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
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.
Adding to the optimism that has been helping fuel record-breaking stock performance, media reports noted that Chinese industrial company profits grew in November.
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.
Bulls are likely looking for a Santa Claus rally during the last few days of this year and the first couple of next year.
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.
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).
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.”
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