I have been investing since 1986. I primarily use mutual funds as a long term hold with tactical allocation moves as needed. About 10% of my portfolio is in stocks and/or ETFs of which I trade occasionally.
30 year software executive, scientist, consultant who was also a past securities broker/trader. Swing trader, scalper & longer term investor. Looks for stocks that exhibit repeatable behaviors, and value to limit risk with volatility for max gains.