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peterboxeo Oct 29, 15 1:41 PM

Thank you all ! I didn't get charged because im under free trading for 60 days under TDA promotion !

peterboxeo Oct 29, 15 1:43 PM

@Raidon I was looking to 30% but it failed and had a mental stop at 1 cent if that makes any sense haha Overall i just wanted to get my feet wet with the executions on real time because paper trading was not doing what I wanted it to do!

trader91 Oct 29, 15 5:39 PM

is td ameritrade good for shorting and buying penny stocks? and how much money do you need for margin? and do you use level 2 and charting and is it thinkorswim platform for charting and level 2, and are the executions great do you get filled?

peterboxeo Oct 29, 15 5:45 PM

@trader91 Havent started to short yet, still new but i tried on paper account and they did not have some shares to borrow. I think your best bet would be IB, which was my first option but i am not old enough to start an account (21+)... TDA minimum for margin is 2k, I do have a margin account with them and you need to sustain 2k. I do use LVL2 and charting on thinkorswim platform.. The excutions this morning were great, but this is my first broker. I am sure there are far better brokers that exe

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