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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Electric Car Market Revs Up: Global Interest in the Fast Lane August 7, 2020 10:30 AM   |  

Electric vehicle sales are poised to shift into a higher gear, and the coronavirus pandemic likely will be a speed bump, not a stop sign.

5 min read  |  Stocks & Stock Sectors
Good Eye, Trader: How to Pick the Right Stocks at the Right Time February 18, 2020 10:30 AM   |  

Looking to pick stocks worth trading? You can lay the groundwork for a sound stock selection strategy with a few relatively simple components.

9 min read  |  Options Trading Basics
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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