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May 27, 2016

Plans for Long Weekend? Contemplate Revised GDP Data, Yellen Speech

The long weekend beckons, but before it starts there’s updated U.S. growth data, a Janet Yellen speech, and disappointing economic news from China to ponder.

Editor‘s Picks

Beyond P/E Ratio: Tools that Can Help Measure the Value of a Stock

Every day, huge institutional investors make buy and sell decisions based on stocks’ fundamental value. The price-to-earnings ratio (P/E), or the ratio ...

Deposits & Transfers Overview: New Page, 3 New Features

It's time to meet the new page on the block. We recently added an Overview page to our Deposits & Transfers section. It’s a great place to compare all of the ...

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Money & Culture
May 27, 2016

Trading Generation: Three Millennial Investing Trends

As the biggest generation in history, millennials are slowly changing common demographic trends by living longer with parents, being much more technology ...

Retirement
May 26, 2016

Suddenly Single: Financial Planning for the Newly Widowed

Women are more than twice as likely as men to lose a spouse to death. For every 1,000 Americans in a given year, 7.8 women become widows, versus 3.5 for men ...

Options
May 26, 2016

Volatility Update: Are Traders Bracing for Higher Volatility?

While equities churn rather quietly from one day to the next, there’s not a lot of directional movement. Will volatility continue falling?

Investing
May 25, 2016

Technical Analysis for Investors: Applying Support and Resistance

Support and resistance are two of the most important concepts in technical analysis. How can investors potentially gain an edge by applying support and ...

Trading
May 24, 2016

Earnings: Can Luxury Retailer TIF Navigate 3 Headwinds?

Tiffany’s (TIF) Q1 results are scheduled for release ahead of the market open Wednesday. Wall Street is waiting to hear how the iconic luxury retailer is ...

Trading
May 24, 2016

Economic Reports Primer, Pt 4: Inflation Data Watched by the Fed

Inflation has been stubbornly low in recent years, but that hasn't always been the case. Inflation hit a whopping 14% in 1980, a period that some economic ...

Tools
May 24, 2016

Deposits & Transfers: Four New Activity Tab Features

In order to make managing and moving funds in your account hassle-free, we've made a few enhancements to tdameritrade.com. In addition to our new …

Trading
May 23, 2016

Earnings: Are Consumers Spending on Electronics at BBY?

Best Buy (BBY) opens its Q1 books before the bell Tuesday and, like many other retailers, faces increasing competition from online retailers. How can BBY...

Investing
May 23, 2016

Trading the Brexit: Will U.S. Markets Feel An Impact?

British voters face a big decision on June 23: Whether to remain in the European Union. Investors also face a big decision: Whether to factor Britain’s vote into their ...

Money & Culture
May 20, 2016

Commercial Real Estate Rising: Indicating Improving Economy?

Commercial real estate is enjoying some of its best times in recent history, boosted by a growing economy with rising employment. That’s seen in several ...