Is there any way around the fees for Option contracts on TDA? I have the highest options level and PDT enabled on my account.

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lol I negotiated a lower rate. People saying no here are misinformed. I’m at .30 a contract.

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My balance is pretty high and have decent trading volume. I will contact TDA and check, probably worth a shot.

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No, when they made trades free they instituted exchange fees across the board. My trading cost went way up when costs were removed and fees added. I was at $0.50 per contract and now at $0.65.

BC, even you have to pay the $0.65 for a contract trade? I remember you had a posted a long time back that you had some some special pricing with TDA.

Lol how did you get to that highest level. I’ve been trying but TD Ameritrade is a b!+ch. I have ample trading experience, a big portfolio but still no luck. Looking to switch as a result, let me know if you guys have recommendations

Tell them ETrade charges 0.50 per contract and leverage that to get to at least 0.50. But yeah you can definitely negotiate down. People I know have got to 0.35 and even a few 0.30. But it takes massive volume, a large trading account, and good negotiating skills.

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