As Head of Research at StockBrokers.com, Blain Reinkensmeyer has 18 years of trading experience with over 1,000 trades placed during that time. As a passionate market participant, Blain has personally traded everything from stocks and options to forex and cryptocurrency.
Referenced as a leading expert on the US online brokerage industry, Blain created the original scoring rubric for StockBrokers.com back in 2011 and has headed every annual review since the site's inception.
Blain has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Forbes, and the Chicago Tribune, among others. At the young age of 22, Blain was honored as part of Crain's Detroit Business', Top 20 in their 20s, 2009 class.
As a writer, Blain is the author of The Interactive Guide to Technical Analysis. He has also authored numerous stock trading educational articles on his personal blog, StockTrader.com, which have been read over 20 million times over the past decade.
Blain is married and lives in Troy, Michigan, with his wife and kids. He is a technology enthusiast who loves reading, barbecuing during summer, and spending time with his family.
- Wall Street Journal - E*Trade’s Future Is Clouded by Schwab-TD Ameritrade Deal
- Wall Street Journal - Investment Advisers Fear Losing Out in Schwab-TD Ameritrade Deal
- TD Ameritrade Network - Young Investors and the Bull Market
- Wall Street Journal - The Race to Zero Commissions
- New York Times - With No Frills and No Commissions, Robinhood App Takes On Big Brokerages
- Chicago Tribune - How Trading Technologies is adapting to a fast-changing industry
- LibertyTalk.fm - US Dollar to Rally?
- Le Temps Magazine (French) - Robinhood, the app that wants to democratize the stock market, is worth more than a billion dollars
- Forbes - 7 Secrets From A Wall Street Trader
- Barron's - Does Your Broker Merit a Valentine?
- Crain's Detroit Business - Top 20 in their 20s