Trading coach, stock index trader, author, blogger, five kids, six grandkids, and four rescue cats. I have a special interest in the integration of quantitative and discretionary approaches to trading.
Head of Community Development @ StockTwits. Evangelizing Social Communications for Investors, Traders, & Public Companies. Independent Options Trader. Short Gamma, Long Optimism. Hiking Enthusiast. Not in Chicago anymore.
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.
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 work was linked to chart analysis and modeling. Now I apply my experience trying to beat the market. Consider myself a true novice. Working with my robot, whom I've explained everything I've learned.