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 am an independent trader with over 25 years of experience working on the buy and sell-side. I have researched and invested in traditional and alternative asset classes and worked at Pensions Funds, International Banks and Dealers.
My passion is the markets! I have been highly involved in developing strategies for the past 5 years and I specialize in day trading futures, especially the e-mini S&P (/ES) and treasuries, and swing trading equities and options.
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.
Former Las Vegas porn slapper turned coke-addled trader. Chasing hedonistic returns in search of unchecked gluttony and decadence, while dodging bullets Matrix-style riding the fine line between "investing" and riverboat gambling...
ElliottWaveTrader.net is a live trading room and member forum focusing on Elliott Wave analysis, led by a team of analysts including Avi Gilburt (equity indices & metals), Zac Mannes (U.S. stocks), and Garrett Patten (U.S. stocks & world indices).