About Chris McKhann


Chris McKhann

Senior Writer

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Chris McKhann has worked in the investing industry for more than 20 years with many of the top names in the online trading space, including TD Ameritrade and optionMONSTER, which later became part of E*TRADE. His work has been cited in the Wall Street Journal, Reuters, the Financial Times, Forbes, CNBC, Nasdaq.com and Nikkei. He has also been an advisor and outside trader for several hedge funds. He was one of the first traders to delve into the VIX tradable products and to write about them (back in 2006). Chris is also an educator who teaches high school statistics, finance and computer science.

Latest Articles


Webull Review

Webull offers a unique community experience and easy-to-use trading platforms that will satisfy most young investors. However, for everyday investing, Webull lacks in trading tools and features.


Best Stock Trading Apps for 2022

For our 2022 Annual Review, we thoroughly tested 15 stock trading apps and reviewed each one across more than 25 different features.


eToro Review

Now available to U.S. customers, eToro bills itself as a “social investment network” and as such does a very good job, especially in the crypto space.


Wealthsimple Review

Wealthsimple is an excellent broker choice if you are a passive investor in Canada or the U.K. and seeking an innovative robo-advisor solution for automated investing.


Vanguard Review

Vanguard, known for its low-cost funds, is aimed squarely at buy-and-hold investors and its platform reflects that focus.


Tradier Brokerage Review

Tradier Brokerage is somewhat unusual among the brokers in our annual review: clearly aimed at the advanced trader, but one who is not interested in cryptocurrencies or futures trading.


TradeStation Review

As a trading technology leader, TradeStation supports casual traders through its web-based platform and active traders through its award-winning desktop platform, all with $0 stock and ETF trades.


TD Ameritrade Review

TD Ameritrade delivers $0 trades, fantastic trading platforms, excellent market research, industry-leading education for beginners and reliable customer service.


SoFi Invest Review

SoFi Invest offers a wide range of services, including access to cryptocurrencies, IPOs and automated investing. It is relatively easy to use, and gets high marks for its mobile app.


Robinhood Review

Robinhood is very easy to use; however, now that all online brokers offer $0 stock and ETF trades, Robinhood's lack of trading tools and research leaves it a step behind the competition.

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