I have been beaten, stabbed, shot, and poisoned by the stock market. The market rolled me up in a carpet, threw me in an icy river, and left me to die. I survived. Now I'm going after the market, the markets kids, the markets friends, and the markets associates. I'm taking all of the money without remorse or hesitation. If you are on the other side of my trade, watch out.
BS meteorology u of hawaii 1971.custom design/boatbuilder ever since.now,thanks to the bankers,taking my interest in investing more seriously.
day/week/month trading on anchored boat when not snook/trout fishing in smaller boat....sebastian and keys florida/bahamas.....periodically aiming solar panels-i make ice with them,run everything....that n some propane....an enjoyable simple life....but i am easily amused.
life's just another deserted beach.
Mr. Matthew Garrett has been an independent market participant for the past 7 years starting at the age of 18. In this time he has consistently and accurately identified the major emerging macro trends. These talents gained him recognition from senior University staff and administration, Capital market professionals and the local community. The most significant prognostications include but are not limited to the following:
1) Identification of the coming systemic crisis originating from sub-prime products (early '07)
-Subsequent broad based deleveraging and failure of large financial institutions
-A need for unprecedented policy responses
2) Long-Term dollar weakness ('01)
-Dollar rally ('08)
-A likely emergence of a USD funded carry trade ('08-'09)
3) Popping of the oil bubble in July '08
- a +gold/-crude spread trade to remove tail risks.
4) Significant weakness in GBP,AUD,EUR/JPY crosses July-Sept '09
- this was a way of selling "risk" without the outside force of liquidity injections present in most risk assets.
Currently, Matthew is exploring the option of launching a Global Macro fund or joining an established financial institution.
ex- EF Hutton, Bear Stearns, Lehman Bros. sales trader
It took me awhile to shake the mind set of dancing to a big firm's agenda. For awhile, I was enamored by the idea of precious metals as a safeguard against currency debasement and political risk. Central Banks see it differently. Market manipulation via futures contracts destroys any notion of a commodities actual supply and demand dynamic.. I hope to be on the right side of market manipulations in the future. amen!
Raised in Richmond, Virginia, I graduated from Penn State University in 2001 with a Bachelor of Science in Recreation and Parks Management. During and after college, I pursued a short career as a golf professional. Over a span of six years I worked at 5 different clubs across the United States. Starting at Baltimore Country Club in Maryland, I then traveled to Coutry Club of the Rockies in Vail, Colorado; Buffalo Country Club in New York; Naples Grande Golf Club in Florida; and finally to Aronimink Golf Club in Philadelphia, PA.
I began a career change in 2004 as a Customer Service Rep with Pella Windows and then as an Estimator/Sales Rep for Nolan Painting, Inc. I then chose to go back to Penn State (Great Valley campus) for an MBA in Entreprenuial Studies and New Ventures. Since 2006, I have been working with a consulting firm in Philadelphia helping entreprenuers and small business owners in areas of organizational development and financial management.
While at PSU-GV, I attended John Mason's class on Financial Markets. I have been Seeking Alpha ever since.
20 yrs in the USMC. MA international business and MBA. 4 years process engineer at GE aircraft M&I division. Now own a management company with 12 employees running dental offices. Managing doctors is like herding cats. (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pk7yqlTMvp8) Second language Japanese.Photo is Upper Gully West Virginia white water rafting past pillow rock Class 5. OOHRAH
Reagan's First Inaugural: "In this present crisis, government is not the solution to our problem; government is the problem."
Thatcher: "What [a Leftist] is saying is that he would rather the poor were poorer provided the rich were less rich."
Bastiat: “The State is that great fiction by which everyone tries to live at the expense of everyone else.”
Mises: "Those politicians, professors and union bosses who curse big business are fighting for a lower standard of living."
Hayek: "The [libertarian], of course, does not deny that there are some superior people -- he is not an egalitarian -- but he denies that anyone has authority to decide who these superior people are."
Mises: "Monetary calculation and cost accounting constitute the most important intellectual tool of the capitalist entrepreneur, and it was no one less than Goethe who pronounced the system of double-entry bookkeeping one of the finest inventions of the human mind."
Friedrich Nietzsche: “Everything the State says is a lie, and everything it has it has stolen”
Kingsley Amis: "If you can't annoy somebody, there is little point in writing."
Alexander Tytler: "A democracy will continue to exist up until the time that voters discover that they can vote themselves generous gifts from the public treasury."
Niels Bohr: 'Prediction is very difficult, especially about the future."
I am a MD in the Netherlands and selftaught investor. After 20 years :-) I am getting the hang of it and found that investing is simpeler than I thought although it requires strict discipline.
To be succesful:
1. accept and cut your losses when they are small. ALWAYS
2. time the market according to it's character; in a strongly trending general market follow the trend weeks to months but in choppy markets take your profits in days or weeks
3. trade what you see, not what you think, or worse what you feel! Or still worse what others say.
4. combine fundamental and technical analysis, price action is the truth
5. manage your money and learn the formulas for bet size, profitability and win/loss ratios.
6. record all your trades and learn from them, it will help you stay disciplined
I am Jeffrey S. Schulman Sr. aka jschulmansr
I have now officially joined the ranks of "Day traders" and I am trading in the Markets to generate my Income. I have over 30+ years investing experience along with being a both Stock and Commodities Broker, Trading Advisor and Pool Operator. Currently however I am not licensed or registered as a Trading Advisor or Broker. I am providing the info about my trading here for informational purposes only. In addition, I am also an Internet Marketer, MLM, Affiliate Marketer, SEO and SEM Expert, plus much more...
Author and Editor of Dare Something Worthy Today Too! A Blog covering Gold and Precious Metals, Financial and Investing, Market Timing and Analysis, Politics, Computers and Internet, and much more...
I was recently a victim of this recession and "downsized" from working at Qwest Communications, with the Executive Offices of Qwest; as an Escalations Manager/Analyst specializing in High Speed Internet, DSL/ADSL., Internet Security, and more.
In addition I am an Open Networker, Top Linked, LION (worn with pride!), and accept all LinkedIn and FaceBook friend/join my network requests. In addition I reciprocate all Follows on Twitter.
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I reside currently in the Savannah Area, Georgia, U.S.A.