How to Use Thinkorswim – Trading Class

Get your guide to trading on one of the most popular trading platforms - Thinkorswim!

Are you trading on Thinkorswim and want to take your trading skills to a new level? With Bruce Marshall's Thinkorswim course you will be able to improve your ability to navigate your Thinkorswim desktop efficiently, and master using TOS charts, scans, and more. Unlock the full potential of the TOS platform today with the help of Bruce and his almost 30 years of options trading experience, both for his own account and for some of Wall Street’s largest institutions and hedge funds.

What Will You Learn?

  • How to make a trade on Thinkorswim – Bruce walks you step-by-step through several example trades from scratch using the Analyze tab, the Trade tab, and then the Charts tab. You’ll see how Bruce sets up trades front to back, top to bottom, every step of the process.
  • How to do risk management on Thinkorswim – you’ll learn to unlock each position’s full profit potential (and minimize the risk) with a few tricks to help you get the most out of your brokerage platform
  • How to analyze your options trading strategies – see how to get an advantage over traders who don’t know how to properly analyze their options strategies
  • How Bruce uses each Tab in TOS through organized tutorials
  • How to use the Thinkorswim Analyze tab – to visually “see” how your trade will react to volatility changes BEFORE you enter the trade
  • How to create your own effective exit trading strategies using Thinkorswim’s little-known features.
  • Why a single setting can make the key difference between profit and loss on a trade
  • How to model, calculate and read the risk to reward ratios
  • How to make a trading checklist to follow before entering any trade on
  • And so much more…

Course Breakdown

  • Strategy Session Total Run Time: 4 hours and 44 minutes
    • – Introduction (15 mins)
      – Chart Tab (24 mins)
      – Random Tabs Scans Tools (13 mins)
      – Market Watch Tab (16 mins)
      – Analyze Tab (28 mins)
      – Analyze Risk Profile (73 mins)
      – Trade Tab (30 mins)
      – Monitor Tab (32 mins)
      – Recap and Summary (53 mins)

About the Content Providers:

  • Bruce Marshall

    About Bruce: Bruce is our Income Trading Specialist and devoted mentor. After spending many years on Wall Street managing institutional and retail accounts, we are lucky to have him trading in our Gold room most days. Bruce’s style is very versatile. Great for beginners, because he makes sure to give detailed explanations and also for experienced traders who are looking for new ideas. If you have a full-time job and can’t sit in front of the computer and watch markets all day, this is a great trading style for you.