Michael Kealy
Education Coach, TD Ameritrade

About Michael Kealy

Michael became professionally involved in the financial markets in 1994. He holds a B.A. in Economics from Fairfield University. He’s been with TD Ameritrade since 2002 and holds the Accredited Asset Management Specialist (AAMS) designation. Michael has contributed to course content, participated in events such as Market Drive and Investing Fundamentals, and regularly appears on the TD Ameritrade Network. His focus areas include fundamental analysis and portfolio management. He holds both Series 7 and Series 63 licenses.

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Employment Trends for a Late-Pandemic World August 20, 2021 10:15 AM   |  

Employees and employers are adjusting to late-pandemic work life, including changes to flexibility in the workplace, benefits, and the perception of college degrees.

3 min read  |  Market News
Shrinking Water Supply, Growing Water Trade: Consider These Investing Tributaries May 21, 2021 10:15 AM   |  

Water stocks and futures are becoming an attractive investment as water scarcity makes it an even more precious commodity. Learn about ways to invest in this liquid commodity.

4 min read  |  Stocks & Stock Sectors
Hedge Funds Explained: What Investors Should Know May 18, 2021 10:15 AM   |  

Hedge funds are pooled funds that are typically available only to accredited investors, institutional investors such as pension funds and insurance companies, and wealthy investors.

3 min read  |  Investing
The Rise of the Talking (and Thinking) Machines: IoT Investing and Trends to Consider March 18, 2021 10:52 AM   |  

The internet of things (IoT) is thought to be the next big thing. How can investors prepare for this potential growth industry?

5 min read  |  Portfolio Strategy
Can Investing in the Sleep Industry Give Your Portfolio a Better Night’s Sleep? March 10, 2021 10:30 AM   |  

Over 35% of adults in the United States sleep less than seven hours a night. Insufficient sleep costs $411 billion annually. The sleep industry includes bedding, wearables, and medical devices.

3 min read  |  Portfolio Strategy
To Your Investing Health: Stocks to Watch as the COVID-19 Fight Continues October 8, 2020 10:30 AM   |  

In 2020, many “coronavirus stocks” emerged as COVID-19 forced drastic changes in how we work and live. With colder weather ahead for much of the United States, it’s worth thinking about which companies and industries may be poised for strong performance or outperformance into 2021 as consumers increasingly hunker down indoors.

5 min read  |  Stocks & Stock Sectors
The Birds and the Bees of Stocks and CDs: 4 Investing Lessons for Teens August 17, 2020 10:30 AM   |  

Got kids? Learn how to teach them about money, especially during their teenage years. Here’s what you need to know about investing for teens.

3 min read  |  Household Finances
Going the Social Distance: Summer Stocks for 2020 and COVID-19 July 2, 2020 10:30 AM   |  

Looking to invest in summer 2020 stocks? Summer typically means travel, family get-togethers, and flocking to theme parks, water parks, and cruises. But with COVID-19 still out there, camping, RVs, golf, cycling, and other social-distance-friendly activities are taking center stage.

5 min read  |  Stocks & Stock Sectors
Do Not Adjust Your Screen: Adapting to the Stay-at-Home Economy May 14, 2020 1:08 PM   |  

The Covid-19 pandemic has led to a seismic shift in the style—and venue—of entertainment, learning, shopping, and working. Here’s how companies are responding.

5 min read  |  Economic Trends
Housing Market as an Investment Indicator: Keeping an Eye on the Foundation April 8, 2020 10:15 AM   |  

The housing market has historically been a bellwether of the stock market and of the economy in general. Learn about housing starts, building permits, and other indicators that can help investors assess the state of the housing market.

5 min read  |  Fundamental Analysis
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