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I have been investing for over 40 years, evolving from investor to trader. The bear part comes from my degree from Cal: Go Bears!

From 1982 to 2000, I managed a 17% return trading mutual funds on the basis of relative strength. This success was, of course, helped by an historic bull market, but there were challenges, such as the Crash of ’89.

In 2000, as a high-tech sales and marketing exec with Hewlett-Packard, I made money on many .com stocks, helped by doing business with them. When the bubble began to break, my experience with trading and sell rules got me out with relatively little damage.

Since that period, the market has become more volatile as trading became more electronic, and buy ...More
  • Description: Full-time Investor. Trading frequency: Daily
  • Interests: ETFs, Options, REITs, Stocks - long, Tech stocks
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Weekly ETF Blog I trade in ETFs and leading stocks according to a straight-forward formula: News and stock/index action affect market sentiment, which sets the stage for medium term trends. These trends, lasting from several weeks to months provide support for continued profit, as long as they last. When the trend breaks, I ...More
The X-Discipline: Financial Independence for the Web-Savvy Investor The steps include: Understanding and measuring trends in the market, ETF's, and individual stocks. How to evaluate the effect of economic and geopolitical news. Understanding the concept of market sentiment and how use various indicators to measure it. Market sentiment answers the question why markets can ...More
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