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!)
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.
Speculator,Swing Trader, Momentum Trader, Intraday Plays. My Opinions and Ideas are for the short term day to day but my chosen trade vehicles require some modicum of sound fundamentals and institutional support and coverage.