I am a professional pattern trader specializing in classical patterns and my prop patterns. I think of risk (not reward) first before placing a trade.
I strongly believe that a trader has to have RESPECT for markets to make money. I love markets.
Suri Duddella, 20+ years full-time Futures/Equities/Options Trader. Patterns based Algorithmic Trading. Author -- "Trade Chart Patterns Like The Pros" book. Automated Pattern Galleries/Research/Blog: http://www.suriNotes.com