Trade mostly options for the leverage and strategies that can be employed. Grew up in MN and then enlisted in the Marines and served 4 years. Lived in Charleston, SC then moved to PA for a job and developed an interest in the markets.
Retired founder and P.M. of a small hedge fund family. Named "Best of the Web" Stock Picker 2005 by Forbes. Both of my funds in 2008 returned double digit positive results. Retired in 2009 to the beach. Freelance writer on Global Macro markets.