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Week of December 24, 2018
Market Thin; Heads Spin: Holiday Week Offers No Respite from Volatility
December 27, 2018 | Category: Daily Market Update | By: JJ Kinahan
A day after the Dow Jones Industrial Average posted its largest ever single day points gain, the market appears poised to head in the opposite direction.
Easy Coding for Traders: Build Your Own Indicator
December 27, 2018 | Category: Charting | By: Chesley Spencer
Yearning for a chart indicator that doesn't exist yet? Why not write it yourself? All it takes is knowing your thinkScript® ABCs.
Implied Volatility: Spotting High Vol and Aligning Your Options
December 26, 2018 | Category: Advanced Option Strategies | By: Scott Connor
Learn the difference between implied and historical volatility, and find out how to align your options trading strategy with the right volatility exposure.
Mobile Trader Analyze: Beta-Weighting, Analysis, Stress-Testing
December 26, 2018 | Category: Mobile Apps | By: Karl Montevirgen
When volatility makes its presence known, sometimes in the blink of an eye, immediate access is key. Learn how new tools on the TD Ameritrade Mobile Trader app can let you perform portfolio analysis on the go.
529 Savings Plans: Investing Toward College & More
December 25, 2018 | Category: College Savings Plans | By: Matt Whittaker
What is a 529 plan? Get education savings and tax savings working in tandem for you and your college-bound family.
State of Bitcoin, Blockchain: Slump After the Cryptocurrency Gold Rush
December 24, 2018 | Category: Forex | By: Bruce Blythe
Interest in bitcoin and cryptocurrencies reached a fevered pitch about a year ago, as prices soared and two U.S. exchanges began listing futures products on bitcoin. As prices have fallen, is the bloom off the rose?
Tax Tips for Traders: Form 8949 & Section 1256 Contracts
December 21, 2018 | Category: Tax Forms | By: Dayton Lowrey
Traders have special considerations at tax time, including Schedule D, Form 8949, Section 1256 contracts, and collectibles tax treatment. Here are a few tips for tackling the extra filing.


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