Head of Community Development @ StockTwits. Evangelizing Social Communications for Investors, Traders, & Public Companies. Independent Options Trader. Short Gamma, Long Optimism. Hiking Enthusiast. Not in Chicago anymore.
Left the monastic life of public education after 15 years. Grew a successful real estate business through the down market, invest in real estate, swing trade, still have occasions to teach, pro bono for our local board. Think it; it will happen. :-)
Money is made by discounting the obvious and betting on the unexpected. Confidence comes not from being right every time but from not fearing to be wrong anytime. Success is not for the chosen few, but for the few who choose.
Escaped academic (PhD Business Strategy) now full-time trader. "Professional" meaning it's how I make income; been trading for years, but I still learn /everyday. Values chartists who share. 'Employed' by NFLX (ha-ha!)