Value investor turned technical trader: I follow momentum along support/resistance lines and try to leverage gains through options, mostly weeklies. Keep a sensible allocation of money in metals, mostly modern Chinese coins. Am allergic to debt.
Joshua "MauiTrader" Hayes is CEO, president and founder of Big Wave Trading Inc., a Maui, Hawaii-based stock market advisory service. Hayes has been/is a contributor to Telechart as Sir Aloha, Realmoney.com, SeekingAlpha.com
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I first started trend following 18 years ago. I wanted to know who was succeeding and what they were doing. My broker told me the most successful client of his company was a dentist who trend followed.
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I day trade for a living. My office is a few blocks from BATS trading. I like 1 or 2 day trades on set ups that are pretty clear. When the short term chart stops working I take profits. I love the stock market and I look forward to it daily.