If you are bored enough to read this, I am an engineer by trade and in the energy industry. When I have free time (or free money for that matter) I like to see if there are any bargains in the market. My style of trading is quite simple, I buy stocks that have low P/E's and short stocks with high P/E's, but sometimes do invest in companies with unique technologies that I believe in. I am relatively new to the market (3 years of trading) and tend to do short term trading (buy and sell anywhere from several hours to a fiscal quarter). I also love to look at charts, which are a great indicator of today's "herd mentality", which also helps me to decide when to buy and when short a stock. Lastly, I find the market frustrating many days just as many of you do; due to the market running a (in my mind) mediocre stock up and pounding a solid company for a .01% earnings miss...
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I am an engineer and long time technical consultant specializing in control and instrumentation systems for medical, industrial, vehicle and aerospace companies. The technical, cultural, market, regulatory and other factors that separate successful products and companies from their peers has fascinated me for many years. My investment experience is limited to my own accounts.