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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“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
Slice and Serve: What Is a Stock Split & Why Do Stocks Split? July 31, 2020 3:02 PM   |  

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
Caution Ahead? Five Warning Signs a Stock Might Not Be a Good Buy March 19, 2020 11:00 AM   |  

When considering investments, many investors concentrate on the things that make a stock a good candidate. But what about the potential danger signs?

5 min read  |  Portfolio Strategy
DIY Guide to Technical Analysis: Entries and Exits, Bounces and Breaks March 13, 2020 11:00 AM   |  

Technicians identify entry and exit signals based off support and resistance bounces or breaks. However, these aren’t always easy to identify.

3 min read  |  Technical Analysis
Looking for Summertime Portfolio Sizzle? Market Sectors to Watch July 15, 2019 10:15 AM   |  

Just as families tend to dial it back a bit during the summer months, so do markets and market participants. Here are a few potential opportunities and pitfalls to consider when searching for summertime sizzle.

5 min read  |  Stocks & Stock Sectors
Long-Term Investing and the Power of Compound Interest February 19, 2019 4:00 AM   |  

Compound interest can potentially drive investment 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
DIY Technical Analysis: Trading Chart Basics September 17, 2018 4:00 AM   |  

Short-term traders and long-term investors use technical analysis to help them determine potential entry and exit signals for their investments.

4 min read  |  Charting
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