Meet the posters / Introduce yourself

Discussion in 'Forum information and help' started by englishman26, Oct 17, 2005.

  1. ramplead

    ramplead New Member

    Hello everyone! A friend told me about a Venture stock INT.v and I did some research and finally bought some shares. I don't know if there are any venture stock investors here but thought I would check.
     
  2. jackofdiamonds

    jackofdiamonds New Member

    I dabbled in stocks for a few years until I wiped out my entire portfolio by my own greed and by not following the very good rules I had set out in order to prevent myself wiping out my networth. I still own a few stocks (those I couldn't sell because they weren't worth anything anymore.)
    I rarely follow the stock trends now, but who knows I might get back into it. I only need to raise about 30 k to get back to zero.
     
  3. Bowgett

    Bowgett New Member

    Hello, I am a new trader from Seattle area.
     
  4. Rap2383

    Rap2383 New Member

    Hey guys! I'm 23 years old. No degree yet but I'm pursuing a Nursing career. I'm a dialysis technician and managed to save a few bucks to build a small online brokerage account. I lost 3k from my mistakes and plan to minimize them. For the past few trades I've been making successful trades and hope to enhance my trading skills. I want this bad! I may not have much money but once I learn the skill I know I can build it my account. Hope to learn from you guys!!
     
  5. Karl_Accounting

    Karl_Accounting New Member

    22 year old Swede who moved to the USA 2 years ago for studies in Economics.
    I am majoring in Accounting and the goal is the CPA title and my own firm.

    Have been investing in the Swedish stock market since age 17.

    I am a long time dividends investor but from time to time I like looking into penny stocks to see if they might be a future winner.

    As for now my portfolio consists of 6 Swedish dividends stock and one penny stock.
     
  6. OffConstantly

    OffConstantly New Member penny contest winner

    I'm 31, FSU grad, business owner.

    My first trade was this summer, going all in with my IRA on Netflix @55 a share. I recently sold, and now I'm looking to make some more aggressive picks.
     
  7. Dead Presidents

    Dead Presidents New Member

    Hello everyone,

    17 years old, Florida, USA.
    I work as an assistant for a UBS financial adviser (he manages about $340+ million, depending upon the market).

    Ive always loved stocks and the market in general, so i plan on starting my own account. Only about $3k or so to start with, but ill continually add to it.
     
  8. rahman9951

    rahman9951 New Member

    Hello All:

    I am 30 yo from Aussie, relatively new to the financial market. Joined this forum to build my knowledge and hopefully I will be able to learn a lot from the experienced community members.
     
  9. kevnl99

    kevnl99 New Member

    I'm 13, Aspiring investor.

    I run a blog that I would love for you guys to see and I am trying to be actively involved with stocks.
     
  10. deniss200900

    deniss200900 New Member

    Hi, My name is Daniel and i am 20 years old, i study in university, 2nd year in Economy, I am new to trading but i interested on it since 14 years old. Last year i started to trade with binary options, and first i was growing some capital but after 2 month lost it all... so i started to read about stock investing, since it isnt that risky, i am new to this and hoping to pay for my studies.
     
  11. Markmopar

    Markmopar New Member

    Hello, All. I've been a member for a while but just really getting started. I played a few pennies some years ago and came in on just the wrong side of the famous AppleRush(RSHN) that some folks made a killing on.
     
  12. charliemckelvey

    charliemckelvey New Member

    Charlie McKelvey, Bethlehem PA

    Good Morning all. I am new to the board and just wanted to introduce myself quickly. My name is Charlie McKelvey and I live in Bethlehem, PA with my wife and four children. I work at Financial Sources, Inc. where we manage approx. 60 million for 300 clients. I have been in the industry for 20 years and I love it! I am looking forward to contributing some of my knowledge to the board and also learning from all of you.

    Best Regards and God Bless,
     
  13. Franck.Angel

    Franck.Angel New Member

    Greetings from Italy
    I'm an electronic engineer and I work in the development of free trading system for long-term investing.

    In the past I have invested:
    1) in stocks with the aid of the analysis of financial and technical analysis;
    2) in futures and options with an automatic trading system;
    3) in Italian real estate funds through a self-made asset management, sending automated orders.
    Now I am developing an investment strategy on the S&P 500 processing economic indicators.

