Investing since 82. Felt the pain of the 87 and 00 crashes. All fiat money is subject to devaluation. Most trading is now done by HFT-bots trading among each other.
Over 25 years experience as a networking geek. Now am a network security geek.
Retired founder and P.M. of a small hedge fund family. Named "Best of the Web" Stock Picker 2005 by Forbes. Both of my funds in 2008 returned double digit positive results. Retired in 2009 to the beach. Freelance writer on Global Macro markets.