I am an amateur investor who loves the opportunity for profits in the stock market. I'haven't always picked the best stock for profits. When I have it is a super high. The purpose of writing about stocks and what I am thinking is to continue to learn what it takes to be successful more often than not. My first article offers insights into volume and its role in a stocks price based on the size of a trade and at what price.
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Private Investor - Actively manage my investment and retirement accounts.
Trading Methodology - Always looking to hit home runs while slashing singles and stealing bases. (ie I look for long opportunities (GARP) and swing trade while following the major trend. Sometimes use options to gain leverage or safety.)
Trading Frequency - Yearly, monthly, weekly and daily. Differing strategies and time horizons for different stocks and situations.
A long time Senior Corporate Financial Analyst for DLLR, RAD and others.
Projects included.... budgets, 5 year forecasts, same store sales analysis, loan proposals, joint venture proposals and BOD presentations, etc.
Currently an active Investor.
Private-Client Investment Manager
Sr. Investment Manager
Matrix Investment Service
Individually Managed Investment Accounts
“ The MARKET makes no sounds and is the only thing you should ever listen to ! ”
Doing options for years now (hopefully getting better ). Trader, Linguist, Veteran, ex-amateur athlete (hold some age group records)
Love to travel abroad so much that using my own car recently has "hmm, his is different" feeling. My GF/fiancee is Western European,& needed "fresh air" away from "following the tape" and my career. Inspired by Jim Rodgers, I, at times, dream of living the post apocalypse in style as a regal yam and melon farmer somewhere between Hakodate & Makomanai (God's Country!)
Stocks I used to like include BG, NTDOY, Tata Motors, EWZ, ERJ and BHP long. Everything up for question in 2013
Observed first hand aftermath of "JPN Bubble" by living there (and Japan carry trade).
For the USA, instead of Japan-style deflation, we are leaning towards painful inflation, so I own large amount of phys. silver (some gold) SO EASY TO BUY ....but traders always want virtual or synthetic positions. They will see when GLD is no more
I have a critical care medicine physician with an extensive experience in six tertiary care centers in two continents and four states. The nature of my work deals with technical analysis of multiple bodily functions translated into graphs. That has engendered knowledge and experience of technical analysis over several years which I have used on trading various stocks. Because of my International background I also apply a fundamental analysis to my buys.
I am the blogger at PennyStocksPost.com. I will write daily blogs on the most active and need to know about penny stocks in the market. Signup for the free newsletter at our site, and read the daily columns on the website you will not be disappointed. My content will be second to none.
I AM A NUMBER DUMMY!!
A term I use for the general public MIDDLE CLASS. We are the financially uneducated, unexposed to the stock market and financial investments. Most of us don't even know what the fiscal cliff is. One woman thought it was 70 ft. tall! WOW!
I for one, think we should start teaching our kids financial responsibilities in schools, at an early age. How about a REAL education for once.
Why we need classes like home eck is beyond me. Cooking & sewing?? Read the box & microwave it! I for one support a small tax on investment income to support financial education in public schools. Could help save America.
I'm coming to the game late, so I'm quite aggressive towards growth.
My thoughts on the fiscal cliff?? Shove ur scare tactics where the sun don't shine!!
As for investing, I shoot from the hip. I go with my gut. Common sense goes along way. I don't buy hype. EPS what? What ticker is that?
HISTORY; 20 yrs. prototype machinist. 12 yrs. construction labor, management, owner.
Current; Investments & gardening (yes, profitable..gardening that is ;)
I am a stock trader. I am not a writer but in weekends and in holidays, I love to spend sometime with it. My blog’s name is www.worldequitymarket.blogspot.com. Disclaimer of my blog is also applicable for all my writings here in Seeking Alpha.
Golden Economizer has been brokering residential mortgage loans and real estate in Los Gatos, California since 1993. He has a B.A. in Economics from the University of Virginia. He is an advocate of free markets, sustainable lifestyle, limited federal government and an asset backed currency. He believes that the fractional reserve banking system, government intervention in markets, and unrestrained deficit spending are some of the greatest dangers to both the US and the global economy. He supports strict enforcement of the US constitution as written.
I am a value investor interested in learning more about the market and various trading strategies. I have been investing in stocks for over a decade now, and learned a lot about myself and investing in general. I believe in individual rights and free markets (therefore limited government), but have been around the block long enough to know that capitalism is not perfect and the market is subject to corruption and manipulation. I also believe it is possible to profit in any market - the key lies in your decisiveness, risk tolerance, and time horizon.
Several books that inform my investment philosophy are:
1) William O'Neill - How to Make Money in Stocks
2) Edwin Lefèvre - Reminiscences of a Stock Operator
3) Michael Sincere - Understanding Options
4) Benjamin Graham - The Intelligent Investor
5) Robert Hagstrom - The Warren Buffett Way
6) Ken Fisher - Markets Never Forget (But People Do), The Only Three Questions That Still Count
7) Pat Dorsey - The Five Rules For Successful Stock Investing
8) Heather Brilliant & Elizabeth Collins - Why Moats Matter
9) Jim Rogers - A Gift to My Children
10) Ray Dalio (video) - How the Economic Machine Works
I have also taken graduate courses in Strategy, Investments, Portfolio Management, Entrepreneurial Finance, Corporate Finance, Financial Accounting, Corporate Governance, and Valuation.
Some of my favorites quotes:
when we know ourselves to be connected to all others, acting compassionately is simply the natural thing to do. -rachel naomi remen
the markets can remain irrational longer than you can remain solvent. - j.m. keynes
it is only by being bold that you get anywhere. if you are a risk-taker, then the art is to protect the downside. -richard branson
i have always believed that the only way to cope with a cash crisis is not to contract but to try to expand out of it. -richard branson
entrepreneurship is the pursuit of opportunity without regard to resources currently controlled. - howard stevenson
don't optimize a melting ice cube. - kevin efrusy
the test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function. - f. scott fitzgerald
the dissenter is every human being at those moments of his life when he resigns momentarily from the herd and thinks for himself. - archibald macleish
it ain’t so much the things we don’t know that get us into trouble, it’s the things we do know that just ain’t so. - artemus ward
if you resist reading what you disagree with, how will you ever acquire deeper insights into what you believe? the things most worth reading are precisely those that challenge our convictions. - oliver wendell holmes