Overall I am a conservative investor with a diversified portfolio. As a sideline I gamble on single positions for a short-term gain. I hunt for bargains especially in Tech as that is my home turf. I do this normally (but not always) for a day trade before escaping back to cash. My specialty is the technology sector. I am not very knowledgeable overall in market economics. I am learning how to use options for shorting, and margin trading for short term call bets.
Don't entirely like the monetary system in the US - Quote: "It is well enough that people of our American nation do not understand our banking and monetary system, for if they did, I believe there would be a revolution before tomorrow morning."
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Hugh Pickens is a physicist who has explored for oil in the Amazon jungle, crossed the empty quarter of Saudi Arabia installing microwave communications systems, and built satellite control stations for NASA all over the world. In 2005 Pickens and his wife retired to his hometown of Ponca City, Oklahoma where he cultivates his square foot garden, mows nine acres of lawn, and photographs local events at the Poncan Theatre and Ponca Playhouse.
Former Electrical Engineer for the Bell system. Just looking to maximize my retirement income by selecting under valued stocks that are likely to realize large upward movement in a short period of time.