Trading coach, stock index trader, author, blogger, five kids, six grandkids, and four rescue cats. I have a special interest in the integration of quantitative and discretionary approaches to trading.
Head of Community Development @ StockTwits. Evangelizing Social Communications for Investors, Traders, & Public Companies. Independent Trader. Former Chicago Board of Trade Member. Long Optimism. Hiking Enthusiast. Not in Chicago anymore.
Trend follower, portfolio manager, market technician. Former sales trader to hedge funds/institutions, research analyst, prop trader, buy-side head of desk. Only took 25 years to find what works for me. Always learning.
Walked away from a 20 yr career n Engineering, Marketing & Sales n '06 to trade full-time on own account. Specializing n discovering themes, leveraging thru the Stock MKT and riding as long as the cash register is ringing. Thus, the name TrendRida.