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Getting Started with TWS for Advisors

Trading Course
Level Beginner

We have divided this course in two to address both trading and CRM. This course deals with an introduction to Trader Workstation (TWS) for Advisors where you will learn how to navigate TWS, monitor your clients’ and your firm’s aggregate positions. We show you how to trade for an individual client and for several (or all) clients at a time. And we introduce the Order Allocation Tool, which really gets to the heart of order management. You will learn to build Model Portfolios, how to allocate clients’ money to a Model as well as how to rebalance a portfolio. We also show you how to navigate the Tax Harvester Tool enabling you to run your individual client’s portfolio efficiently.

The Trader Workstation Allocation Order Tool allows an advisor to quickly and accurately allocate a single trade in stocks, options, futures, or future options into their clients’ accounts. Advisors can narrow down the list of eligible accounts by using a variety of filters and choose the allocation method prior to submitting the trade.

Advisors can craft their ideal client investment model in record time with professionally built, research-driven models. Enjoy free access to browse and select models from the marketplace and seamlessly integrate the models into the TWS Model Portfolios feature.

Our Custom Indexing tool allows advisors to quickly build portfolios modeled after Index ETFs, and easily customize them to accommodate client investment goals. Unlike ETFs, clients own fractional shares of each component stock, so financial advisors can adjust weightings and exclude stocks or sectors in accordance with client needs.

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