Alex Coffey
Senior Specialist, Trader Group, TD Ameritrade

About Alex Coffey

Alex Coffey is the co-Host of Fast Market on the TD Ameritrade Network program. Alex’s main role at TD Ameritrade is Senior Specialist of Client and Market Structure Insights. Alex has a background in financial markets and market structure.

Having been with TD Ameritrade since 2014, he was previously a Senior Specialist on the Retail Trade Desk and Client Services departments. 

Coffey graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln with a double major in Finance and Accounting and a double minor in Math and Economics. He holds his Series 7, 63, 3, and 34 U.S. securities industry licenses.

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As Year Winds Down, Market Keeps Heading Up As Optimism Continues December 27, 2019 9:29 AM   |  

Adding to the optimism that has been helping fuel record-breaking stock performance, media reports noted that Chinese industrial company profits grew in November.

5 min read  |  Daily Market Update
No Ugly Sweaters for This Market: Trade Deal, Retail Sales Help Fuel Optimism December 26, 2019 10:02 AM   |  

This morning, investors are returning from a holiday break apparently with optimism as the expected trade deal signing nears and data have shown strong holiday retail sales.

5 min read  |  Daily Market Update
Santa Claus Rally? Market Optimism Continues After Boeing CEO, China Tariff News December 24, 2019 9:57 AM   |  

Bulls are likely looking for a Santa Claus rally during the last few days of this year and the first couple of next year.

5 min read  |  Daily Market Update
Wrapping Up: Stocks Start Holiday Week Near All-Time Highs, Opposite of Year Ago December 23, 2019 9:29 AM   |  

The stock market starts the holiday week near all-time peaks, in contrast to a year ago when it was carving what now looks like a major bottom. China’s tariff lifting is giving indices some early strength today.

5 min read  |  Daily Market Update
Public Offering: What to Consider with IPOs and DPOs September 9, 2019 10:15 AM   |  

Companies can hold a public offering either directly or through a broker. Direct public offerings (DPOs) have several significant differences from initial public offerings (IPOs).

5 min read  |  Stocks & Stock Sectors
Connecting the Dots: An Investor Guide to Tracking Fed Policy Projections with the Dot Plot July 17, 2019 10:15 AM   |  

Every quarter, the Fed provides a “dot plot” that shows its monetary policy projections for the next several years. Investors can glean the Fed’s thinking by “connecting the dots.”

5 min read  |  Federal Reserve
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