Sell Your Bonds Online

Use the Bid Wanted Submission System to sell your bonds online:

  1. Hover over Trade in your Scottrade® account.
  2. Click CDs & Bonds Overview under the Trade CDs & Bonds heading.
  3. Hover your mouse over the Bonds tab and click Sell Bonds in the drop-down box.
  4. Enter your bond information in the Bid Wanted Submission System. You will need to enter your contact information, the number of bonds you wish to sell, and the CUSIP number of your bonds.
  5. Once you have entered all the required information, click the purple Preview button in the lower right corner of your screen.
  6. Review your sale order to make sure all the information is correct. To change any information prior to placing the sell order, click Modify.
  7. To sell your bonds, click the Submit Bid Request button in the lower right corner of your screen. An updated Order Status screen should appear to confirm your sell order.

Find a Bond's CUSIP Number

  1. Inside the Trade menu of your account, click CDs & Bonds Overview under the Trade CDs & Bonds heading.
  2. Hover your mouse over the Bonds tab and click Sell Bonds in the drop-down box.
  3. Click the CUSIP Lookup link on the right side of the Bid Wanted Submission System.
  4. Enter the bond's issue, coupon and maturity date into the entry fields that appear before clicking the purple Lookup CUSIPS button.

For questions related to selling your bonds online or to sell your bonds through a Scottrade broker, call your local branch.

Bonds involve risks including, but not limited to interest rate risk, reinvestment risk, inflation risk, call risk, liquidity risk, credit risk, market risk, default risk, event risk, and a risk of loss of principal. New issue offerings are sold by prospectus or offering circular available at www.scottrade.com. Investors should read these carefully.