gee, successful daytraders take it as a serious career...thanks! most were athletes...most have discipline and flexibility. trader (steven ickow) on now. mainly naz, since 2000. "i watch level 2 and institutional support". has 240/250 positive days each year (per their question). focuses on a few individual stocks. "very disciplined and focused". makes 250 trades/day. question "does volatility make it tougher?" he gave the expected response.."august best month in 6 years". and she asked $$, he won't answer specifically but "good money, several hundred thousand dollars a year". book by boris schlossberg, _millionaire traders_.