Professor of Physics and consultant to industry. 300+ technical publications. Believer in new technologies and identifying them early on. 75% portfolio buy and hold more than 3 months to years. 25% weekly swing trades all to the long side for fun.
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.
Retired & enjoy traveling. Entrepreneur & consultant 1980-2007. Sometimes trade for fun...
Jan-Mar 2014 been day-trading, but many months no active trading. Most public stock funds in boring SP500/R2000/W5000. No bonds.