FAQ

Get answers to the most frequently asked questions about TradersPost.

Can I paper trade with my TD Ameritrade account?

TD Ameritrade does not support paper trading. Only the ThinkOrSwim platform supports paper trading and ThinkOrSwim does not provide an API for TradersPost to integrate with. If you would like to get started paper trading, you can register a free account with Alpaca.

Do I need a TradingView account?

No. You can subscribe to existing strategies that have been published on TradersPost. An account on TradingView is only required if you want to connect your own custom strategies to TradersPost.

Does TradersPost require coding?

No. TradersPost does not require coding. You can easily connect strategies to TradersPost that other traders have created and published on TradingView.

I don't have a supported broker, how can I get started?

TradersPost comes with an unlimited amount of free paper account that lets you test strategies and get familiar with the platform.

Does TradersPost support crypto?

Not yet, but it is on the roadmap.

Does TradersPost support options?

Yes, please email [email protected] if you wish to have options enabled on your account.

What brokers does TradersPost support?

TradersPost currently integrates with TD Ameritrade, Alpaca, TradeStation and Robinhood.

Is TradersPost free?

TradersPost is free to get started. You can paper trade for free for 30 days. Once you are ready to trade live with real money, a paid subscription is required.

Can I trade my IRA (retirement), business and other specialty account types on TradersPost?

Yes, TD Ameritrade and TradeStation both support these specialty account types.