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.
Momentum trader obsessed with risk management and always playing good defense. Former hedge fund manager, prop trader, 15+ years of market experience. Have MBA in Finance from NYU but do NOT believe that markets are efficient.
Trading triple leverage $TNA, $TZA, $UVXY, $XIV, $NUGT, $DUST, $JDST, $JNUG. No options trading here. My posts are based on what I see on the charts. I am not suggesting to buy or sell. Trade at your own risk.
The pic is 23 yrs old but I am a 42 yr old part-time swing trader. Price action, volume and chart patterns is all I got in my tool bag. Please don't follow me blindly. Avg yearly return rate the last 6 yrs: 45% including 2014.
Expose yourself to quality setups and you can make money in any market. Be early to locate relative strength, then exit when things get heated. Shorts are also okay. Find weak stocks and position yourself for continuation.