I'm a 28 year industry veteran who started on Wall Street in 1987. I've worked as a Stockbroker, Syndicate Manager, Investment Banker, Financial Analyst, Market Strategist, Published Author, RIA and Hedge Fund Manager.
Co-Founder and Chairman of Stocktwits, Founder of Wallstrip (Acquired by CBS), Managing Member of Lindzon Capital Partners (Hedge Fund) & Managing Member of Social Leverage (an early stage web holding company) ...I have lot's of ideas. Toronto boy.
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.
Dave is an Engineer with graduate MBA studies. He's an amateur option trader. He does not believe in "Corporate Strategy" and seek companies that apply Optionality in their business. He shorts companies that do not understand their own fragility.
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.
70% Options Trader and 30% Swing trader. Here to share ideas and meet some great people.
My favorite strategies.
1. Throw hope out the window and trade to a plan.
2. Follow the volume in and follow the volume out.
3. Respect stops.