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.
Head of Community Development @ StockTwits. Evangelizing Social Communications for Investors, Traders, & Public Companies. Independent Trader. Former Chicago Board of Trade Member. Host of #TheMustFollowPodcast
I construct charts to help people capitalize on the excess fear and greed of global investors.
My goal: provide research to help investors enlarge their portfolios regardless of market direction. My approach - TBNM or Tops, Bottoms, No Middles
"What I do have is a very particular set of skills; skills I have aquired over a very long career." -Liam Neeson
"There is a tide in the affairs of men.Which,taken at the flood,leads on to fortune." Shakespeare
I am a contributor to Seeking Alpha (http://bit.ly/194jZ2p). In cyberspace, I am best known as MackTheKnife, the winner of the Zacks $100,000 Challenge 2007. In meatspace, I am best known as J.J. McGrath, an editor and writer based in New York.
Industry veteran and loyal student of markets. FT technical trader (supply/demand) Mastermind student of Online Trading Academy. I do NOT buy hi/sell lo. -Everything you need to know in the charts - listening. (NOT here for fees)