Trading Tools

Learn about specialized tools traders may use to make trading decisions.

How to Short Sell Stocks on Schwab.com

Short selling stock is a bearish strategy that allows investors to potentially profit when a stock price falls. Learn how to open and close short trades on schwab.com.

How to Short a Stock on Schwab Mobile

Short selling stock is a bearish strategy that allows investors to potentially profit when a stock price falls. Learn how to open and close short trades on Schwab Mobile.

4 Reasons to Try Paper Trading

Paper trading isn't only for beginners. Here are four reasons you might benefit from a simulated trading experience.

Short Sell Orders on thinkorswim® Platform

Short selling stock is a bearish strategy that allows investors to potentially profit when a stock price falls. Learn how to open and close short trades on the thinkorswim® platform.

3 Order Types: Market, Limit, and Stop Orders

Market orders, limit orders, and stop orders are common order types used to buy or sell stocks and ETFs. Learn how and when a trader might use them.

New to thinkorswim®? Start here

Thinkorswim® brings together powerful features and real-time insights. Learn which of its platforms—desktop, mobile, and web—is right for your trading style and preference.

Using Options as a Stock Investor | Combining Option Strategies

Many investors are aware of long calls and short puts, but wonder if you combine them? Why would an investor do that?

Getting Started with thinkorswim®

This webcast focused on the gadget section on the thinkorswim platform.

Portfolio Margin Explained

Introducing the benefits and risks of Portfolio Margin as compared to Regulation T.

Trading Up-Close: Bear Markets & Bull Traps

Learn about what a bull trap is and why they show up during bear markets.