Getting Started Topics

Open an account
Log on to ®
Make your first trade
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Check your account
What's next?


Making your first trade

At this point, you should have received your Welcome Kit from us and logged onto the ® Web site as a member.

Follow these basic steps to buy stocks on ' ®:

  1. Making sure that your deposit has been posted.
    Check the Accounts/Balances page now to see if your initial deposit has been posted to your account and what your cash available is.

  2. Getting a stock quote.
    Find out how much a certain stock costs.

  3. Placing a stock order.
    If you know what stock you want and what type of order you want to place, fill out the Trading screen.

  4. Checking the status of your order.
    See if your order has been executed and filled as you expect.