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.
I'm a "story" trader combining headline news with fundamental & technical analysis to target 5-100% gains from intraday to 3 month periods. I'm best at anticipating the next story & reading market emotions. Up 100% in 2013 & 200% in 2014.
In a December 1997 issue of Barron's, a Merrill Lynch poll found that the top strategy among 122 institutions surveyed was to buy stocks of companies that exceed earnings expectations and sell the companies that fall short.
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.
Trendfollower trader (independent), senior contributor for TheStreet.com & Stockpickr.com. Chart reading junkie. Pattern recognition chart player. Day/swing trader. Love small caps. Give me a catalyst! Follow me on TWITTER for all posts @zerosum24