Edward Janeck started investing in 2003 under the tutelage of Market Wizard Mark Cook. Since then he has been a professional trader/investor. He now manages money for a select group of people, balancing short-term trading with long-term investing, to achieve steady returns above the S&P 500 index. His passions are his family and compounding wealth. He lives in beautiful Sarasota Florida with his wife and two kids. He also runs a financial, economic, and investing blog at TheInvestingSpeculator.com (http://www.theinvestingspeculator.com).