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Filed by Ameritrade Holding Corporation
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Subject Company: Ameritrade Holding Corporation
Commission File No.: 000-49992
This filing consists of a November 11, 2005 press release issued by Ameritrade Holding Corporation.


At the Company
  For Investors:
Katrina Becker
  Tim Nowell
Director, Corporate Communications
  Director, Business Planning
(402) 597-8485
  (402) 597-8440
Omaha, Neb., November 11, 2005 – Ameritrade Holding Corporation (NASDAQ: AMTD) today reported 153,000 average client trades per day in October 2005. As of October 28, 2005, qualified accounts1 totaled 1,717,000. The Company opened 18,000 and closed 11,000 accounts during October, resulting in 3,724,000 total accounts.2
Margin Balances and Client Assets
The Company reported average client margin balances in October of approximately $3.8 billion. On October 28, 2005, client margin balances totaled approximately $3.7 billion and client assets totaled approximately $80.6 billion, of which cash and money market assets amounted to $13.2 billion.
About Ameritrade Holding Corporation
For 30 years, Ameritrade Holding Corporation has provided investment services to self-directed individuals through its brokerage subsidiaries. Ameritrade develops and provides innovative products and services tailored to meet the varying investing and portfolio management needs of individual investors and institutional distribution partners. A brokerage industry leader, Ameritrade, Inc.,3 a subsidiary of Ameritrade Holding Corporation, recently received a four-star rating in the Barron’s 2005 Review of Online Brokers for its Apex active trader program. For more information, please visit

1   Qualified accounts include all open client accounts with a total liquidation value greater than or equal to $2,000, except clearing accounts.
2   Total accounts include all open client accounts (funded and unfunded), except clearing accounts.
3   Ameritrade, Inc., member NASD/SIPC
Additional Information and Where to Find It
In connection with the proposed transaction, Ameritrade filed a revised preliminary proxy statement concerning the transaction with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) with a filing date of October 31, 2005. Ameritrade will also file a definitive proxy statement and relevant documents with the SEC in connection with the proposed transaction. SECURITY HOLDERS OF AMERITRADE ARE URGED TO READ THE DEFINITIVE PROXY STATEMENT AND ANY OTHER RELEVANT DOCUMENTS FILED WITH THE SEC WHEN THEY BECOME AVAILABLE BECAUSE THEY WILL CONTAIN IMPORTANT INFORMATION. Investors and security holders can obtain free copies of the definitive proxy statement and other documents when they become available by contacting Investor Relations at, or by mail at Ameritrade Investor Relations, 4211 S. 102 Street, Omaha, NE
Ameritrade Holding Corporation 4211 South 102nd Street Omaha, NE 68127


68127, or by Telephone: 800-237-8692. In addition, documents filed with the SEC by Ameritrade are available free of charge at the SEC’s web site at
Ameritrade Holding Corporation, The Toronto-Dominion Bank, and their respective directors and executive officers may be deemed to be participants in the solicitation of proxies from the stockholders of Ameritrade in connection with the proposed transaction. Information regarding the special interests of these directors and executive officers in the proposed transaction is included in the preliminary proxy statement of Ameritrade described above. This document is available free of charge at the SEC’s web site at and from Investor Relations at Ameritrade as described above. Information regarding The Toronto-Dominion Bank’s directors and executive officers is available in its Annual Report on Form 40-F for the year ended October 31, 2004, which was filed with the SEC on December 13, 2004, and in its notice of annual meeting and proxy circular for its 2005 annual meeting, which was filed with the SEC on February 17, 2005. These documents are available free of charge at the SEC’s web site at
Ameritrade Holding Corporation 4211 South 102nd Street Omaha, NE 68127