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Can Money Buy Happiness?

This age-old question comes with more interpretations than lottery number combinations.

And every time the lottery jackpot threshold enters gaudy territory a multitude of tickets are sold with the hopes of cashing in on the millions. (more…)

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The 365-Day Digital Makeover

It started with a blank sheet of paper. In fall 2014, TD Ameritrade’s product development team was tasked with an extreme makeover of the online interface for the existing Amerivest® Managed Portfolios* advisory service for long-term investors.

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Innovation Straight Out of… Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor, Mich., well known for top-tier collegiate academics and sports teams, may not be the first place many think of when asked to name a technology innovation hub. Larger, more established markets like Silicon Valley, New York, Los Angeles and even Austin, Texas would likely be named first.

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investor-movement-index-may-2016 Data & Trends

Investor Movement Index: Clients Were Net Buyers of Equities in May

The IMX recorded its largest ever single-month increase in May, growing 0.46 to 4.87. TD Ameritrade clients were net buyers of equities in May which helped to increase the Investor Movement Index. Because the IMX measures portfolio volatility relative to overall market volatility, rising volatility of some of the more widely held positions paired with relatively stable market conditions further increased the IMX. (more…)

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Investor Movement Index: Clients Were Net Buyers of Equities in April

Net buying in April helped to increase the Investor Movement Index ® reading to 4.41. Overall market volatility seemed to stabilize in April, after declining from relative highs earlier in the year. Exposure to the equity markets within TD Ameritrade client accounts increased slightly, as the decline in overall market volatility helped to make the relative volatility of some widely held positions rise modestly. (more…)

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