Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan has been the managing editor for the TD Ameritrade magazine thinkMoney since 2016. She began her financial publishing career in 1999 as a staff writer for Technical Analysis of Stocks & Commodities magazine, writing about stock, commodity, and forex markets; technical analysis; and trading strategies.
In 2001 she assumed the role of editor for Technical Analysis. Her responsibilities included creating content to educate retail traders and active investors. She has interviewed numerous prominent industry professionals and presented workshops on trading strategies at the World Money Show in Toronto, Canada.
Jayanthi received her BA from the College of Wooster, Ohio, and her MBA from York College of Pennsylvania.
When market volatility happens, immediate access is key for traders. Learn how new tools on the thinkorswim Mobile app from TD Ameritrade can let you chart, analyze, trade, and perform portfolio analysis on the go.
There's no way to predict bear markets. Each one is different from the next. But these options trading strategies can prepare you for unexpected market events.
Traders should become very familiar with margin trading, especially since it comes in many forms. Learn about the different types of margin accounts and how you can climb up the margin ladder and make your way up to portfolio margin status.
The volume profile tool can be used to identify which price is attracting most of the buyers and sellers. It can help identify support and resistance levels and areas where trading volume is accumulating.
Use thinkorswim to analyze exchange-traded funds, find stocks that are trading above a 200-, 100-, or 50-day simple moving average, and look up stock symbols quickly.
The MACD indicator helps identify the strength, direction, and duration of a price trend. Stock traders can look at MACD crossovers and divergences as trading signals.
Learn seven of the most common trading mistakes to avoid. Hone your trading strategies and skills by knowing what not to do.
With so many indicators and charting tools to choose from, it's best to think about what is most important to you and then create a step-by-step approach.
Learn about the Bollinger Bands technical indicator and how it can help identify volatility and overbought/oversold conditions in stocks and indices.
Investing in silver can be a defensive strategy, especially when equity markets are trending lower or when interest rates are low.
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