Our market maker-designed Trader Workstation (TWS) lets traders, investors and institutions
trade stocks, options, futures, forex, bonds, and funds on over 100 markets worldwide
from a single account.
Optimize your trading speed and efficiency with Trader Workstation (TWS). TWS offers the following benefits:
Trader Workstation provides a comprehensive and efficient trading workspace that lets you put all of the essentials at your fingertips.
Mosaic provides intuitive out-of-the-box usability with quick and easy access to comprehensive trading, order management, chart, watchlist and portfolio tools all in a single, customizable workspace. More...
The Advanced Order Management workspace is always available to traders who need more advanced tools and algos.
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Our real-time monitoring system lets you see the current state of your account at any time to give you the edge you need in changing market conditions. Real-time monitoring features include:
View account balances, margin, funds available for trading, market value and portfolio data for all of your products in the customizable, easy-to-read Account window.
See daily executions as well as net trading activity by symbol in our expandable trade reports.
View P&L on your trading screen and in the Account window.
Create real-time alerts based on price, time, margin and volume that notify you of important changes in the market.
Stay on top of your margin requirements with quick-glance summaries of potential deficiencies that help you avoid liquidation, and try "what if" Portfolio Margining to see your margin requirements using the Portfolio Margining system.
Monitor many contracts at once in a small window that you can move anywhere on your desktop. Create, resize and move multiple named Watchlist windows to fit your own trading style.
Different traders have different needs. Our advanced trading tools are custom-designed to enhance your trading environment.
Slice your large order into smaller, non-uniform increments and release them at random intervals over time to achieve the best price for your large volume orders without being noticed in the market.
Create and trade basket files and index-based baskets with complete order management.
Optimize your trading speed with single-click order submission from the deep book.
Trade Forex markets in our optimized FXTrader window, which includes real-time streaming quotes, up and down indicators, trading volumes, pending trades, executions, positions, and average price plus P&L.
Quickly and easily scan global markets for the top performing contracts, including stocks, options, futures, bonds, indexes and more, in numerous categories. Customize your scan with any combination of user-specified search criteria such as instrument type, market center(s), price and volume constraints, sector and industry, and more.
Use this integrated suite of options tools to analyze and manage options orders from a single customizable screen.
Quickly and easily rebalance your entire portfolio across all asset classes to simplify the process of realigning a portfolio based on your investment goals and risk tolerances.
Prevent your large-sized trades from being subject to increasingly deteriorating prices by easily scaling your order into smaller, incrementally priced components based on specified price and size instructions.
Create and manage complex futures, options and EFP spreads with ease.
Compare borrow rates on hard-to-borrow stocks using different borrow strategies, view the best rates for lending your own shares, and see the most cost-effective EFPs for investing your excess cash.
Click the Trading Tools tab above for more details about these and all of Trader Workstation’s trading tools.
Our comprehensive suite of sophisticated mathematical risk-assessment and price-measuring tools comes standard with TWS and includes:
View your portfolio risk across multiple asset classes, and view and assess specific risk slices of your portfolio.
Modify pricing assumptions and include them in the model price calculation using this sophisticated option model pricing tool.
Use the Option Analytics window to see values that reflect the rate of change of an option's price with respect to a unit change in each of a number of risk dimensions.
Practice your trading skills in a simulated trading environment with an Interactive Brokers Paper Trading account. If you currently have an IB account, you can experience the full range of Trader Workstation's trading capabilities in a real-time market environment without risking any of your own money.