Retail Investors Gear Up For the Third Annual National Investor Education Conference Presented by Investools® from TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation

Political and Financial Duo Alan Simpson & Erskine Bowles, Wharton Professor Jeremy Siegel, Endurance Swimmer Diana Nyad to address retail investors Sept. 23 – 25 in Orlando, Fla.

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When it comes to investing, knowledge is power. And retail investors can garner invaluable knowledge from some of the industry’s top influencers at the 2013 Investor Education Conference by Investools® from TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation (AMTD).

The Investools Investor Education Conference 2013 will be held at the Rosen Shingle Creek Hotel in Orlando, Fla., from Sept. 23 – 25, 2013. In addition to in-depth breakout sessions, retail investors will have the opportunity to learn from industry leaders, swap tips with other traders and walk away with strategies they can use immediately, such as:

  • Strategies designed to generate monthly income with options, keeping in mind the potential for substantial losses in a short amount of time
  • Tips for how to try to capitalize on the futures and forex markets and learn the potential risk for capital losses
  • Ways to identify the short- and long-term technical signals that can help you plan your entry and exit points
  • How to use historic trends to help you position your portfolio and manage risk
  • How to develop your ability to analyze potential trading opportunities and identify investment fundamentals

Over three full days of interactive learning, attendees can soak up investing know-how from experienced industry veterans. They’ll get insight into the industry from noted political and financial duo Alan Simpson and Erskine Bowles. Plus, Jeremy Siegel, Professor of Finance at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, will present an academic approach to the markets and investing, and Diana Nyad, who on Sept. 2became the first person to swim from Cuba to Florida without a shark cage, will give an inspirational talk about her journey.

“Today, main street investors are privy to the same resources and tools that were once restricted to those on Wall Street. It’s a different era for retail investors, and they are more eager than ever to be in the know,” said Robert Miller, President of Investools, Inc. “The 2013 Investools Investor Education Conference offers retail investors in-depth breakout sessions and networking opportunities they won’t find anywhere else, as well as experienced speakers who are experts in their fields. Every year the conference gets better and we’re thrilled to present this year’s agenda to a record crowd.”

The Investools Training System has evolved over the past 30 years to help each investor grow with the changing market. The annual conference is an extension of the Investools program and is designed to help beginner to advanced attendees refine their skills and techniques as well as learn new strategies to invest in stocks, options, futures, foreign exchange and more.

Visit https://www.investoolsconferences.com/2013/index.php for more information on the conference.

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Investools, Inc., is the education subsidiary of TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation (“TD Ameritrade”)

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Neither Investools Inc. nor any of its officers, employees, representatives, agents or independent contractors are, in such capacities, licensed financial advisors, registered investment advisors or registered broker-dealers. Investools, Inc. does not provide investment or financial advice or make investment recommendations, nor is it in the business of transacting trades, nor does it direct client commodity accounts or give commodity trading advice tailored to any particular client's situation. Nothing contained in this communication constitutes a solicitation, recommendation, promotion, endorsement or offer by Investools, Inc. of any particular security, transaction or investment.

The risk of loss in trading securities, options, futures and forex can be substantial. Customers must consider all relevant risk factors, including their own personal financial situation, before trading. Options involve risk and are not suitable for all investors. Options trading privileges in your account are subject to your broker’s review and approval. Not all accountholders will qualify. Before trading options, a person should review the document Characteristics and Risks of Standardized Options, available from your broker or any exchange on which options are traded. Trading foreign exchange on margin carries a high level of risk as well as its own unique risk factors. Please read the following risk disclosure before considering the trading of this product: Forex Risk Disclosure. Futures and forex accounts are not protected by the Securities Investor Protection Corporation (SIPC).

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