Discussion in 'Options' started by options101, Nov 19, 2007.
This is a new offering from TD currently in BETA, anyone tried it?
I tried it at the Traders Expo. It has a few bells and whistles but cannot handle more than a simple spread order. I asked about a double diagonal and they said that would require 2 separate orders. I use TOS now and TD has a long way to go. The only feature I really liked that was tha ability to build an order from the options ladder by adding +/- numbers besides any entry. You can build orders on TOS but not in the same manner. I would stick with OptionsXpress, IB or TOS unless you already have a TD account.
Hold CTRL when selecting options to do a funky ass spread in TOS? Is that what you are referring to?
Exactly, you can just press and hold CTRL and then click on the bids/asks of any number of options in the chains you like to get any spread you want.
Thanks. I learn something every day!
The only thing a bit nicer on the TD software was the ability to go up and down the ladder and change +/- numbers to build the spread. But it was only a bit nicer. Unbalanced double diagonals is about the most complex thing that I do.
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