Market technician, analyst and trader with over 25 years experience in global equity, forex and futures markets. Former sales trader to hedge funds/institutions, research analyst, prop trader, buy-side head of desk. Grass looks greener here.
â€œChartjunk refers to all visual elements in charts and graphs that are not necessary to comprehend the information represented on the graph, or that distract the viewer from this information.â€œ as defined by Wikipedia and Edward R. Tufte
I first started trend following 18 years ago. I wanted to know who was succeeding and what they were doing. My broker told me the most successful client of his company was a dentist who trend followed.