Trading on the OptionsHouse Platform

The Fundamentals of OptionsHouse Trading

To take full advantage of all the features available in the OptionsHouse platform, it’s good to know some of the basics. On this page you will find all you need to know to configure your account, trade in your account, and get introduced to some of the fundamental tools and features that will enhance the way you trade with OptionsHouse.1

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Learn how to configure your screen, place trades, and access the help system.

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Placing an Order

Get up-to-speed on the 2 basic methods for placing an order on the platform.

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Monitor Your Positions

Discover how to configure the positions page and customize settings for quicker views of your performance and faster trading.

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Manage Your Orders

Manage your orders using filters, time ranges, or batch sending features.
This guide shows you how.

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Quotes & Research

Learn about the integrated research tools and quick trade features on the quote page.

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Trading options has never been easier. Learn about option chain settings,
volatility tools and custom displays.

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Advanced charting tools set OptionsHouse apart from other brokers. Tour the variety of studies, styles, quick trade tools, and other settings.

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Cost Basis

Find out how to adjust the cost basis of your positions.

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Strategy & Tools

Discover the tools that scan thousands of strategies to find the ones best suited to your forecast and risk preferences.

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How to Create a Spread

This step-by-step guide shows you how to create and trade custom spreads, using risk profile analysis and other tools.

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How to Use liveACTION

Learn how you can quickly identify market opportunities with features that scan quotes, volatilities, and other metrics.

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How to Fund Your Account

Understand the 5 easy ways to fund your account.

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How to Access Mobile App

Not sure where to find the OptionHouse mobile apps? This guide has instructions and links.

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Mobile Overview

Take a tour of OptionHouse’s apps for iOS and Android devices.

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How to Place An Order – Mobile

Mobile trading is easy with OptionsHouse. Discover how to place orders on Barron’s top ranked mobile platform.

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Platform Performance

Ensure your software is up-to-date to take full advantage of all platform features.

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How to Place a 3 Leg Bracket Stop Order (OTOCO)

OTOCO – 3 Leg Bracket Stop orders are typically used to open a new stock or option position and simultaneously create a target price and protective stop price to close the position.

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How to Place a Bracketed Order (OCO)

OCO – Bracketed orders are typically used to create a target price and protective stop price for a position you currently hold.

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