TD Ameritrade is a $1.2 trillion brokerage giant, and it seems that it’s testing the crypto waters these days.
TD Ameritrade may be testing BTC and LTC products
They are reportedly testing Bitcoin (BTC) and Litecoin (LTC) products.
Litecoin creator Charlie Lee said that the US brokerage is testing LTC/USD and BTC/USD trading via “an unknown symbol CXERX” as The Daily Hodl reports.
Lee said that this is not a joke as he posted the announcement on Twitter.
“It’s only available for paper trading on ThinkOrSwim right now. Search for CXERX to find both BTC and LTC. It’s through my own TD Ameritrade ThinkOrSwim account. It’s paper trading, so they are just testing right now, but it’s there for sure,” he said.
Cryptopolis quantitative analyst at StrongMartket spotted the product before Lee, and he said that this testing process might have begun on April 10. His supposition is based on the trading chart.
BTC and LTC to reach the mainstream?
If these new crypto pairs will indeed be implemented, TD Ameritrade could be introducing the very first leading assets in the world to a huge mainstream audience.
UPDATE: According to TDAmeritrade support – it's not a real trade in my account – it appears they are testing only using their Paper Trading platform. Support said "I'm not able to speak on it" -They did not know what CXERX is. Strange… But something is going on for sure! pic.twitter.com/gUxtHX0TNg