I am mostly a buyer of high quality dividend stocks, with solid competitive advantages. My holding period is forever, as long as the dividend is at least maintained. I tend to concentrate my efforts on stocks which grow earnings and dividends, which
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.
I spent 6+ years supporting myself through online poker and feel I've learned the discipline and money management skills that translate well to the stock market. I spend my free time researching and writing about my investment ideas.
Vice President for the American Association of Individual Investors and AAII Journal Editor. Speaker, WSJ Expert Panelist, regular guest on Your MoneyLife (@MoneyLifeShow), author of Better Good than Lucky, and KU alum.