I'm a Due-Diligence(DD) Fanatic. I NEVER EVER trade a position without serious DD. It all starts and ends with a call to Investor Relations(IR).
I take tremendous pride in finding things out about companies that others are afraid to ask...;)
Follower of Jesus Christ. Husband. Father. Value Investor. Options Trader. MBA. MA Theological Studies.
Disclosure: my ideas in NO WAY should be considered investment advice. You are responsible for your own decisions.
I'm a "story" trader combining headline news with fundamental & technical analysis to target 5-100% gains from intraday to 3 month periods. I'm best at anticipating the next story & reading market emotions. Up 100% in 2013 & 200% in 2014.
Retired reg. prin./stockbroker 35
years as a professional. Won some, Lost some, some got rained out.
Opinions posted are my own based on DD & TA. Agree if you will, Reject if you must. But do keep it civil.
I am a full time blogger & stock trader. Technical analysis & charts are the foundation to my trading. I enjoy teaching & helping others become better.
I am the #1 Most Followed member of the largest small cap message board in the world: "iHub"
Swing trader mostly. Started trading stocks at 13 years of age back in 1983 with my $2000 I saved mowing lawns for 2 years. That grew into $28,000 a month prior to Black Monday 1987. Lost it all within 3 days after Black Monday. Lessons learned...
Developer who works with web applications used for product promotions responsible for tens of billions of dollars each year. Trade technically for short term holds as one of numerous hobbies. Curiosity is what drives me, my retention is mind blowing.
The market is what you make of it. Trade what you know. Recognize patterns, follow trends. Go in direction market takes you. Jesse Livermore Disciple and K.I.S.S. principle.
Get in before the herd, get out before mass jubilation begins.