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

Get Viraj’s perspective

Diversity Investing: Adding a “D” to ESG Investments August 4, 2020 10:30 AM   |  

Recent events have increased interest in adding diversity as a component of environmental, social, governance (ESG) investing. But getting robust data has been a challenge.

5 min read  |  Portfolio Strategy
Volatile Markets and Managed Portfolios: An Automated Investing Update July 1, 2020 10:30 AM   |  

The market selloff of March 2020 was arguably the first stress test of robo-investing platforms since their inception roughly 10 years ago. Here’s how automated platforms—and the portfolios of investors who use them—performed during the period.

5 min read  |  Portfolio Strategy
Market Stress Throwing a Wrench in Diversification? There Are Alternatives June 25, 2020 10:30 AM   |  

When market volatility throws a wrench into diversification strategy, some investors consider alternative investments. Here’s a look at the world beyond stocks and bonds.

5 min read  |  Alternative Investing
Growth vs. Value Stocks: Which Is Right for Right Now? June 23, 2020 10:30 AM   |  

Growth stocks versus value stocks—a case can be made for both. But which way should an investor's portfolio lean these days?

5 min read  |  Stocks & Stock Sectors
Putting Up a Good Defense: Defensive Sectors & Stocks Strategy for Investors June 22, 2020 10:30 AM   |  

A good defense is the best offense, right? It’s sometimes true for investing as well. Here’s what investors should know about defensive investing and defensive sectors.

5 min read  |  ETFs & Mutual Funds
Riding Out Market Turbulence: Why Staying Invested Can Work Better Than Trying to Time the Market April 2, 2020 4:00 AM   |  

After a market drop, some investors might move their money to wait it out. Find out why staying invested may be a better approach than stock market timing.

4 min read  |  Portfolio Strategy
Building Toward the Long-Term Financial Future: Needs, Wants, and Wishes March 30, 2020 10:30 AM   |  

Consider a three-tiered pyramid approach to creating goals for your needs, wants, and wishes.

5 min read  |  Retirement Planning
Impact Investing: Clean & Renewable Energy and Your Portfolio March 20, 2020 10:30 AM   |  

When it comes to socially responsible investing, concerns about climate change and the environment are at the front of many investors’ minds.

5 min read  |  Stocks & Stock Sectors
Want to Channel Your Inner Investor Activist? Cast Your Proxy Vote March 13, 2020 10:30 AM   |  

Are you a shareholder and want to have some say in a company’s decisions? Vote your proxy.

5 min read  |  Investment Guidance
Look Both Ways: What Are Leveraged and Inverse ETFs? February 21, 2020 10:30 AM   |  

When ETFs lose (or make) more than the market they’re tracking, you might be holding an inverse or leveraged ETF.

7 min read  |  ETFs & Mutual Funds
Call Us
800-454-9272

Content intended for educational/informational purposes only. Not investment advice, or a recommendation of any security, strategy, or account type.

Be sure to understand all risks involved with each strategy, including commission costs, before attempting to place any trade. Clients must consider all relevant risk factors, including their own personal financial situations, before trading.

adChoicesAdChoices

Market volatility, volume, and system availability may delay account access and trade executions.

Past performance of a security or strategy does not guarantee future results or success.

Options are not suitable for all investors as the special risks inherent to options trading may expose investors to potentially rapid and substantial losses. Options trading subject to TD Ameritrade review and approval. Please read Characteristics and Risks of Standardized Options before investing in options.

Supporting documentation for any claims, comparisons, statistics, or other technical data will be supplied upon request.

This is not an offer or solicitation in any jurisdiction where we are not authorized to do business or where such offer or solicitation would be contrary to the local laws and regulations of that jurisdiction, including, but not limited to persons residing in Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, Japan, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, UK, and the countries of the European Union.

TD Ameritrade, Inc., member FINRA/SIPC. TD Ameritrade is a trademark jointly owned by TD Ameritrade IP Company, Inc. and The Toronto-Dominion Bank. © 2020 TD Ameritrade.

Scroll to Top