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Is TD Ameritrade safe?

  • Investor protection: Securities Investor Protection Corporation (SIPC)
  • Regulation: FINRA US, CFTC US, NFA US, SEC US
  • Segregated account: yes
  • Guaranteed Stop Loss: no
  • Negative Balance Protection: no

Is TD Ameritrade trusted?

  • Information transparency: high ★★★★★
  • Customer service: ...
  • TD Ameritrade website: semi-detailed, updated ★★★
  • TD Ameritrade popularity (by visitor count): top visited ★★★★★

How TD Ameritrade works

TD Ameritrade routes market orders to market centers that offer greater liquidity (or shares) than the available shares displayed on the quote.

The vast majority of market orders executed receive a price better than the nationally published quote.

Execution speed: 0.08 seconds


TD Ameritrade Futures & Forex's business activity caters to self-directed retail futures and forex customers. TD Ameritrade Futures & forex clients do not have direct market or API access to the futures markets. TD Ameritrade Futures & Forex currently offers the ability to execute orders on the CME Group... trade include: interest rated, metals, currency... TD Ameritrade Futures & Forex offers approximately 70 different non-commission forex pairs. This business activity is supported by 100% of the firm's assets and capital.

TD Ameritrade Futures & Forex utilizes JP Morgan Chase Bank N.A. as its forex prime broker and JP Morgan, Citadel Securities, XTX Markets, and Virtu Financials as forex liquidity providers. TD Ameritrade Futures & Forex is not involved directly or indirectly in taking proprietary trading positions in listed derivatives or engaging in arbitrage activities of any kind. In addition, TD Ameritrade Futures & Forex is not involved in swaps or engaged in over-the-counter derivatives trading.

TD Ameritrade Futures & Forex executes forex trades on a Riskless Principal basis. TD Ameritrade Futures & Forex does not act in the capacity of a market maker or dealer.


TD Ameritrade is a member of the Securities Investor Protection Corporation ("SIPC"), which protects securities customers of its members up to $500,000 (including $250,000 for claims for cash).


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