I only buy stocks that are ready to potentially move soon with tight Stop. I will take small loss quickly when it return back under the trend line or breakout point. http://treenhome.blogspot.com/2013/12/my-stock-trading-is-simple.html
I work in biotech so I invest in biotech. I try to play runups into results. I hold often through results because of major DD. I like small mcap companies and binary events. I mostly try to get in early and hold LT.
First year of trading end in 2012 -- probably will be flat. But learning. Mostly a chart guy. Can I make a living at this? Verdict still out. Now learning options, hopefully better for capital and profit protection. Plus, like the leverage it offers.
24 Year old forensic accountant working for Pricewaterhouse Coopers. Has CPA and is a CFA level 2 candidate. Looking to move into investment management in the future. Avid studier of the markets and technical analysis for 10 years.