This is the worst broker-dealer on the planet. How anyone with any knowledge of the market, margin and options can trade with them is beyond me. They have some of the most unsophisticated and unsmart guys working there in their so-called "active trader." department. They have terrible service. Takes 45-50 (often minutes to get through to them; and then you reach the wrong department. Many of their so-called registered reps have very minimal , if any, knowledge of margin and options. I suggert you avoid E*Trade.