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Economic Events

What Goes Around, Comes Around: Basics of Market Cycles and Recoveries May 19, 2020 10:30 AM   |  

Markets, as well as economies, run in cycles—sometimes up, sometimes down, sometimes sideways—each for an uncertain amount of time. Cycles present risks and opportunities for investors. Here are a few things investors should know about cycles, recessions, and recoveries.

5 min read  |  Economic Trends
Do Not Adjust Your Screen: Adapting to the Stay-at-Home Economy May 14, 2020 1:08 PM   |  

The Covid-19 pandemic has led to a seismic shift in the style—and venue—of entertainment, learning, shopping, and working. Here’s how companies are responding.

5 min read  |  Economic Trends
Financial Lifelines: Bankruptcies, Bailouts, and What They Mean for Stock and Bond Investors May 6, 2020 10:30 AM   |  

When the economy turns south, sometimes it exposes cracks in certain companies or industries. There are a few lifelines built into the system—bailouts and bankruptcies for instance—but they're not all alike. Here what investors should know.

5 min read  |  Economic Trends
Election-Year Investing: Positioning Your Portfolio for the Upcoming 2020 Election February 20, 2020 10:30 AM   |  

As the 2020 presidential election looms, investors might be concerned about volatility and potential policy shifts. Should you change your investment strategy? The answer may have more to do with your goals, objectives, and time horizon than your political views.

5 min read  |  Portfolio Strategy
Ripples Across the Pond: Potential Brexit Impact on the U.S. Economy June 3, 2019 11:22 AM   |  

If a no-deal Brexit should come to pass, there would likely be further market volatility. But an “oasis” factor could help fortify the U.S. economy.

5 min read  |  Economic Trends
Got an Eye on the Markets? Here's a Calendar to Help You Keep Track July 25, 2018 4:00 AM   |  

TD Ameritrade’s updated markets calendar can help you stay on top what’s going on in the markets including earnings, dividends, IPOs, economic events, & more

4 min read  |  Web Platform
Short-Sighted on Purpose: Options to Hedge Jobs Report July 1, 2015 8:00 PM   |  

Looking for a hedge? Consider short-term long put options or volatility trades aimed at protecting stocks from unexpected economic results.

3 min read  |  Advanced Options Strategies
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