While most trading platform programmers are busy building new features and adding more historical data for back-testing, Thinkorswim has been busy removing historical data from its ThinkBack feature, leaving many traders wondering why their strategy tests are suddenly coming up empty.
The answer: TD AMERITRADE will even cripple its own bells and whistles in its efforts to conceal the crimes it committed against its customers back in 2008.
“It’s downright egregious”, said Eric Jacobs, who told us his accounts were churned and burned after TD AMERITRADE changed its margin requirements overnight.
“What happened to me is probably just the tip of the iceberg”, said Jacobs, “Because this brokerage is the KING OF CONCEALMENT, with an army of highly paid lawyers whose job is to make their illegal conduct and customer complaints disappear.”
“Even their Facebook page is monitored”, Jacobs added, “If you make a disparaging comment, or highlight a flaw in their software, or say anything that’s not along the lines of ‘I absolutely LOVE this company!‘, your account will be specially flagged so that no one else will see your comments except you, so you won’t even realize you’ve been ‘filtered’.”