James graduated from the University of Utah with a degree in German, but ultimately decided to follow his passion and pursue a career in the investing field. James joined TD Ameritrade in 2003 and focuses mainly on technology, commodities, and momentum-based trading strategies. He focuses on how to read price action, trend reversals, and breakouts. James holds Series 7 and Series 63 industry licenses.
Education is key to trading stocks. The decision to start trading and investing in stocks depends on your personal situation—including whether you have investable assets.
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