My investment style changes with the environment. While I prefer long-term and once liked Preferred Stocks, and Bonds, I have transitioned over the years to shorter time horizons. Unfortunately the extremely unstable financial situation we are currently living in result in many sector revolutions. These changes, caused by technology and regulation, requires an individual to be either nimble or well-endowed financially. since my assets are limited, I need to be nimble. with a larger base of assets, I would be able to sit out the disturbing asset value cycles, the way a Warren Buffet can. I am trained in Engineering, Finance, Quality Assurance. Having been experienced in Military, Nuclear Power, Communications, Real Estate and Securities Investing. Prior and existing qualifications include Professional Engineering Licenses, Securities Licenses (Series 7, 63, etc) Insurance Sales, and various military quals including PACOM ACTION OFFICER, CDO, OOD (F), EOOW, and LSO As a Naval Engineer, have managed operations of up to 2000 people worldwide and $200,000,000/ year budget. He has had various careers, including Political appointee (8 yrs), home builder (3 yrs), Naval Officer 30 years), Engineer (40 years), Investor (20 years). As you might guess, some of these years overlap, or I am about 110 years old. Currently manage real estate in Hawaii and North Carolina and family trust investments.