    I'll be happy to answer those who want to contribute to this new project.

    Kind regards.
     
  14. TopstepTrader

    TopstepTrader New Member

    My Name is Eddie Horn - 27 years on the trading floor, I have been involved in many aspects of the trading business; working in many different roles for major brokerage houses including First Chicago, Deutsche Bank, Royal Bank of Canada, Stotler, and Whitehall.


    The company I work for, TopstepTrader, funds successful traders through a unique evaluation process. In addition to funding traders, we produce a live daily audio broadcast tailored for futures traders. As the voice of TopstepTrader Squawk Radio, I give our subscribers a unique “in-the-trenches” insight to help them navigate each trading day by providing real-time economic data reports, interviews with professional traders, hosting webinars with some of the brightest minds in trading education, interacting with our online community, and reminding traders of important fundamental keys to long-term trading success.


    I have a desk on the CME Trading floor located between the S&P 500 pit and Dow Jones pit - sharing action live here on the trading floor. If you need market play comments just ask.


    Thank you for reading my Introduction - I hope to see you in the Forum. Have a great trading day
     
  15. TopstepTrader

    TopstepTrader New Member

    Re: Charlie McKelvey, Bethlehem PA

    Nice to meet you - hope we can hook up and talk market chat.
     
  16. Schneidku40

    Schneidku40 New Member

    Re: Charlie McKelvey, Bethlehem PA

    My name is Nick, I'm 28 and recently married. I graduated college 5 years ago with a degree in geology and have been doing the geologist bit since then but I'm thinking of going back for an MBA or something similar to get into business/finance.

    I couldn't have picked a much better time to start investing, as I did so in January of 2009. I did well for the first 12-18 months (who didn't!), got overconfident, and starting taking more risk. Terrible idea. I lost quite a bit chasing penny stocks and chinese stocks. For the past year I've been recuperating, reading more books and slowing down with a more conservative approach. I started a Roth IRA last year and took some pointers from the Motley Fool book "Million Dollar Portfolio" and invested 1/4 in the S&P500, 1/4 in a real estate ETF, and 1/4 in a foreign markets ETF. The book suggests contributing the other 1/4 to commodities but I haven't done that yet because I believed commodities to be overvalued last year when I started investing the fund. Instead I invested the other 1/4 in CRR, which I recently sold for a tidy profit. However, I think now I am going to be diving into some ETFs with that last 1/4 with short term trades that span a multitude of disciplines, from individual sectors in the US to individual countries to individual commodities, based on overbought/oversold indicators.

    I also have a regular brokerage account which I somewhat more actively trade individual stocks.

    I'm here to learn from and bounce trading ideas off of all of you!
     
  17. captainp243

    captainp243 New Member

    Re: Charlie McKelvey, Bethlehem PA

    Hello everyone,
    I'm Patrick, I'm new to the forum and relatively new to trading in general. I work in the Gulf of Mexico on offshore oil platforms where it's my job to insure that contracted projects are being done safely and in the interests of the company. I'm 24 years old and I hope to make millions in one way or another... :rolleyes2:
     
  18. joshmessages

    joshmessages New Member

    Re: Charlie McKelvey, Bethlehem PA

    Hello forum,

    I'm Josh. 20 something from Pittsburgh. Work as a financial advisor and manage some client portfolios, so I guess you can say I'm a money manager to some degree. I have a Series 7, Series 65, Series 63, and life insurance licenses. I got about a decade of trading experience which I've used to develop my own trading models.

    I hope I can add to the forum; however, I can (within reason).
     
  19. MakinPicks

    MakinPicks New Member

    Hello!

    Just thought I'd make my first post an introduction post... sorry mods, I didn't see an "introduce yourself" thread anywhere.


    Anyways, I go by Makin Picks and I'm primarily a penny stock momentum trader though I'm trying to expand and learn different styles, techniques, and strategies.

    I hope to contribute and learn from these boards!


    Thanks!
    MP
     
  20. Otrader

    Otrader New Member

    Re: Hello!

    so as i am new member here i just wanted to stop by here to say hello. im 19 years old and really want to get into stock trading.
     
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