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Do not post your app, tool, blog, event, etc. The Other Balances table can include any or all of the following information, depending on the specific details of the account:. If you are borrowing, here is the rates page. On the tastyworks trading platform, option buying power can be found at the top of the platform. Get support—any time you need it Have questions along the way?

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Funds needed to purchase securities are redeemed from the sweep vehicle to cover the net purchases on the day the trade settles. Dividends - Dividends sweep one business day after they are deposited. Income - Dividends and interest that are segregated and waiting to be paid out to a client at a pre-determined time.

Long stock value - The total value of individual long stock positions based on the last price for those stocks. Short stock value - The total value of the individual short stock positions based on the last price for those stocks.

Long option value - The total value of individual long option positions based on the bid price. Short option value - The total value of individual short option positions based on the ask price.

Bond value - The total current value of any bonds held in the account. Account value - The total current value of the account, which is the sum of all items shown in this table. Pending deposits - The current total of any deposits made that have not yet cleared. Unsettled cash - Applies to cash only accounts. These funds are cash proceeds from sales which are not available for trading due to the sale occurring before settlement of the purchase. Upon settlement of the purchase, the unsettled cash will be released and added back to the cash available for trading.

Long marginable value - The total value of long positions that are marginable. Short marginable value - The total value of short positions that are marginable. Plus enjoy one-to-one personalized platform demos. Experience round-the-clock trading and platform support from our knowledgeable and experienced associates—just one call away at A margin account can help advance your trading strategy by potentially opening up new opportunities, such as shorting stocks, and trading options, futures, forex, and portfolio margin.

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Buying Power & Account Type

I am new to Ameritrade and I must misunderstand how options buying power is calculated. I deposited $ into my account, and took a position with max risk of $ (sold a 3 contract call spread, 5p spread). Futures and forex trading services provided by TD Ameritrade Futures & Forex LLC. *Offer valid for one new Individual, Joint or IRA TD Ameritrade account opened by 9/30/ and funded within 60 calendar days of account opening with $3, or more. To receive $ bonus, account must be funded with $25,$99, Buying power (options) - The projected amount of funds available to purchase options. Avail. funds - In margin accounts, the projected amount of funds available, including any pending deposits. Buying power (stock) – The projected total stock buying power, including any pending deposits.