Trading Tools

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

Create Watchlists on thinkorswim® Mobile (iPad)

Learn how to create and customize watchlists on the thinkorswim® iPad mobile app.

Conditional Orders on thinkorswim® Desktop

Learn how to create conditional orders on thinkorswim® desktop.

Buy & Sell Stock on thinkorswim® Mobile (Android)

Learn how to buy and sell stock on the thinkorswim® mobile app for Android.

Coding for Traders: Building Your Own Indicator

The thinkorswim® platform offers a way for traders to code their own indicator customized to their specifications so they can make more informed trading decisions.

Buy & Sell Stock on thinkorswim® mobile (iPhone)

Learn how to buy and sell stock on the thinkorswim® mobile app for iPhone.

Buy & Sell Stock on thinkorswim® Mobile (iPad)

Learn how to buy and sell stock on the thinkorswim® mobile app for iPad.

How to Set Up thinkorswim® for Stock Trading

In this tutorial, we'll demonstrate ways to set up the thinkorswim® desktop platform for stock trading.

thinkorswim® Trading Tools FAQs for New Traders

Learn how to use some of the most common trading tools available on the thinkorswim® platform. Becoming familiar with these tools can help new traders get started.

The Short Option: A Primer on Selling Options

Selling call and put options can be risky. Be wise and learn the basics of shorting options, including how to sell put options, what a short call option is, and more.

Customize Platform Appearance on thinkorswim®

Customize the color scheme and font size on thinkorswim®.