Connect ThinkorSwim With MarketXLS
Introduction
Thinkorswim is an electronic trading platform by TD Ameritrade used to trade financial assets. It is suited for self-directed stock, options, and futures traders. TD Ameritrade provides services for self-directed option traders and institutional users who invest in equities, exchange-traded funds, futures, mutual funds, and bonds.
It offers clients a choice of platforms aimed at different levels of expertise, including its basic website, mobile apps, and Thinkorswim, which is designed for derivatives-focused active traders. The platform can be customized to your exact specifications, with tabs allowing easy access to your most-used features.
Think or Swim Walkthrough (For MarketXLS Users)
MarketXLS now supports integration with major brokers in the market including ThinkorSwim. Here is how you can integrate MarketXLS with ThinkorSwim:
(Steps 1-2 are only necessary if the customer is not already running TOS)
  1. 1.
    Make sure the Think or Swim platform is fully installed (not a web-based version) https://www.tdameritrade.com/tools-and-platforms/thinkorswim/desktop/download.htm
  1. 1.
    Open the Think or Swim platform and keep it running.
  2. 2.
    Open Excel and start using MarketXLS. Functions are pre-loaded.
  3. 3.
    Type =tos in a cell and the functions list will load
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