CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--tastytrade, one of the most-watched online financial networks, engaging investors across 150 countries, today announced the appointment of Dylan Ratigan as Strategic Communication Advisor. Ratigan was previously serving as a contributor for tastytrade’s Truth or Skepticism show since January 2015.
In his role as Strategic Communication Advisor, Ratigan will help with tastytrade’s mission to engage individual investors to take responsibility of their own money. He will further investor understanding of risk and debunk the myths and intimidation around active investing. The platform, community and technology combined will confront the risky culture of passive, ignorant investing that exists.
“We believe passive investing is destructive to wealth and disingenuous to the fundamental concepts of successful risk taking and investing,” said Tom Sosnoff founder of thinkorswim and co-CEO of tastytrade. “Nobody is better at telling our story and changing how individuals think about active investing than Dylan Ratigan. It’s time to give him the mic back.”
Dylan Ratigan, commented, “The less we know about our money, the more vulnerable we are. I will champion for individual accountability of investors financial future, which creates stability and resilience. We are living in a new world and individuals should no longer relinquish control of their personal finances to Wall Street institutions.”
“Dylan’s disruptive yet resonant voice for economic justice mirrors what we believe in. He shares our passion, and fight to bring transparency for self-directed investors,” said Kristi Ross, co-CEO and President of tastytrade. “We strive every day to start the conversation and teach the masses the benefits and necessity of active investing, help build confidence and know-how. We are excited to work with him more closely and join our crusade.”
Investors can connect with tastytrade by watching the live, daily shows at https://www.tastytrade.com/tt/shows or meeting the team at a future “He Said, She Said” tour. The 3 hour long show has 2 hours of tastytrade’s unique brand of challenging content and 1 hour of some of tastytrade’s “sweet sweet fan love.”
Dylan Ratigan made his name on broadcast television and social media advocating for capitalism and self-direction. He is Founder and Chairman of Helical Holdings, a New York Times best-selling author, award winning anchor, producer, American resource-technology entrepreneur, and regular political commentator. For more information on Dylan Ratigan, please visit: www.dylanratigan.com
tastytrade is one of the most-watched online financial network, engaging investors and traders across 150 countries with 8 hours of daily, live, cost-free and commercial free programming. tastytrade’s research-based content teaches a logical, mechanical approach to investing and identifying opportunities based on probability and volatility. Investors are continually challenged with financial math, humor and new market perspectives tastytrade includes over 30 million hours viewed of free archived programming. Through its brokerage arm, tastyworks, the company is creating and leading a financial revolution for the do-it-yourself investor. For more information visit www.tastyworks.com.