Balaji Viswanathan is a Software Design Engineer/Test at Microsoft Live Labs. He has been an active investor in US markets for the last 2.5 years and trades heavily in options. Balaji is usually interested in Oil, Gold and Financials. He holds a Master's Degree in Computer Science with his research thesis combining Computer Science and Market theories. He has built a few tools for economic data analysis and is pretty active in Microsoft’s investment club.