I started trading only last year but i took stock trading courses as well as spend over 13 hours a day researching trends and companies financials, charts, etc. Trading stocks is most addictive yet rewarding job i have ever done!
Due diligence important also instincts. Don't blindly follow anyone, especially "experts". I read and use chart and volume study, trends, weighing risk tolerance. Mistakes can be great teachers. Disclaimer: For entertainment only.
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.
Providing option trade ideas for the avid trader based on years of technical analysis experience. I look for explosive moves in big beta stocks that can last for few minutes or a few days and use weekly options only.
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.
A simple man leading a simple life with a good woman, good friends, a good dog and a good internet connection.
Full time day/swing trader on private accounts after 25+ years in the financial services and brokerage industry.
Full time trader. On Wall St. for over twenty years. Founder long/short hedge fund. Currently manages private accounts and personal money with a long/short strategy. To request my performance, e-mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org