I have been a full time equity/options/futures trader for 11 years, recently switching from prop to backing myself. I began my career and earned my brokerage licenses at Charles Schwab & Co in Denver after CU Boulder, current CFA candidate.
Tactical Trend Trader - Futures intraday trading, liquid options for swings, & position trades in equities. E-mini S&P, Crude oil, & Euro are my primary futures markets. I use fundamentals & sentiment to find solid trends in equities. $$
Have actively traded and invested in stocks for the past 16 yrs. Corporate experience at JP Morgan in the Investment Bank, and for the Rockefeller family. Currently forming a limited partnership with select investors.
Anesthesiologist investing since high school and trading for just over a year. Invested in AAPL / BLK / COST / GE / KO / JNJ / LMT / PG / XOM. Trades are mostly techs / solar / leveraged ETFs and selling limited risk option spreads.
First year of trading end in 2012 -- probably will be flat. But learning. Mostly a chart guy. Can I make a living at this? Verdict still out. Now learning options, hopefully better for capital and profit protection. Plus, like the leverage it offers.
Profits are the byproduct of a finely tuned strategy and a firm understanding of the psyche.
I trade all futures instruments. Nothing to sell. Not a teacher. Just a trader. I love to help out where I can though. hotstockmarket.com