Buy and hold died. Follow the gurus cautiously. Some are blind. Buy dips. Buy momentum. Market is unknowable. Food always in demand. Energy too. Charts are like statistics: they can say whatever you want. Momentum + price action for swing trading.
im 37. used to b stockbroker. have dversified portfolio all timeframes, disciplines, sectors & markets. i play textbook & hig-quality technical & fundamental set-ups. i look for 3:1 Risk/Reward. prefer stocks $10+, 500k+ daily volume. i mentor free!!
Trend Trader. Price and Volume action only. Longer term for me is until i beleive a cycle and a stocks move is complete. Typically 10 week and 40 week MA breaks. Prefer fast moving stocks. CANSLIM style with my own twist.