TD Ameritrade Institutional

As a registered investment advisory firm (RIA), RCM does not hold assets for clients.  Instead, we utilize independent custodians such as TD Ameritrade Institutional to provide custody services. They provide RCM and over 4,000 other fee-based, independent RIAs with support and services to help us help you.


How much risk do your investments contain?  How do you think they may react to another market crisis like 2008, or in bull markets like 2013 and 2017?

To help answer these questions, RCM utilizes advanced technology from Riskalyze to calculate objectively an investor’s true risk tolerance—a significant improvement from vague industry parlance such as "moderate" or "balanced."  By quantifying an acceptable level of potential risk, Riskalyze helps RCM align client portfolios to investor expectations. 

Learn more about how we use Riskalyze, and discover your own risk number.

CMT Association

Edwin K. Retter is a member of the CMT Association (formerly the Market Technicians Association).  He earned the CMT designation in 2017.

The CMT Association is a non-for-profit member association of over 4,500 investment professionals in 85 countries.  Its mission is to establish and maintain the highest professional standards among technical analysts by educating the investment community about the theory, practice and application of technical analysis.

The CMT Association is the home of the Chartered Market Technician (CMT) Program, the preeminent, global designation for technical analysis.  Those candidates who successfully complete all three levels of the CMT examination, attain Membership in the CMT Association and agree to abide by the CMT Association Code of Ethics are granted the right to use the CMT credential.

The CMT Association also organizes and sponsors educational events around the world, maintains an extensive library of technical analysis material and publishes newsletters and journals on a regular basis. 

Source: CMT Association

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