Market technician, analyst and trader with over 25 years experience in global equity, forex and futures markets. Former sales trader to hedge funds/institutions, research analyst, prop trader, buy-side head of desk. Grass looks greener here.
Investing since 82. Felt the pain of the 87 and 00 crashes. All fiat money is subject to devaluation. Most trading is now done by HFT-bots trading among each other.
Over 25 years experience as a networking geek. Now am a network security geek.
l/s trend follower (weekly entries/exits w/etfs, high rated ibd stocks & biotech)...hunt big trends...mma, working out...best advice i've gleaned..."an opinion is not a position; a position is not an opinion", @peterlbrandt (5/3/11 in a blog post)
My passion is the markets! I have been highly involved in developing strategies for the past 5 years and I specialize in day trading futures, especially the e-mini S&P (/ES), and swing trading equities and options.