Was a very active, successful trader. Serious injury with no insurance drained my savings. Got married. My incredibly smart wife suggested that I stop talking to the TV on how to trade and to use my knowledge instead to help others. So, here I am.
Bottom up and top down. I like pocket pivots, breakouts and continuation patterns on market leaders -- IBD50 & CANSLIM names. Getting better is about reducing mistakes and becoming highly selective with trades. Selling properly is the hard part.
Technical Analysis with views posted in plain English ... text only. Of particular interest to me ... alignment of key technicals. Always keep eyes & ears open to SPY, VIX, FX etc for systemic risk.
Entrepreneur and former fund manager, now active independent trader, trading mostly the US equity market via stocks, ETFs and options, following closely the syndicate calendar for IPOs and secondary deals.Following markets for 15 yrs+ still learning.