How Do I?

How Do I Trade at IB?

IB supports several trading platforms designed to meet the different trading needs of our customers. Your login credentials give you access to all of our trading platforms, which you can access at any time based on your current need. Choose from our desktop platforms WebTrader and TWS, or our mobile solutions which support many of the most popular devices. We also offer several API solutions if you prefer to connect to IB via your own front end.

How do I Trade Bonds?

Trade corporate, municipal and treasury bonds using TWS. This section shows you how to upgrade your trading and market data permissions to allow bond trading, and how to trade bonds through TWS.

How Do I Monitor My Account

IB provides multiple, customizable tools and resources to help you monitor the performance of your portfolio and measure it against popular benchmarks, see your realtime account balances, check P&L and margin requirements, and analyze and adjust your risk profile to keep your portfolio within the limits of your risk tolerance.

How Do I Deposit, Withdraw and Transfer Funds and Positions?

Funds management, such as depositing, withdrawing, and transferring cash and positions into and out of IB, is administered through Account Management. Use your login credentials to log into Account Management from the Login menu on the IB web site, or access it directly from within TWS using the Account Management command on the View menu.

How do I Add Products and Market Data?

Add new trading products and manage your subscription-based market data feeds at any time by logging into Account Management and opening the Trading Access menu.

Interactive Brokers Canada Inc. is a member of the Canadian Investment Regulatory Organization (CIRO) and Member - Canadian Investor Protection Fund. Know Your Advisor: View the CIRO AdvisorReport. Trading of securities and derivatives may involve a high degree of risk and investors should be prepared for the risk of losing their entire investment and losing further amounts. Using borrowed money to finance the purchase of securities involves greater risk than using cash resources only. If you borrow money to purchase securities, your responsibility to repay the loan and pay interest as required by its terms remains the same even if the value of the securities purchased declines. Interactive Brokers Canada Inc. is an order execution-only dealer and does not provide investment advice or recommendations regarding the purchase or sale of any securities or derivatives. Our registered office is located at 1800 McGill College Avenue, Suite 2106, Montreal, Quebec, H3A 3J6, Canada.

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