TD Ameritrade Launches Learning Center in thinkorswim® Platform
Nov 21st 2012 8:51AM
Updated Nov 21st 2012 8:52AM
TD Ameritrade Launches Learning Center in thinkorswim ® Platform
New Learning Center Help Traders Easily Navigate Through Features, Tools and Quickly Learn About Latest Platform Enhancements
OMAHA, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- TD Ameritrade, Inc. ("TD Ameritrade"), a broker dealer subsidiary of TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation (NYS: AMTD) , announced the addition of a Learning Center to its thinkorswim® professional-style trading platform. Traders can browse the archives to learn more about tools like Use the News or the FX Currency Map all in one convenient place.
"The Learning Center is designed to help traders master the thinkorswim platform," said Steve Quirk, senior vice president of TD Ameritrade's Trader Group. "We've received high industry accolades for being best for novice traders* and pride ourselves on leveling the playing field by providing Wall Street-like tools to Main Street. Our new Learning Center streamlines the learning process for new and current thinkorswim users and can help our clients get the most out of our intuitive trading tools and features."
Accessible from a new user-friendly home screen and free to TD Ameritrade clients using the thinkorswim platform, the Learning Center contains:
- Video tutorials and guides on thinkorswim features
- Access to webcasts, online courses, and trading strategy functionality
- Publications, like thinkMoney®magazine and articles packed with market insight
- Comprehensive Frequently Asked Questions compiled by the thinkorswim support staff based on the most common client platform questions
"To-date, clients are spending an average of eight minutes per visit on the thinkorswim Learning Center, and thousands of traders are clarifying their use of thinkorswim with this powerful new resource daily," continued Quirk. "Our FAQ, Glossary and Trading Strategies are updated on a weekly, and sometimes even on a daily, basis so our clients can rest assured the content will stay fresh and relevant."
The Learning Center is the informational hub for thinkorswim, focused on how to effectively use the platform and all of its advanced features and functionality. For traders already experienced with thinkorswim, the Learning Center provides additional, up-to-date information on the platform's newest features.
For more information on the thinkorswim Learning Center please visit: http://tlc.thinkorswim.com
For more information on the thinkorswim platform please visit https://www.tdameritrade.com/tools-and-platforms/thinkorswim/features.page.
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*In Barron's17th annual ranking of online brokers, published March 12, 2012, TD Ameritrade received 4 stars in the "Best for Novices" category and the thinkorswim trading platform led TD Ameritrade to be named in the "Best for Frequent Traders" and "Best for Options Traders" categories . TD Ameritrade was evaluated against 26 others in the 2012 review. Barron's is a trademark of Dow Jones, L.P. All rights reserved. http://webreprints.djreprints.com/2866560629215.pdf
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