TD Ameritrade Market Drive - New York

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Grand Hyatt New York

109 East 42nd Street

New York, NY 10017

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Market Drive is a one‑day education event where you'll connect with veteran traders, glean insights from industry thought leaders, and exchange ideas with like‑minded investors.

No matter your experience level, Market Drive can help you become a smarter, more confident investor with a better understanding of things like:

  • The role of options and futures in a portfolio
  • Managing a diversified portfolio
  • Navigating market volatility
  • How to make the most of the thinkorswim® platform and Mobile Trader
  • How to practice trading using the paperMoney® application
  • Using emerging technologies and cryptocurrency to reinvent how you invest

Market Drive offers two exciting tracks to choose from: Investing and Trading. Each track is designed to deliver specialized insights to help you feel more confident building a strategy that aligns with your goals.


8-9 a.m. Registration Opens

9-9:45 a.m. Market Commentary

Kevin Hincks | Manager, Trader Contributor and Host, TD Ameritrade

Join Kevin as he dives into today's market news and events.

9:45-9:55 a.m. Finding Potential Opportunities with Options

Brought to you by the Cboe®

Learn how to trade options products like the SPX Index and VIX in any kind of market condition.

9:55-10:15 a.m. Morning Break

10:15 a.m. - 12 p.m. Multiple track options (please choose your track using the ticket type)

Investing Track

Building a Robust Investment Plan

Dara Luber | Senior Manager, Retirement Products, TD Ameritrade

Ben Watson | Education Coach, TD Ameritrade

Building and maintaining a portfolio designed to withstand all market conditions starts with goals and a plan of action. Join Dara and Ben as they help you understand ways to turn your retirement goals into action with insights into long-term and short-term strategies.

Trading Track

Hone Your Risk‑Defined Strategies

Scott Connor | Director, Trader Education, TD Ameritrade

Up, down, or sideways, there's potential opportunity in all market conditions. Join Scott to boost your confidence with options fundamentals that include covered calls, vertical spreads, and other strategies designed for generating income.

12-1 p.m. Lunch

Bring your own power meal, or grab a bite inside the hotel. Then, spend some time visiting our
sponsor booths.

Bonus Session—Go Mobile. Make Moves Anywhere. (12:30-1 p.m.)

Mike Ying | Senior Analyst, Trader Product, TD Ameritrade

With your mobile device, you can now trade on the go with all the resources of your desktop. You can even trade options, futures, and forex.

1-1:40 p.m. Social Data: Shedding Light on Investor Sentiment

Landon Swan | Co-founder, Likefolio

The use of social media can be another great point in your investment decisions. Join Landon as he unlocks the potential in this great investment insight.

Likefolio and TD Ameritrade are separate and unaffiliated firms and are not responsible for each other's services or policies.

1:40-2 p.m. Finding Potential Opportunities with Futures

Brought to you by The CME Group

Stephanie Lewicky | Senior Manager, Futures & Forex, TD Ameritrade

In the futures market, opportunities can arise anytime. With a strategy in place and round-the-clock hours, you can hedge your position or speculate according to the needs of the moment. Think of it as playing offense and defense at the same time to pursue your profit and risk goals.

2-3 p.m. Keynote Presentation: Annoucement Coming Soon

3-3:30 p.m. Networking reception

Meet and mingle with product experts, market gurus, and investors as passionate as you are. Share your experience of the day's events over cocktails and other refreshments.

All investing involves risks, including loss of principal.

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

Spreads and other multiple-leg option strategies can entail substantial transaction costs, including multiple commissions, which may impact any potential return. These are advanced option strategies and often involve greater risk, and more complex risk, than basic options trades.

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

Third-party research and tools are obtained from companies not affiliated with TD Ameritrade and are provided for informational purposes only. While the information is deemed reliable, TD Ameritrade does not guarantee its accuracy, completeness, or suitability for any purpose and makes no warranties with respect to the results to be obtained from its use. Please consult other sources of information and consider your individual financial position and goals before making an independent investment decision. Past performance does not guarantee future results.

The paperMoney® software application is for educational purposes only. Successful virtual trading during a one-time period does not guarantee successful investing of actual funds during a later time period—market conditions change constantly.

Futures and futures options trading is speculative and is not suitable for all investors. Please read the Risk Disclosure for Futures and Options prior to trading futures products.

Forex trading involves leverage, carries a high level of risk and is not suitable for all investors. Please read the Forex Risk Disclosure prior to trading forex products.

Futures and forex accounts are not protected by the Securities Investor Protection Corporation (SIPC).

Futures, futures options, and forex trading services provided by TD Ameritrade Futures & Forex LLC. Trading privileges subject to review and approval. Not all clients will qualify. Forex accounts are not available to residents of Ohio or Arizona.

TD Ameritrade, Inc. and its affiliates do not provide tax, legal, or accounting advice. The presentations are provided for informational purposes only and should not be considered an individualized recommendation or advice. You should consult your own tax, legal, and accounting advisors before engaging in any transaction.

TD Ameritrade, CME Group, and Cboe® are separate, unaffiliated companies that are not responsible for each other's services or policies.

TD Ameritrade, Inc., member FINRA/SIPC. TD Ameritrade is a trademark jointly owned by TD Ameritrade IP Company, Inc. and The Toronto-Dominion Bank. © 2019 TD Ameritrade.

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