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.
Understanding portfolio rebalancing is critical to reducing investor risk and meeting long-term goals.
Technicians use trends to determine whether they’re bullish, bearish, or neutral. Learn how to find support and resistance to identify supply and demand levels.
Are you planning on trading options? Here’s what traders and investors should know about the difference between the bid versus the ask spread, order types, and slippage.
Selling call and put options can be risky, but when used wisely, experienced traders can pursue investment objectives. Discover the basics of shorting options.
Creating a financial plan is an important step in attempting to achieve your goals. Learn more about the financial planning process.
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.
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.
Stock splits have increased as the U.S. market extended its bull run, but the actual benefits for investors are questionable.
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.
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.
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