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thinkorswim Trading Platform

Step 1: Register

Setup your username and password

Step 2: Download the desktop software

Download the software and login to start trading in your paperMoney® practice account. This will be required if you wish to trade using our desktop software platform.

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Step 3: Ready for live trading?

You must open and fund a U.S. dollar margin account to access live trading. Once your account has been opened, simply contact our Trade Desk to have live trading enabled for the desktop software, web, and mobile U.S. Trading Platforms.

The Trade Desk is available at 1-877-348-6722, Monday through Friday, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. ET.

Note: paperMoney® practice accounts are currently accessible through the desktop software and mobile trading platforms only.

To log in to paperMoney®, follow these instructions:

  1. Select “TD Waterhouse Canada” in the top right “Account With” drop-down box
  2. Select the “paperMoney®” icon in the middle of the screen
  3. Enter your username and password chosen at the time of registration
  4. Select “OK” to complete the login process

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