Ryan Campbell
Education Content Manager, TD Ameritrade

About Ryan Campbell

Ryan is Content Manager, Learning Design and Development for TD Ameritrade, where he has worked since 2003. He has a wide background in financial services and deep interest in economics and politics. Ryan holds the Charter Market Technician (CMT) designation and currently manages educational content for TD Ameritrade, including timely articles, videos, and instruction designed to help investors and traders become more informed and knowledgeable.

 

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The Short Option: A Primer on Selling Put and Call Options November 22, 2022 10:31 AM   |  

Selling call and put options can be risky, but when used wisely, experienced traders can pursue investment objectives. Discover the basics of shorting options.

11 min read  |  Advanced Options Strategies
Financial Planning to Pursue Life's Goals: The SMART Approach November 17, 2022 4:41 PM   |  

Creating a financial plan is an important step in attempting to achieve your goals. Learn more about the financial planning process.

3 min read  |  Goal Planning
Stairs, Wall of Worry: What Stock Market Terms & Metaphors Really Mean September 22, 2022 10:30 AM   |  

All kinds of stock market terms and metaphors are associated with Wall Street trading. Knowing the language can sometimes help investors better understand what’s going on.

5 min read  |  Trading Basics
Amazon & Tesla Stock Split Announcements. What Happens to My Options? May 5, 2022 11:43 AM   |  

Both Amazon (AMZN) and Tesla (TSLA) announced stock splits. Find out what happens to options when a stock splits and what it means for investors.

5 min read  |  Options Trading Basics
Stock Split Basics: What Are Stock Splits and Why Do Stocks Split? May 3, 2022 11:00 AM   |  

Stock splits have increased as the U.S. market extended its bull run, but the actual benefits for investors are questionable.

6 min read  |  Fundamental Analysis
The Power of Long-Term Compound Interest Investments February 3, 2022 2:16 PM   |  

Compound interest investments can potentially drive returns over a long time period, but there are a few things to consider, such as time, reinvestment, and the importance of risk management.

3 min read  |  Portfolio Strategy
“Sell in May and Go Away” and Other Trading Myths: Why Seasonality Draws Skepticism May 7, 2021 10:15 AM   |  

The so-called “January effect” and other seasonal patterns like “sell in May” have long been part of market vernacular, but investors need to separate reality from myth.

7 min read  |  Charting
Small Trades: Formula for a Bite-Size Trading Strategy February 2, 2021 10:01 AM   |  

Consider these six strategies for bite-sized trading

7 min read  |  Options Trading Basics
What’s Lurking Behind the January Effect? December 23, 2020 10:30 AM   |  

The January Effect is based on the belief that stocks tend to rise higher, on average, in January. Will we see it happen in the new year? Although past performance is never a guarantee of the future, consider watching the last trading week of the year for possible clues.

2 min read  |  Economic Trends
What Do Reverse Stock Splits Reveal About a Company? December 1, 2020 10:30 AM   |  

You may have heard of stock splits, but reverse stock splits—when a company reduces its number of outstanding shares—are another story. There may be many reasons companies complete a reverse stock split. So, before investing in such companies, you may want to do your due diligence.

5 min read  |  Investing Basics
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