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David Russell

Senior Manager, Active Trader Editorial

E*TRADE Securities


A veteran financial writer and seasoned trader with almost two decades of experience, David Russell runs Active Trader editorial content at E*TRADE. He tracks and analyzes option transactions, allowing customers to follow large institutional order flow in an effort to unearth opportunities. Mr. Russell also provides commentary on indexes, sector performance and economic news. Prior to E*TRADE, he was the senior analyst at the trader education firm OptionMonster, where he developed interactive tools and hosted daily webinars. Mr. Russell previously worked in television as a producer for CNBC, as well as a reporter for Bloomberg News. He began his career covering emerging markets in Venezuela and graduated from Washington University in St. Louis. His background encompasses corporate news, active trading strategies, credit and technical analysis.