Alex Coffey is the co-host of Next Gen Investing and a senior equities contributor on the Schwab Network. A Senior Manager in Trading Services for TD Ameritrade, Alex has a background in financial markets and market structure.
Coffey joined TD Ameritrade in 2014. Previously, he was the co-host of Fast Market on the TD Ameritrade Network and formerly a member of the company’s 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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