Worked in various parts of the brokerage business in both sales (stocks, bonds, options, commodities broker) and operations for more than twenty years and consider myself a 'student-of-the-market'.
Investing since 82. Felt the pain of the 87 and 00 crashes. All fiat money is subject to devaluation. Most trading is now done by HFT-bots trading among each other.
Over 25 years experience as a networking geek. Now am a network security geek.