Michael Turvey
Senior Manager - Institutional Trading Relationship, TD Ameritrade Institutional

About Michael Turvey

Leveraging his experiences as a former options broker and market maker, Michael focuses on helping emerging and established advisors to more efficiently manage their time and client portfolios. Through one-on-one consultations, weekly webcasts, and regional workshops, he gives advisors the insight and confidence they need to select, implement, and manage options strategies across multiple accounts.

Michael joined TD Ameritrade in 2003. He is a contributor to TD Ameritrade Institutional's quarterly trading e-newsletter and has written articles published on Forbes.com and in TD Ameritrade publications thinkMoney® and The Ticker Tape®. His BA is from the University of Illinois; he is a Certified Financial Planner (CFP) and Chartered Market Technician (CMT), and holds FINRA Series 7 and 63 licenses.


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Stock Momentum Indicators and Trend Strength September 5, 2023 1:23 PM   |  

Learn more about these momentum indicators: moving average convergence/divergence (MACD), Relative Strength Index (RSI), and Commodity Channel Index (CCI).

4 min read  |  Technical Analysis
Keeping Your Trends Close with Moving Average Crossovers May 9, 2023 11:08 AM   |  

A simple moving average crossover system can help identify entry and exit points for traders. Learn how to calculate the moving average with this formula.

5 min read  |  Charting
What Does a Market Maker Do, Anyway? It’s about Bridging the Gap May 4, 2023 9:58 AM   |  

What is a market maker, anyway? Market makers are professional traders typically on the other side of retail trades. Here are market maker strategies to learn.

3 min read  |  Options Trading Basics
Using the Average True Range (ATR) Indicator in Your Trade Exit Strategy July 26, 2022 10:56 AM   |  

The average true range (ATR) indicator could be a new arrow in your quiver of technical analysis tools. Learn how the ATR indicator helps traders set their exit strategy.

2 min read  |  Technical Analysis
It’s All Relative: What Is Relative Strength Analysis & Why Does It Matter? December 29, 2020 10:30 AM   |  

Learn how to apply relative strength analysis, which compares an individual stock to the performance of a broad market index like the S&P 500.

3 min read  |  Technical Analysis
Overbought or Oversold Stocks: Stochastic Oscillators Can Help Time Trades August 14, 2018 4:00 AM   |  

A stochastic oscillator measures the distance between a stock’s closing price and the range of highs and lows to help identify turning points.

4 min read  |  Charting
When the Mystery Is Gone: Trade Like an Options Market Maker October 12, 2013 9:22 PM   |  

Who’s the mysterious person behind the curtain who takes the other side of your trade? Market makers are paid to take risk and provide market liquidity. Find out how this helps you.

3 min read  |  Options Trading Basics
Did You Really Go There? High-Probability Options Trading June 5, 2013 3:33 PM   |  

Anything can happen in one trade. But over a large number of options trades, high probabilities are what matter most.

4 min read  |  Advanced Options Strategies
Finding the End of a Trend with the Relative Strength Index June 14, 2012 10:17 PM   |  

The Relative Strength Index is technical analysis indicator that may hold clues for the end of a market trend.

2 min read  |  Technical Analysis
Sometimes It’s Good to Fibonacci October 1, 2011 11:51 AM   |  

Need help with setting targets for trades? Fibonacci retracements provide a quick view of some potential support and resistance points in your stock charts.

2 min read  |  Charting
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