What I do is to determine without emotions major turning points and strong trends of major assets that include global indices, equity sector classes, high liquidity stocks, debts & fixed income, commodities and currencies.
Hu Can I make a living at this? Now learning options, hopefully better for capital leverage. Using short term Deep ITM Options now. Long term ATM. A fan of SPY, IWM, VXX, AAPL, GILD. I watch macro data, events while using TA for signals.
Retired & enjoy traveling. Entrepreneur & consultant 1980-2007. Sometimes trade for fun...
Day-trading during Jan-Mar 2014, but many months have no active trading. Most public equities in boring SP500/R2000/W5000. Currently no bonds.