Some of Our Most Popular Trading Tools

When you're looking for your next great investment, you need powerful online trading tools to help you cut through the clutter. We can help you turn ideas into trades—come see how.

Platform Tools

Virtual Trade

Practice trading with a free $25,000 virtual trading account. Virtual Trade lets you use optionsXpress account screens, trading tools and resources to help you gain experience and test trading strategies without putting any money on the line. Trade Stocks, Options, Futures and more in a risk free virtual trade account.

Virtual Trade

Execution Tools

Walk Limit®1

Eliminate the time consuming process of manually modifying spread orders. Walk Limit will automatically update your order to try to get the most favorable price.

Walk Limit

Idea Tools

Idea Hub™2

Idea Hub is a powerful tool that helps customers quickly and easily find option trade ideas. Customers can scan for Bullish/Bearish/Neutral ideas focusing on Volatility, Earnings, and Income generation.

Idea Hub

Idea Tools

Trading Patterns

Trading Patterns makes finding your next trading idea easy by providing insight into what the market is trading. In addition to showing popular underlying trades, Trading Patterns also displays today's top option trades. Give Trading Patterns a try. Who knows, your next big trading idea may come from another like-minded trader.

Trading Patterns

Charting Tools

Streaming Charts

Quite simply, Streaming Charts give you the most complete, up-to-date and detailed picture of the market. Streaming Charts allow you to customize your view of the market with more than 100 different technical studies, then save your personalized set-ups for future use.

Streaming Charts

Research Tools

Chains

Our easy-to-use Option Chains let you view real-time quotes for each leg of virtually every option strategy, determine an option's intrinsic and time value, build complex spreads and place trades with just one click.

Chains

Execution Tools

All-In-One Trade Ticket

The All-In-One Trade Ticket makes it easy to place advanced Options, Stock and Futures orders—all in one place. Find out why the All-In-One Trade Ticket was named the "industry standard for placing orders" by Barron's3.

All-In-One Trade Ticket

Risk Tools

Trade and Probability
Calculator

Use the Trade and Probability Calculator to evaluate your strategy prior to placing a trade. Run detailed what-if analyses by customizing the options expiration date, investment amount, and volatility. Figure out the risk/reward of Stocks and ETFs, Options, Futures and Futures Options.

Trade and Probability Calculator

Charting Tools

Volatility View

Volatility may be the "great unknown" in option pricing, but it certainly can't be ignored. Volatility View allows investors to conveniently look back over a stock's 3–, 6– and 12–month price movements to get a better feel for where it may be headed next.

Volatility View

Idea Tools

oX Social4

Use oX Social to follow the market with the latest Market Insights, Trade Predictions and User Forums. Share ideas, opinions and trade predictions with other like-minded traders.

oX Social

Platform Tools

optionsXpress Mobile

The optionsXpress mobile website is the easy, convenient and secure way to follow the market and manage your account on the go. Take the power of optionsXpress with you and trade Stocks, Options, Futures, Futures Options and more on any web-enabled mobile device.

Idea Hub