fully customizable trading experience, designed to help you nail even the most complex strategies and techniques.

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Test drive thinkorswim and practice your trading strategies without
putting any real money on the line. Sign up for a practice account to
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Innovative features by traders, for traders

You’re always refining your trading strategies, so we are always updating thinkorswim®. Our expert trading team uses feedback, insights and suggestions from traders like you to make sure our platforms are continuously innovated with the newest tools and features. Helping you navigate the market with technology that defines the cutting edge.

Advanced Trading

Analyze: the starting line for your strategy

Built on one of the most customizable tools in the industry, our Analyze section helps you put your concepts to the test. Explore our most popular features and build your trading tool belt.

Economic Data

Economic Data

Put your insight head-to-head with economic data straight from the Fed. 400,000 data points across the globe help you discover new key indicators and chart them over time against your own analyses to determine the right action to take.
Company Profile

Company Profile

Build your analysis on top industry authorities.*** Examine company revenue drivers with company data broken down by divisions and the percentage each drives to the bottom line. Make hypothetical adjustments to the key revenue drivers for each division based on what you think may happen and see how those changes could impact projected company revenue.
Options Statistics

Options Statistics

Our proprietary Sizzle Index™ quickly compares the day’s movements against the five-day average volume and volatility, so you can easily spot unusual conditions.1
Earnings Tool

Earnings Tool

Compare historical earnings per share, their effect on options prices, and original estimates side-by-side to pinpoint the trends in the market before putting your plan into action.

$0 commissions on online stock, ETF, and options trades

U.S. exchange-listed stocks, ETFs, and options. $0.65 per option contract

The market never rests. Neither do we.

A competitive market demands that traders keep up with a constant flow of information. That’s why we offer even more insightful features, designed to help you study, strategize, select and strike with speed, precision and intelligence unmatched by any other platform.

  • 24/5 Trading

    Trade on your schedule and take advantage of more potential market opportunities with 24/5 Trading. Trade select securities that span global markets 24 hours a day, five days a week.

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    Custom Alerts

    Strike the moment opportunity knocks with custom alerts for the events you care about. Choose from pre-selected lists of popular events or create your own using our powerful array of parameters.

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    Social Sentiment

    Study companies from every angle and visualize the public’s attitude towards a company over time, helping you make an informed trading decision.2

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    Strategy Roller

    Automate your strategy by using our predefined criteria to roll your covered call strategy forward every month. You’ll be promptly alerted on the status of your options strategies and orders, keeping you in control.3

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    Market Maker MoveTM (MMM)

    Determine which stocks may be making big moves by tracking the expected magnitude of price movement based on market volatility.

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    Market Monitor

    In real time, view the whole market displayed in easy-to-read heat mapping and graphics. View your portfolio, dive deep into forex rates, industry conference calls, and earnings.

The Learning Center: answers to your platform questions

Whether you need a comprehensive guide or a quick jumpstart via FAQ's, the Learning Center has the right resources for you.

thinkorswim platform for anywhere—or way— you trade

Opportunities wait for no trader. Take action wherever and however your trading style demands using our entire suite of thinkorswim platforms: desktop, web, and mobile.

thinkorswim web

Conveniently access essential tools with thinkorswim® web

With a streamlined interface, thinkorswim® web allows you to access your account anywhere with an internet connection and trade equities and derivatives in just a click.
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thinkorswim® mobile

thinkorswim® mobile: strike whenever the moment is right

Stay in lockstep with the market with desktop alerts, trades, and charts synced and optimized for your phone on the award-winning thinkorswim® mobile app.
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We're always here to help

Whether it's to gut check a trade or fine-tune a strategy, we have real traders ready to answer your toughest questions. Talk to experienced traders, day or night.

Our trade desk is here and ready to help. Call 866-839-1100

In-App Chat
Chat with us on the platform and even share your screen with our trade desk so they can answer your questions when you need it most.

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