Michael McKerr is a strategist on the TD Ameritrade Institutional Strategy Desk within Institutional Trading Education. He reviews registered investment advisors’ portfolios, positions, and objectives then provides education on risk-defined option strategies that may be used to help them achieve their goals.
Michael comes from an extensive professional trading background prior to joining TD Ameritrade Institutional in 2017. For nearly a decade, he traded agriculture, equity, and interest rate futures and options independently at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange using a combination of technical and macroeconomic analysis. He started on the thinkpipes® team in late 2017 and joined the Strategy Desk in 2018.
In addition to helping educate advisors on basic and complex options strategies, he provides macroeconomic and market insights through his blogs in the thinkpipes® learning center, some of which have been published by WealthManagement.com.
Michael graduated from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Finance as well as FINRA Series 3,7,63 licenses.