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Mary joined Interactive Brokers in 2010 and is the Project Manager for Traders' Academy and Coursera projects. Mary also creates scripts, narrates and produces videos for Traders' Academy, Trader's Insight and IBKR's Short Videos. Before joining IB, Mary was a technical project manger and programmer for financial services. Mary has a BA from NYU.

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IB Key – New Phone Migration – iPhone

Parent Course: IBKR Mobile – iPhone©

Interactive Brokers is committed to protecting your account from fraudulent activities, and IB Key is a critical part of that process. This video illustrates how to migrate IB Key to a new iPhone. MORE

Contributed by: Interactive Brokers

IB Key – Challenge-Response – iPhone

Parent Course: IBKR Mobile – iPhone©

Interactive Brokers is committed to protecting your account from fraudulent activities, and two-factor authentication is a critical part of that process. This video illustrates how to use the manual challenge/response authentication method to securely access your account if notifications are disabled, or no internet access is available, or if you have an unstable connection... MORE

Contributed by: Interactive Brokers

IB Key – Two-Factor Authentication – iPhone

Parent Course: IBKR Mobile – iPhone©

Interactive Brokers is committed to protecting your account from fraudulent activities, and two-factor authentication is a critical part of that process. This video illustrates how to download and install IBKR Mobile onto your iPhone phone device, as well as how to establish and use two-factor authentication to securely access your account. MORE

Contributed by: Interactive Brokers

Diagnosing Issues and Troubleshooting with the TWS API

Parent Course: Excel and the TWS API

Here, we will go over how to diagnose and troubleshoot some common issues. MORE

Contributed by: Interactive Brokers

Advanced TWS DDE Functionality

Parent Course: Excel and the TWS API

This lesson will go over the advanced functionality of the TWS sample spreadsheet, including placing orders. MORE

Contributed by: Interactive Brokers

ActiveX in Excel, with a TWS Sample spreadsheet

Parent Course: Excel and the TWS API

We will cover the basics of using ActiveX controls in Excel to gather and share information with TWS. MORE

Contributed by: Interactive Brokers

The Dynamic Data Exchange (DDE) in Excel using a sample spreadsheet

Parent Course: Excel and the TWS API

This lesson will show you how to use DDE in Excel with TWS. MORE

Contributed by: Interactive Brokers

Using RealTimeData (RTD) server for Excel

Parent Course: Excel and the TWS API

Once the TWS API has been set up, this lesson will show you how to set up Excel RTD to create your own custom watchlist. MORE

Contributed by: Interactive Brokers

Introduction to the TWS Excel API & Initial Setup

Parent Course: Excel and the TWS API

In this video, we’ll show you the basis - how to download, install and configure the TWS API. MORE

Contributed by: Interactive Brokers

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Excel and the TWS API

This course covers the API basics and how you can use Excel together with TWS to manage your account and automate your trading. You can follow along with our samples and test it out for yourself using your paper trading account. MORE

Contributed by: Interactive Brokers

Understanding the Grain Delivery Process

Parent Course: Introduction to Grains and Oilseeds

Grains or Oilseeds futures contracts represent a commitment to make or take delivery of the commodity at some point in the future. To avoid delivery, you need to offset or roll forward your futures positions before a contract goes into its delivery cycle. Most futures positions are offset or rolled forward, and only a... MORE

Contributed by: CME Group

Understanding the Soybean Crush

Parent Course: Introduction to Grains and Oilseeds

Spread trading, which involves simultaneously buying and selling two different contracts, is a widespread strategy in the grain and oilseed markets. One of the most common spread trades in the soybean market is the crush spread. MORE

Contributed by: CME Group

Overview of Grain Intercommodity Spreads

Parent Course: Introduction to Grains and Oilseeds

Learn about the various types of agricultural spreads typically traded today, including the features that make them valuable strategies for both hedgers and speculators alike. MORE

Contributed by: CME Group

Understanding Grain Storage and Spreads

Parent Course: Introduction to Grains and Oilseeds

How do growers, warehouses, and other market participants efficiently allocate a crop produced one time per year, but consumed and utilized through the entire year? MORE

Contributed by: CME Group

How to Hedge Grain Risk

Parent Course: Introduction to Grains and Oilseeds

One of the primary functions of the agricultural futures and options markets, the very foundation of this industry, is hedging, the management of the price risks naturally inherent in the purchase or sale of commodities. MORE

Contributed by: CME Group

Learn about Grain Convergence

Parent Course: Introduction to Grains and Oilseeds

Market participants who buy or sell physical grains and oilseeds are aware that the cash price in their local area, or what their supplier quotes for a given commodity, usually differs from the price that is quoted in the futures market. MORE

Contributed by: CME Group

Learn about Basis: Grains

Parent Course: Introduction to Grains and Oilseeds

The futures markets for Grains and Oilseeds indicate the prices for those commodities that are discovered through buying and selling at the exchange, representing the culmination of the forces of supply and demand. MORE

Contributed by: CME Group

Understanding Seasonality in Grains

Parent Course: Introduction to Grains and Oilseeds

Seasonality is an important concept for those looking to trade Agricultural products. The regular patterns of supply and demand displayed by these markets at specific times of the year should be key considerations in making trading decisions. MORE

Contributed by: CME Group

Understanding Grains Volatility and Supply and Demand

Parent Course: Introduction to Grains and Oilseeds

As with all goods and services, the price of grain and oilseed products is determined by the intersection of supply and demand, which are affected by many factors. MORE

Contributed by: CME Group

Wheat Production, Use, and Transportation

Parent Course: Introduction to Grains and Oilseeds

This module provides an overview of the U.S. Wheat cash market, including its production, uses and transportation. MORE

Contributed by: CME Group

Soybean Production, Use, and Transportation

Parent Course: Introduction to Grains and Oilseeds

Soybean futures began trading at the Chicago Board of Trade in 1932, followed by futures on its byproducts: Soybean Oil in 1946 and Soybean Meal in 1947. As the world’s largest source of animal protein feed, and the second largest source of vegetable oil, soybeans are one of the most important crops around the... MORE

Contributed by: CME Group

Learn about Corn Production, Use, and Transportation

Parent Course: Introduction to Grains and Oilseeds

This module provides an overview of the Corn cash market, including its production, transportation and uses. MORE

Contributed by: CME Group

Grain and Oilseed Overview

Parent Course: Introduction to Grains and Oilseeds

Grains and Oilseeds are renewable resources with continuously fluctuating global supplies that are largely determined by crop production cycles, weather and ongoing shifts in global demand. MORE

Contributed by: CME Group

Get to know Agricultural Options on Futures

Parent Course: Introduction to Grains and Oilseeds

In this module we will take a look at the various types of Agricultural options available and the features and benefits that make them valuable tools for hedgers and traders. MORE

Contributed by: CME Group

Using the IBKR Fundamental Explorer

Parent Course: Fundamental Analysis

Learn about the IBKR Fundamentals Explorer which lets you dive deep into hundreds of data points covering historical trends, industry comparisons, key ratios, forecasts, ratings, ownership and more, so you can see the whole picture. See how a company compares with competitors and the industry average across many data points or see how... MORE

Contributed by: Interactive Brokers

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Introduction to Charts

In this course you will learn: • How to access and configure charts, so you can quickly visualize an event in real time. • Create Multiple charts in one panel • How to build and save chart templates for reuse, • And for those of you who want to trade directly from a chart, we’ll show you TWS ChartTrader. MORE

Contributed by: Interactive Brokers

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IBKR Mobile – Android©

This course will cover using IBKR Mobile on your Android© phone. We’ll cover a wide range of topics such as customizing your watchlists, adding chart indicators, plus trading stocks, options, futures and forex worldwide. MORE

Contributed by: Interactive Brokers

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Advisors Orientation I

Our Advisor Orientation course is designed to walk you through IBKR’s integrated advisor solutions, either as an existing advisor client at Interactive Brokers or whether you are considering becoming a client. MORE

Contributed by: Interactive Brokers

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Advisors Orientation II

We'll take a deeper dive into the Advisor Portal and TWS. We’ll show you how to create a risk profile questionnaire to send to your clients and explain how you can customize your client’s application and onboard multiple accounts using Application XML. Step-by-step we’ll show you the Tax Optimizer tool to... MORE

Contributed by: Interactive Brokers

Invest Responsibly with the Impact Dashboard

The Impact Dashboard shows you which companies in your portfolio uphold the same values and principles as you, and which don't. See how easy it is to invest responsibly with the Impact Dashboard. MORE

Contributed by: Interactive Brokers

Creating Scanners & Configuration Tips – Android

Parent Course: IBKR Mobile – Android©

In this Traders' Academy lesson we'll discuss creating scanners and explore some configuration tips for IBKR Mobile on your Android. You'll learn how to: Access the different types of scanners, such as Most Active, Top Percentage Gainers, Most Active by Option Volume and More; Run existing scanners and create your own with filter criteria; and Customize... MORE

Contributed by: Interactive Brokers

IBKR Mobile Options on the Android

Parent Course: IBKR Mobile – Android©

In this Traders' Academy lesson we'll discuss viewing options using IBKR Mobile on your Android. You'll learn how to: How to view option chains; How to customize the option chain display. expiry, trading class, number of strikes and columns displayed; Create a multi-leg combo using the Strategy Builder; Explore the new Spread Template Grid... MORE

Contributed by: Interactive Brokers

Monitor Your Account and Portfolio – Android

Parent Course: IBKR Mobile – Android©

In this Traders’ Academy lesson we’ll be discussing monitoring your account balances and portfolio using IBKR Mobile on the Android phone. You’ll learn how to: View your account balances, margin requirements, available funds and market value. Access mobile Account Management for additional reports and to update trade permissions and market data subscriptions. View your portfolio and daily... MORE

Contributed by: Interactive Brokers

Trading using IBKR Mobile on the Android

Parent Course: IBKR Mobile – Android©

In this Traders’ Academy lesson we will be discussing trading using IBKR Mobile on your Android. We’ll cover using the Order Ticket, attaching orders and navigating the Order Entry Wheel and using iBot to trade. Plus, we’ll explore the BookTrader tool where you can transmit orders from a deep book ladder of... MORE

Contributed by: Interactive Brokers

Quote Details & Charts – Android

Parent Course: IBKR Mobile – Android©

This lesson will explore IB TWS’ Quote Details & Charts. Learn how to: Launch multiple tools – Order Wheel, Option Chains and BookTrader. Adjust the time periods and bar style on the Chart. View position, fundamental and volatilities for the selected instrument. Create orders and view news, research and reports. MORE

Contributed by: Interactive Brokers

Getting Started with IBKR Mobile on the Android

Parent Course: IBKR Mobile – Android©

In this initial lesson, we’ll show you how to access IBKR Mobile on your Android© device, and introduce you to customizing your Watchlists. MORE

Contributed by: Interactive Brokers

IBKR Cash Products, Fixed Income and PortfolioAnalyst Solutions for Advisors

Parent Course: Advisors Orientation II

This lesson will tour a variety of cash products for your clients, such as the IBKR Debit Card program, Fixed Income investment products and PortfolioAnalyst tool which lets your clients link their investment, banking, checking, incentive plan and credit card accounts into a complete portfolio view to calculate returns, understand risks and measure performance... MORE

Contributed by: Interactive Brokers

Model Portfolio Overview

Parent Course: Advisors Orientation II

Advisor accounts using Model Portfolios can create theme-based investment strategies and invest client accounts directly into them. MORE

Contributed by: Interactive Brokers

Tax Optimizer

Parent Course: Advisors Orientation II

This lesson will explore the IBKR Tax Optimizer tool which lets you manage your stock, option, bond, warrant, single-stock future and mutual fund gains and losses for tax purposes. MORE

Contributed by: Interactive Brokers

IBKR’s RIA Compliance Center

Parent Course: Advisors Orientation II

Did you know that Interactive Brokers offers a wealth of information concerning RIA compliance right on the IBKR web site? Starting and registering your own advisory firm offers many benefits, including independence and the ability to control the advisory services your clients receive. But this increased freedom and control come with additional responsibilities,... MORE

Contributed by: Interactive Brokers

IBKR’s Client Risk Profile Tool

Parent Course: Advisors Orientation II

The IBKR Client Risk Profile tool is designed to help Advisors determine the most suitable investments for their clients, based on each client’s risk capacity, risk need and risk tolerance. This information is collected through the distribution of a custom-designed client questionnaire. Advisors can view the scores through the Advisor Portal and can even... MORE

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IBKR Mobile for Advisors

Parent Course: Advisors Orientation II

In this lesson we’ll show you how you can trade and view the portfolios of your individual client accounts, account groups and models using IBKR Mobile. IBKR Mobile is available for both iOS© and Android devices. MORE

Contributed by: Interactive Brokers

Customizing Your Account Application with IBKR’s Application XML

Parent Course: Advisors Orientation II

Application XML is a process that lets Registered Advisors provide their clients with their own customized Interactive Brokers account application experience based on IBKR's Application XML Schema. In Application XML, you use our schema as the basis for your own client account application, collect all of the required information about your client applicants using... MORE

Contributed by: Interactive Brokers

Rebalance Portfolio Tool

Parent Course: Advisors Orientation II

This lesson will explore using the TWS Rebalance Portfolio Tool whereby advisors can automatically rebalance all accounts, a single subaccount, or a user-defined Account Group or Model. MORE

Contributed by: Interactive Brokers

Adding Users & User Roles to Your Account

Parent Course: Advisors Orientation II

Learn how, once your account is approved and funded, to add users and user roles. You can grant them access to a subset of Advisor Portal functions. This includes granting access to functions for one or more sub accounts. MORE

Contributed by: Interactive Brokers

Dual FX Display

Parent Course: Trading Around the World

This is an important lesson for any investor wishing to understand the difference between converting or creating a currency balance and establishing a contract style position. The video details the two available order routing methods in TWS and what impact each method will have when viewing positions in Account Management. MORE

Contributed by: Interactive Brokers

Trading Forex using TWS FXTrader

Parent Course: Trading Around the World

IBKR's FXTrader combines quotes from 17 of the world’s largest interbank dealers and offers TWS users a dedicated and highly configurable forex trading resource. MORE

Contributed by: Interactive Brokers

Fractional Shares

Find out how you can trade almost any US stock - regardless of price - using Fractional Share trading. For more info: ibkr.com/fractions MORE

Contributed by: Interactive Brokers

Do I Really Need to File a US Tax Return?

Parent Course: US Taxes for US Non-Residents

‘Do I need to file a US tax return?’ The answer can be fairly straightforward, but once you get away from having only investment income - Interest, Dividends, Payments in Lieu and securities transactions - the answer gets much more complex. MORE

Contributed by: Interactive Brokers

Form W-8BEN

Parent Course: US Taxes for US Non-Residents

The W-8BEN form for individuals is the "driver" or determining document for all non-US persons. It gives the US holder the necessary information to determine your tax status for US taxes. MORE

Contributed by: Interactive Brokers

Creating and Customizing Client Statements

Parent Course: Advisors Orientation I

Advisors can create activity statements at the Advisor account level, individual client account level or create a consolidated statement which can include some or all your accounts. This lesson will show you how to create and customize client statements. MORE

Contributed by: Interactive Brokers

White Branding

Parent Course: Advisors Orientation I

Learn how to white brand your client statements, registration and other materials with your own organization’s identity, including on performance reports created by PortfolioAnalyst. MORE

Contributed by: Interactive Brokers

Investing for Clients Using TWS – Account Groups

Parent Course: Advisors Orientation I

Advisors can pre-trade allocate to client accounts using TWS by configuring which accounts will be included in a trade, and according to one of several methods, divide the shares between clients. MORE

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Investing for Clients Using TWS – Allocation Profiles

Parent Course: Advisors Orientation I

This lesson will show you the steps for creating Allocation Profiles. An Allocation Profile enables the Advisor to manually specify allocation amongst a specific group of clients by predetermining the number of shares, a percentage or a ratio at which the trade will allocate. MORE

Contributed by: Interactive Brokers

Setting Fees and Configuring Fee Templates

Parent Course: Advisors Orientation I

In this lesson, we will show you how to configure client fees using the Advisor Portal. There are a few ways to configure fees for a client, such as when sending a prospect an account invitation. You can set fees manually or use a client fee template; or, choose to configure fees later when... MORE

Contributed by: Interactive Brokers

Onboard Multiple Client Accounts using an Excel Workbook

Parent Course: Advisors Orientation I

In this lesson you’ll learn how to upload multiple client accounts into IBKR’s system using a single Excel workbook. MORE

Contributed by: Interactive Brokers

How to Invite Prospects to Open an Account

Parent Course: Advisors Orientation I

This lesson will show you how to invite a prospect to open an account using the Advisor Portal. Learn about the two methods for completing a client application; fully and semi-electronic. MORE

Contributed by: Interactive Brokers

How to Add Contacts and Prospects

Parent Course: Advisors Orientation I

This lesson will show you how to add a single contact into the Advisor Portal either manually or with a vCard (electronic business card), and how to upload multiple contacts via an Excel workbook. MORE

Contributed by: Interactive Brokers

Login and Get Started with the Advisor Portal

Parent Course: Advisors Orientation I

After the Advisor master account has been approved and funded, the next step is to log into the AdvisorPortal. The Advisor Portal is a free and powerful client relationship management (CRM) platform for advisors on the IBKR platform. MORE

Contributed by: Interactive Brokers

How to Open an Advisor Master Account

Parent Course: Advisors Orientation I

This video will explain what you need to start your IBKR advisor application and the steps to open the master account. MORE

Contributed by: Interactive Brokers

Which IBKR Advisor Account Structure is Right for You?

Parent Course: Advisors Orientation I

This lesson will examine the different Advisor account structures available at Interactive Brokers to help you make the right choice. MORE

Contributed by: Interactive Brokers

TWS Charts Futures Term Structure

Parent Course: Introduction to Charts

Learn how to view future term structures in TWS Charts which enable you to: - Compare the current term structure for an existing series of maturities with historical data points. - Customize the term by selecting preset or custom dates, you can quickly see how the pricing structure has changed over time. MORE

Contributed by: Interactive Brokers

TWS ChartTrader

Parent Course: Introduction to Charts

This lesson explains the integration of TWS ChartTrader within charts. Viewers will learn how to enable ChartTrader across TWS or simply within a single chart. Use ChartTrader to create and adjust orders to enhance your trading experience. MORE

Contributed by: Interactive Brokers

Adding Multiple TWS Chart Windows

Parent Course: Introduction to Charts

Learn how to display multiple securities within a single TWS chart frame for side-by-side comparison. This lesson explores how to configure single and multiple tickers inside the same chart, including adding studies. Viewers will also learn to save charts with multiple tickers and how to create and save their own chart templates. MORE

Contributed by: Interactive Brokers

Adding Trendlines to TWS Charts

Parent Course: Introduction to Charts

Lines of support and resistance are vital to many chart traders. This lesson will help TWS chart users learn how to add, reposition, and remove lines to and from charts, as well as covers how to apply Fibonacci lines. MORE

Contributed by: Interactive Brokers

Toolbar Shortcuts for TWS Chart Analysis

Parent Course: Introduction to Charts

This lesson covers ways of using key Toolbar icons, as well as detailed instructions on how to create shortcuts for chart analysis in TWS. MORE

Contributed by: Interactive Brokers

Detailed TWS Chart Configuration

Parent Course: Introduction to Charts

This lesson will explain how to add data to your chart display and how to manipulate content using Global Configuration. By the end of this lesson, you should be able to locate and configure various items for chart display. MORE

Contributed by: Interactive Brokers

TWS Chart Layout and Configuration

Parent Course: Introduction to Charts

Learn how to open or load a TWS chart and access configuration menus. This lesson will teach you simple TWS chart shortcuts, allowing you to change time periods, add simple studies, as well as show you how to control the display of candlesticks, bars and lines. MORE

Contributed by: Interactive Brokers

Introduction to TWS Charts – Course Overview

Parent Course: Introduction to Charts

This lesson will walk-through the TWS Charts topics that will be covered in this course. MORE

Contributed by: Interactive Brokers

TWS Beginners – Course Intro

Parent Course: TWS for Beginners

These lessons walk you through how to set up basic trades and how to configure your workspace to your satisfaction. You will learn how to configure the news panel to easily locate news and access available research from IBKR’s providers. Plus, we will help you get underway with several order types, chart configuration, creating... MORE

Contributed by: Interactive Brokers

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