Thomas Hughes is a long-time market-watcher, trader, and armchair economist with over 15 years of experience. If there is a market traded for money with price charts and news he is interested in it. Over the years Thomas has covered everything from stocks to options, FOREX, gold, oil, and cryptocurrencies. His personal investing style is focused growth, value, and dividends with a sub-focus on dividend-growth. In his opinion, the best investments are ones where technicals and fundamentals align. Thomas is married and has two children, he and his family live in western North Carolina.