When navigating TalkBroker, remember to wait until the end of the question prompts to speak your commands. For more information, review the following topics.
To access TalkBroker, simply dial
If your account number contains a letter, enter the letter by pressing the asterisk (*) followed by the key on which the letter appears, and then the number corresponding to the position of the letter on that key. For example, if your account number is 1G1111, press 1, *41, 1, 1, 1, 1.
Please use the following numeric alphabet guide as a reference. To access each letter, you will need to enter two numbers. First, enter the number of the phone button on which the letter appears. Then press 1, 2 or 3 to indicate whether the letter is in the first, second or third position on that button. For example, you would press *41 for the letter "G," since "G" appears on the 4 key in position 1. Note: there are exceptions for the letters Q, R, S and Z as indicated below.
The final step required to complete the login process is to speak or key in your four-digit TalkBroker password. Once your password is verified, you will be ready to enjoy TalkBroker!
If you do not have a password, or you are not certain of your account number, please contact the Electronic Brokerage Services Help Desk at
|To access QUOTES for Cdn. and U.S. stocks and options, mutual funds, and indices.||"QUOTES" - then select type of quote when asked. Say the company name (not the ticker symbol).*|
|To review major indices in the MARKET BASKET.||"MARKET MONITOR" - then select MARKET BASKET when asked.|
|To access a listing of NEW ISSUES.||"MARKET MONITOR" - then select NEW ISSUES when asked.|
|To set your PERSONAL PROFILE for quote length and detail.||"PERSONAL PROFILE".|
* When listening to a quote you may press "#" and advance to your next request.
|To go to the MAIN MENU to enable another service selection.||"MAIN MENU" - then select desired service.|
|To TRANSFER to an Investment Representative, the Help Desk, or TeleMax.||"TRANSFER" - or press 0 on phone pad.|
|To receive instruction that will HELP you respond to the current TalkBroker question.||"HELP".|
Available from the MARKET BASKET or as separate requests in QUOTES
|&SP TSX Composite Index||The TSX Composite|
|&SP TSX Venture Index||The TSX Venture|
|Dow Jones Industrial Average||The Dow|
|NASDAQ Composite Index||Nasdaq|
|&SP 100 Index||&SP 100|
|&SP 500 Index||&SP 500|
|Canadian Dollar Spot||Canadian Dollar|
|US Dollar in Canadian Dollars||US Dollar In Canadian|
|Toronto Gold Price||Gold Spot|
|Toronto Silver Price||Silver Spot|
Set the amount of quote detail that you would like to receive. This profile is stored for future calls.
|Personal Profile||Equity Quotes|
|Short||Last Price, Change, Tick|
|Medium||Last Price, Change, Tick, Volume|
|Long||Last Price, Change, Tick, Volume, Bid, Ask|
|Detailed||Last Price, Change, Tick, Volume, Bid, Ask, Bid Lots, Ask Lots|
A: To change your order, choose "Account Inquiry," then "Orders." Please say your account type (for example, "Canadian Cash"). You will then be asked if you wish to review, change or cancel an order. Say the appropriate choice (e.g. "change").
A: After selecting a company, you will be prompted for the month, strike price, and call or put. Say your response in the same order as prompted.