Andrew Hart is a Research Analyst and Portfolio Manager at BigTrends.com. BigTrends specializes in investment research, recommendations and education - specifically in the field of Options Trading. As a Portfolio Manager Andrew leads the ETF Options Trader and the ETF Stock Trader Portfolio recommendation service, and acts as a supportive manager with Price Headley's Options Shark service. His articles are published weekly under the Daily TrendWatch and Sector Spotlight outlets, and his writing has appeared on websites such as Seeking Alpha and stockweblog.com (http://stockweblog.com/). BigTrends was founded in 1999 by Price Headley; Andrew joined the research division in 2007 and quickly developed his own trading systems based on consistent growth and risk containment. After graduating from Wittenberg University, Andrew worked on Capitol Hill before transitioning to the World Bank as a contractor. During his time at the World Bank, Andrew worked with the World Bank Credit Union in lending -- his experience in global finance helped forge his trading mindset, which focuses on strategic risk reduction. Andrew Hart employs different trading techniques for different asset types; his disciplined systems are based on growth, risk reduction, and consistency. He believes technical analysis is paramount in short term trading scenarios while fundamental data advantageous in longer term situations. Andrew believes one of the most important and effective trading philosophies is sector rotation, which seeks to exploit the best trending sectors and industries through the use of Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs).