This course is designed to help investors understand the different types of margin accounts, methods, and requirements as well as how to monitor margin on both the TWS and mobile devices. Trading on margin is only for sophisticated traders. You may lose more than your initial investment.
Introduction to Margin
Monitoring Margin in TWS
Learn how to see the expected margin impact before placing a trade using Trader Workstation (TWS). This lesson will explain where to find margin values for a single trade and how to locate in various places within the TWS environment. This should aid in understanding the remaining available cushion as well as the impact a risk-increasing or risk-reducing position might have on your account value before placing the trade.