Suzie SmithSuzie Smith, who goes by Suz, is Portfolio Manager for Strategic Portfolio Solutions and a private trader whose specialty is long term capital growth. By using a unique combination of equity and options strategies, her goal is to achieve equity growth and capital protection in the event of adverse market conditions.

Smith spent 20 years as in the accounting field before she began trading equities, options and futures in 2007. She contributed to a subscription-based trading forum under the direction of Dan Fitzpatrick of Real Money on CNBC for six years, and in 2010 she began blogging for the largest trading desk on the floor of the CME. In 2012, she became a contributor for Seeking Alpha. Her work can be found on Google Finance and Yahoo Finance.

In addition to trading and blogging, she regularly provides technical analysis to top fund managers at major organizations like Goldman Sachs and Merrill Lynch. In 2012, she became a full time professional trader. Ms Smith produces content for,,, and

Trained under some of the best fundamental and technical traders in the business, she now mentors subscribers exclusively for Explosive Options. Suz welcomes inquiries into her wealth management services, and can be reached at