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Full time trader. On Wall St. for over twenty years. Founder long/short hedge fund. Currently manages private accounts and with a long/short strategy. To request my performance, e-mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org
high frequency algorithmic trading has greatly simplified the stock market. human day traders should locate clusters of buy and sell stop limit orders and then place orders with expectations that trading robots will take those stops.
Pro. use technical analysis to look for stocks w/ short-term price momentum. Not interested in fundamental or intrinsic value of stocks, but rather in their trends and patterns.
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