Bottom up and top down. I like pocket pivots, breakouts and continuation patterns on market leaders -- IBD50 & CANSLIM names.
I think the market *can* be timed by trading with cycles.
Getting better is about reducing mistakes.
Invested $1M in May 2009, portfolio now $6.5M~.
Received $1M inheritance, bought high quality "Brand-like" U.S. Companies with a long term outlook. Learning to hedge portfolio by selling $SPY. Trade high risk/reward option setups in cash account.
Market technician, analyst and trader with over 25 years experience in global equity, forex and futures markets. Former sales trader to hedge funds/institutions, research analyst, prop trader, buy-side head of desk. Grass looks greener here.
Attain Capital Management is a managed futures brokerage and research firm.
Disclaimer: Managed futures and other alternative investments are complex and carry a risk of substantial losses. They are not suitable for all investors.