Head of Community Development @ StockTwits. Evangelizing Social Communications for Investors, Traders, & Public Companies. Independent Trader. Former Chicago Board of Trade Member. Long Optimism. Hiking Enthusiast. Not in Chicago anymore.
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. 'Employed' by NFLX (ha-ha!) but "Fired" after 3QER (sob).