Former market maker on Pacific Coast Exchange, reporter and columnist for various financial publications. Current editor of Rick's Picks, a trading newsletter for stocks, gold, silver and mini-indexes.
Investing since 82. Felt the pain of the 87, 00, and 08 crashes. All fiat money is subject to devaluation. Most trading is now done by HFT-bots trading among each other. Won't chase any stock/ETF. Over 25 years experience as a networking geek.