Trading since 1987, Ichimoku disciple with a preference towards trading options, SPY and equities using technical analysis, patterns, fibonacci and CANSLIM mindset. Architect, father, Vietnam Veteran, USN 72-76. Core : Integrity, Honesty, Respect.
Trend follower, portfolio manager, market technician. Former sales trader to hedge funds/institutions, research analyst, prop trader, buy-side head of desk. Only took 25 years to find what works for me. Always learning.
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 trade off of support, breakout patterns, catalysts, and momentum. I will either scalp, scale in intra-day, or will build a position for days anticipating a big move. Love volume. Love under $20 stocks.