Viraj Desai
Senior Manager, Portfolio Construction, TD Ameritrade Investment Management, LLC

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Five Portfolio Investment Rules to Consider for Long-Term Investing June 17, 2021 12:52 PM   |  

Looking for a few rules to help you plan your long-term investing? Here are five guidelines to help you keep your long-term portfolio aligned with your objectives.

4 min read  |  Portfolio Strategy
Targeting Single-Company Diversification: A Look at Conglomerates Old and New June 4, 2021 10:15 AM   |  

Conglomerate stocks were a common staple of investment portfolios in the 60s. Some tech companies are branching out to become modern conglomerates.

5 min read  |  Stocks & Stock Sectors
Commodities Have Been Hot, Hot, Hot: What Are the Potential Implications for Investors? May 28, 2021 10:17 AM   |  

Commodities have been red-hot in 2020 and 2021. Is this the start of a so-called commodity supercycle? And what might that mean for investors?

5 min read  |  Economic Trends
Duration, Bucketing, & More: Fixed Income and Your Retirement Portfolio May 14, 2021 10:15 AM   |  

Ultra-low interest rates and a promise by the Fed to keep rates low for a while has many retirees rethinking their bond portfolios. But is that the best course?

4 min read  |  Portfolio Management
Renewable Energy, Shipping, Health Care? Welcome to Biden’s Infrastructure Plan May 12, 2021 10:15 AM   |  

A new $2 trillion infrastructure plan is making its way through Washington, leading many investors to seek new opportunities. But which sectors will get a boost?

6 min read  |  Stocks & Stock Sectors
Thinking Big? You Might Look Small. How to Balance a Portfolio with Small-Cap Stocks March 12, 2021 10:15 AM   |  

In a post-pandemic economy, small cap stocks may be emerging as an early beneficiary. Should you add them to your portfolio? Here’s what investors should know.

5 min read  |  Economic Trends
Idiosyncratic vs. Systematic Risk: A Delicate Balancing Act March 11, 2021 10:30 AM   |  

Diversifying a portfolio goes beyond asset classes or sectors. Consider idiosyncratic and systematic risk when balancing your portfolio.

5 min read  |  Portfolio Strategy
CPI, PCE … What About the YPI? Assessing Your Personal Inflation Rate March 8, 2021 1:42 PM   |  

Consumer Price Index (CPI) doesn’t tell the whole story. What’s your personal inflation rate? How can you use it to assess your long-term goals?

5 min read  |  Budgeting & Saving
Are We There Yet? Portfolio Diversification and Cryptocurrency March 5, 2021 10:15 AM   |  

Some financial professionals suggest including alternative investments—those that fall outside the world of stocks, bonds, and cash—as part of a diversified portfolio. Should investors consider cryptocurrencies as part of the alternatives choice set?

5 min read  |  Trading Basics
What’s a Black Swan Event? How to Spot and Prepare for this Outlier “Animal” February 11, 2021 10:30 AM   |  

Learn about “black swan” events and how you can attempt to protect yourself and your portfolio from adverse shocks.

4 min read  |  Portfolio Strategy
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