Advanced trading technology all in one place

From stocks to options. From order-slicing to block allocations. TD Ameritrade Institutional's thinkpipes platform is virtually your one-stop shop for all of your trading and portfolio needs.


thinkpipes advanced trading capabilities and other features include:

  • Extensive charting capabilities to chart equities, ETFs, options, and indices. Customize chart timeframes to view long-term charts or intra-day charts that update in real-time
  • Robust portfolio analytics and pre-trade simulations to run detailed, transaction-based analysis on portfolios, reconcile performance, and measure risk
  • Real-time risk management allows you to assess risk on your clients' positions and make informed decisions
  • Complex options functionality to help you implement covered call or spread strategies, or more complex strategies like iron condors and butterflies. The robust options trading functionality will exceed your expectations
  • The ability to place not-held orders, using algorithms such as VWAP, TWAP, and Percentage of Volume
  • An advanced order slicing tool that allows you to create algorithmic trade parameters for equity, ETF, and single leg option trades
  • A delayed quote capability*, which may help you avoid paying exchange fees for streaming market data

thinkpipes integrates with Veo®, our core account management and trading platform, allowing trading and account information to flow seamlessly between both applications.

Now available on thinkpipes:
Live streaming CNBC

Looking for market insight? Tune into CNBC to stay on top of the latest market news. Or tap into our newest feature: streaming trader TV. Tap into new trading ideas with premium content streamed daily from tastytrade.

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Learn More

If you are interested in learning more about TD Ameritrade Institutional and thinkpipes' advanced trading capabilities and streaming market data, call 866-547-6124. If you already custody with us, please email us at, or call Technology Services at 800-431-3500, option 3.

Options are not suitable for all investors as the special risks inherent to options trading may expose investors to potentially rapid and substantial losses. Options trading subject to TD Ameritrade review and approval. Please read Characteristics and Risks of Standardized Options before investing in options.

Access to real-time market data is conditioned on acceptance of the exchange agreements.

*In order to enable delayed quotes, please contact the thinkpipes Support Desk.

TD Ameritrade Institutional and tastytrade, Inc. are separate, unaffiliated companies. TD Ameritrade is not responsible for any third-party content or opinions presented. Tom Sosnoff is not a representative of TD Ameritrade.