Paper trade options without funding?

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Old Feb 5, 2015, 3:48am   #1
 
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Paper trade options without funding?

I am wondering if there are any option platforms to practice with, without the need to open and fund first. Tried all the obvious like tradestation, IB and monster. Any ideas? apologies if this has been discussed
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Little trades started this thread Thanks paszkman, I'll give it a go
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Tried all the obvious like tradestation, IB and monster. Any ideas?
It seems you missed the best broker out there for Options, TDAmeritrade or Thinkorswim (same same) there is also the lamer OptionsXpress
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How is thinkorswim btw? Any personal experience?
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How is thinkorswim btw? Any personal experience?
the best there is for options trading. I have used them since about '09 and no one compares or gets close.
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Ye +1 that for Thinkorswim. You'll need to create a TDA account but you don't have to fund it to use the papertrading feature.
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